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Shane W

Nicholls ACT


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"Shane was very patient, took his time and went above and beyond to make sure the work was of a high standard. Very friendly and communication was grea..."

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Peter W

Queanbeyan Central NSW


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"Great to deal with. Fantastic job!"

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James B

Capital Hill ACT


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"Good communication, arrived promptly and did a great job "

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Michael M

Theodore ACT


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"Michael was brilliant - great communicator and gardening completed your a high standard. "

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Alex and chad P

Gungahlin ACT


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"Chad was great. Arrived on time; very thorough and tidy. Really, really happy with the job and Chad’s work. Would definitely use again."

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Mark R

Nicholls ACT


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"Mark is just brilliant. He’s professional, efficient, extremely helpful, and an absolute pleasure to deal with. He’s also reasonably priced and nothin..."

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"Best handyman ever. Thank you so much"

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Brandon F

Queanbeyan NSW


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"Brandon did a great job and went out of his way to make sure the job was done to a high standard"

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Recent Painting reviews in Canberra

"Dan did a great job on my bathroom. Hell, I feel like I could actually wash myself in it now. He was friendly, prompt and even swept the driveway on his way out. Highly recommend. Thanks Dan!"

Clean bathroom in prep for painting


"Quick and efficient, Jose gets it done and a good job too!"

Apply sealant around second storey windows


"Brilliant workmanship, reliable and a pleasure to work with !!!"

Paint and oil deck


"Paul was awesome! On time and can definitely patch holes like a pro. Would definitely recommend to others :) "

Patch and paint several holes


"Tom came several times to ensure he did the best job he possibly could. Much appreciated."

Minor paint repair on gutters front and back


"A wonderful first experience using Airtasker for this type of work. Jose was fantastic! A great guy, very professional and excellent eye for detail. Would highly recommend."

Paint House Window Frames


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What does a painting service include?

Usually, painting services will include the full process from setup and preparation to painting and final clean up. Some common painting services include:

Interior wall painting 

Painting your interior walls will give your space a fresh new look, help reduce cooking smells, control mould, and remove fingerprints and marks. A professional painter will choose paints to suit the style and function of your office, house, bedroom, apartment, or bathroom. Preparation starts with removing or covering furniture and putting down drop sheets, along with washing any wall surfaces. Your painter will repair any surface holes then sand rough areas and prime if needed. To paint walls and ceilings, your painter will start by cutting in with a small brush, before covering the remaining surfaces with a roller brush. They may apply 2-3 coats to create a smooth, even surface. Finally, your painter will clean up by washing out the brushes and rollers, folding up drop any cloths, and removing the tape from windows and outlets.

Exterior painting

It’s important to maintain paintwork for your home’s exterior, not only for your home’s value and first impressions but because it’s constantly exposed to the elements. You’ll need to repaint weatherboards every few years, plus fences, gutters, window-sills, and doorways every 5-10 years to maintain a fresh look. When you hire an exterior painter, they’ll usually sand back and prep the area, taking off any cracked or peeling paint, and then prime and paint the surfaces. They’ll choose a paint designed for your climate and structure to ensure it lasts. Once they’re finished, your painter will inspect for any missed spots and check the edges are all neat.

Graffiti and murals

Your business, nursery, or feature wall will stand out from the crowd with a graffiti mural, or larger-than-life artwork. If you have a design ready to go, your painter can enlarge this onto your walls, or design a custom piece for your home or office. Your painter will prepare the surface by cleaning it carefully, putting down drop sheets, and painting a base colour if needed. Then they’ll get to work on your artwork, using a ladder to reach each part of the painting. They’ll likely reference an existing drawing or photo throughout the process to ensure they have every detail right. Once they’re finished, they’ll pack up their equipment, wash out any brushes used, and remove the drop sheet. Some artwork may be finished in just a few hours, while larger, highly detailed pieces may take weeks.

Paint stripping 

Many painters are experienced in paint removal, too. Since paint stripping is generally a messy and time-consuming job, it’s a good idea to outsource it to a professional. Some common reasons for paint stripping include new colour for your interior doors, removing wood stain from kitchen cabinets so you can update the colour, or stripping cracked paint from a surface so it’s ready for repainting. Your professional painter can also help with graffiti removal and repainting, as well. Depending on the surface, they’ll use a mixture of scraping tools, sandpaper, and chemicals to remove as much paint as is needed, ensuring proper safety and ventilation throughout.

Recent Painting tasks in Canberra

Refinish wooden chest


Franklin ACT 2913, Australia

9th May 2021

I have a wooden chest that needs to be sanded and finished with a clear coat of polyurethane. I used paint stripper to remove most of the previous paint and finish, but it's taking more work than expected. Chest has some metal hardware and ornaments that cannot be removed. It is already disassembled. You may work on the chest at our place or transport it to your preferred work location.

