Matthews Painting and Decorating

Like most other businesses the trades also have impact on the environment. We are aware that we have a part to play. As a result, we aim to minimise our environmental impact by reducing the use of harmful oil-based paints.

Traditionally woodwork is painted using oil-based paints, which are of course very durable and strong. However,  their is a downside as they contain higher levels of volatile organic compounds. These compounds contribute to atmospheric pollution.

Over the past few years, paint technology has evolved.  Less polluting water-based alternatives have become available. 

Although we still do use oil-based products on some occasions, we always encourage our clients to opt for the water-based equivalents instead.

Farrow and Ball paints are one example of products we often use.

We quality use paints that help protect the environment
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