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About Us

The Paintcraft team have over 30 years of experience of painting, decorating, renovation/refurbishment, carpentry, building maintenance and other fields.

Mel Seaga Smith, proprietor, Paintcraft Master Decorators
Mel Seaga Smith, Director

While working for other companies we found that we were frequently forced to do less of a good job than we would wish, either by not being given the resources to do the job properly, or by having our good work subsequently spoiled by that of someone less conscientious. This made it impossible to take pride in one's work, resulting in low job satisfaction.

Our solution was to set up in business together and to employ only those with similar attitudes to ourselves. We aim to make decoration and building a positive experience for our customers. To this end we aim to attract, and retain, friendly, courteous and talented painters/decorators and other tradespeople, and we try to keep the working environment harmonious for both the customer and our staff.

By being efficient and carrying out tasks in a logical order (thus doing everything only once!) we are able to offer a craftsman's approach. You can expect a high quality job, and a complete one, for the same price that you would expect to pay for an average job. We are not the cheapest, and we do not aim to be. What we offer is a complete high-quality job at a fair price.

Customer satisfaction is very important to us, so we guarantee our work. We are fully insured and members of the Painting & Decorating Association, and our service is London-wide.

Please call us on 0207 064 5284 or 07932 160003, or email mel@paintcraft.co.uk for more information or a free quote, and browse our website to find out more about our services, view photos of recent projects and read testimonials from our satisfied customers.

We look forward to being of service to you.

Mel Seaga Smith, Director

• I am seeking the services of a painter/decorator. How much experience do you have? How long have you been doing this trade?

The proprietor Mel Smith has been working since 1982 as a painter/decorator. He is also skilled in associated crafts such as glazing, staining & varnishing, carpentry (trained to NVQ level 2) and bricklaying, and has wide experience of domestic and commercial environments. Most Paintcraft employees have NVQ level 1 & 2 or City & Guilds qualifications, and usually have at least 6-8 years experience.

• Do you have any references that I can follow up?

Please view our Testimonials page. Additional references are available on request.

• Do you do decorative effects, or associated crafts such as paperhanging, plastering, glazing or carpentry?

Yes, our team includes specialists in each of these fields. We also carry out kitchen and bathroom refits, wood floor installation, and wood floor sanding.

• Do you work on your own, or do you have a team?

Paintcraft consists of a small friendly team. We are capable of working on anything from a bathroom to a mansion, to a very high specification.

• Have you done any work in my local area that I can view?

We have worked in a wide range of locations across London. Please contact us for more information about work that we've done in your area.

• Are you a member of any trade associations or professional bodies?

Yes, we are members of the Dulux Select Decorators network and TrustMark.

Paintcraft are first class painters and decorators in London with over 30 years experience, and are members of the Dulux Select Decorators network and TrustMark Dulux Select Decorators network TrustMark

• We are thinking of using wallpaper such as Designers Guild or Osborne & Little. Have you hung this type of wallcovering before?

We've worked with wallcoverings from most of the major manufacturers. For other more delicate wallcoverings we work with specialist paperhangers.

• We want to use a specific type of paint in the bathroom - is that a good idea?

We can advise you on the types of paint that can be used, and where they will be best suited.

• Will this shade of blue clash with my cream carpet in the living room?

We can give you practical advice on colour schemes.

• Is your price inclusive of materials? Are there any hidden charges such as VAT?

Where extras or variations to the main price arise, these will be agreed upon. The main price will be inclusive of materials. VAT is charged on top of the main price.

• We need the house to be secured each day. Are you willing to take responsibility for this?

Yes, we are happy take responsibility for security, having worked for many years in domestic environments.

• Will you protect any items of furniture or carpeting while you are working?

Carpets and furniture will be protected using clean cotton cloth sheets, and/or PVC-wrapped. Where specified we will take extra care with sensitive items. We recommend that you remove or protect any particularly delicate items.

• Do you carry insurance?

We carry full Public Liability Insurance which can be viewed on request.

• What if I am not happy with the work when it is completed?

We offer a full guarantee on the work that we carry out. We aim to maintain customer satisfaction throughout the work, and we have a very high satisfaction rate. In the unlikely event that a customer is not happy with the work, we aim to remedy it as soon as possible. In very rare cases where a matter cannot be resolved then the customer has recourse to the trade associations of which Paintcraft is a member.
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Paintcraft are quality painters and decorators in London, regularly working in Little Venice and Maida Vale W9, Paddington W2, Chiswick W4, Ealing and Acton W3, Marylebone, Belgravia, Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Fitzrovia W1, Victoria and Pimlico SW1, Chelsea and Earls Court SW3, Parsons Green SW6, South Kensington and Gloucester Gate SW7, W8, Kensington, Holland Park and Notting Hill W11, Hammersmith and Fulham W6, NW6, Queens Park and Brondesbury NW10, St Johns Wood NW8, Hampstead and Belsize Park NW3, Greenwich SE10, Blackheath SE3, Battersea SW8, and in many more areas across London.