Airless spray painting

Airless sprayers are a fast and cost-effective way to apply high-quality coatings. In the first of a three-part series, we look at how to get the most from your airless spraying equipment.

Power to the People

As one of Scotland’s biggest employers of apprentices, City Building has a unique story to tell. Neil Braidwood speaks to Gavin Hay and Graham Chatham to find out more.

Painting outdoors

Outdoor maintenance should be done every few years – weather dependent, of course. Neil Braidwood gets the inside story on the outside jobs

Teaching through a pandemic

Last year was a tough one for apprentices working in the painting and decorating field. With colleges closed and online learning the norm, it was hard to gain the practical skills required.

Apprentice scheme developed

Young people across Scotland are getting the chance to learn new skills which could result in them being taken on as a painting and decorating apprentice, thanks to a new Pathways to Apprenticeship programme