Heaps of painting


Kambah ACT 2902, Australia

8th May 2021

I’d be keen to chat about a bunch of painting I need done

Painting whole house internally 5 bedrooms 3 livin


Franklin ACT 2913, Australia

4th May 2021

Whole house internal painting

Paint picket fence


Lyneham, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

4th Apr 2021

I need a picket fence painted. Before that screw holes need to be puttied up. It will require undercoat and main coat (I can supply paints etc. Approx 6m of fence.

Elliott did the job just as requested. He was patient and took extra effort to make sure there was no mess or paint drips. Excellent work.

Paint one room


Griffith ACT, Australia

11th Mar 2021

Painting will involve applying a new colour on walls, and apply coat of white on ceiling.

Mark did an excellent job on my small project. He was thorough and meticulous. Highly recommended.

Wooden deck and stairs need re-oiling


Weston ACT, Australia

16th Feb 2021

Australian hardwood deck and stairs need rejuvenation. Deck needs cleaning (preferably by pressure wash) and application of two coats of oil (which will be supplied). We’d like to get the work done before mid March if possible.

Shane was professional, easy to deal with and did a great job of our deck - highly recommended.

Painting a room


Kambah ACT, Australia

29th Jan 2021

One bedroom needs painting - walls and ceiling

Shane was great. He was easy to communicate with, on time and did a great job. Thanks Shane!

Painting odd jobs


Banks ACT 2906, Australia

9th May 2021

Looking at getting 5 doors painted, 1 x room for trim, behind a fridge and some touch up work. We will need probs a full day painter.

Refresh kitchen


Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

8th May 2021

We are wanting to refresh our 1970s kitchen. Cabinetry needs a paint (white), inside and out. Some have lino interiors, others it’s just exposed wood. Job would be to paint outside of cabinetry, and inside where needed to make everything uniform. If possible, we may also seek to sand and paint the lino bench top.

Outdoor wall painting


Downer ACT, Australia

1st May 2021

Primed outdoor wall on back of carport approx 2.5m high by 3m wide. To be painted in Dulux Monument black paint. Must have own paintbrushes, drop sheets etc.

Chad was great. Arrived on time; very thorough and tidy. Really, really happy with the job and Chad’s work. Would definitely use again.

Lacquer a small back deck


Coombs ACT, Australia

28th Mar 2021

All of the equipment will be provided. Prep and apply to whole deck.

Excellent and highly recommended

Painter required


Moncrieff ACT, Australia

9th Mar 2021

We need a painter to do some patch works and gyprock fixing n paint work on top in few areas. Its end of lease wear n tear fixing.

Dejan was very reliable. Finished the job on time and did a very good job. Highly Recommend

Painting floor of 2 bedrooms


Palmerston ACT, Australia

15th Feb 2021

Carpet has been ripped out. Preparing for hybrid wooden floor install. Need primer painted on - one coat Next day sealant K10 - two coats - this is necessary due to pet odour left in concrete. Requires locking it in rather than extracting it. I will supply all materials - you just need own Chemical mask Would suit someone local who can pop back between coats

Job well done. Shane was professional, friendly polite and flexible with arranging timing of job.

Painting a 2br flat - quote needed


Watson ACT 2602, Australia

10th May 2021

We're looking for someone to paint our 2br, one bathroom flat. It's quite small, but we'll need all the trim, walls, skirting and ceilings done. More than happy to supply the paint if that's your preference. I'm happy to change the price to the correct price once quoted.

Painting and plastering


Kambah ACT 2902, Australia

8th May 2021

Heaps of painting, a lil plastering

Paint walls


Braddon ACT, Australia

7th May 2021

Repaint walls of apartment into different colour. Areas include living room, bedroom and walk in closet. Apartment 60m2 internal. Total surface area to be painted (all the required walls) around 74.77m2

House Painters Required


MacGregor ACT 2615, Australia

28th Apr 2021

I need a 2 bedroom house refreshed with paint. It's a 3BR house but the 3rd room has been repainted recently. 2 bedrooms + skirts, living area and the adjoining kitchen, bathroom and toilet + front entrance area. White paint.

Shane was very patient, took his time and went above and beyond to make sure the work was of a high standard. Very friendly and communication was great. Would highly recommend for any future work!

Patching two holes in a wall


Lawson ACT, Australia

20th Mar 2021

Need two small holes patched and sanded

Did a great job would recommend him to anyone!!!

Painting the side exterior of my house


Ainslie ACT, Australia

18th Feb 2021

Following removal of a climbing plant from the side of my house, we need to re-paint the side exterior wall. This will include removing some of the parts of the plant that have remained stuck to the wall.

Mark was a pleasure to deal with and did a great job painting part of the exterior of our house. Thanks Mark

Help with interior house painting


Narrabundah ACT, Australia

6th Feb 2021

I’m painting the interior of my house this weekend and would love a hand. The house is empty so pretty straightforward painting work. I have all the gear so no need to bring anything. Hoping for help between 12 and 5 on Sunday 7 Feb 2021 but flexible with hours.

Andrew was an absolute legend - fast, efficient and extremely pleasant. Highly recommend.