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Training 2023, January

Interior Plaster: Quality Levels Influence The Wallpapering Result

Interior Plaster: Quality Levels Influence The Wallpapering Result

Flatness and smoothness of an interior plaster surface cannot be improved by wall coverings. What should be considered when preparing the surface?

Occupational Safety: Safety Tips For The Correct Handling Of Work Platforms

Occupational Safety: Safety Tips For The Correct Handling Of Work Platforms

Occupational safety is guaranteed if the work platforms are used carefully and the use is well prepared. What needs to be considered?

Professional Mold Remediation: Fine Cleaning

Professional Mold Remediation: Fine Cleaning

Proper removal of the microbial particles restores the normal hygienic condition after mold repair. What is to be considered?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. How Are Brushstrokes Evaluated?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. How Are Brushstrokes Evaluated?

In classic paintwork in old buildings, where the brush is used, so-called brush strokes are part of the character of the object. Each

DIN 18363: Settlement Of Plinths And Wall Coverings

DIN 18363: Settlement Of Plinths And Wall Coverings

The regulations for billing plinths and wall coverings according to ATV DIN 18363 and ATV DIN 18366. What must be observed?

Sto Foundation Promotes Paint And Varnish Technicians In Their Bachelor's Degree

Sto Foundation Promotes Paint And Varnish Technicians In Their Bachelor's Degree

"Life is not a construction site," says Anja Schneider, now 30 years old. Twelve years earlier, after having passed secondary school and graduated from high school

Young People's Initiative: Recruiting, Promoting And Developing Employees

Young People's Initiative: Recruiting, Promoting And Developing Employees

How can young people be won over to painting and plastering? And how can trainees be tied to the company as well as skilled workers

Steampunk Surfaces: Color Change With Flip-flop Pigments

Steampunk Surfaces: Color Change With Flip-flop Pigments

Margarita Vulfert develops surfaces for the design genre "Steampunk". Here she shows her striking technique with iridescent flip-flop pigments

Question Of The Month - How Are Plasterboard Revised?

Question Of The Month - How Are Plasterboard Revised?

In dry and acoustic construction, gypsum fiber or plasterboard are used to build or clad walls and ceilings. Gypsum fibreboards are in

Steampunk: Creative Technology With Real Rust Colors In The Interior

Steampunk: Creative Technology With Real Rust Colors In The Interior

The state-certified designer and master painter Margarita Vulfert explains her creative techniques in steampunk style step by step

Win Trainees For The Trade

Win Trainees For The Trade

Create something with your own hands, be creative, take responsibility early - the painting profession offers a secure perspective with a lot

Facade Look Episode 2. Colors And Proportions

Facade Look Episode 2. Colors And Proportions

The proportions of a building provide information about the age of the building and subsequent changes. You can react to this with the choice of color. Prof

Architecture And Color Design

Architecture And Color Design

Part 4: Design statute and disfigurement ban Prof. Matthias Grönen, HS Esslingen It applies in the architectural planning phase of a new building that

Three-dimensional Painting: Decorative Painting Part 3

Three-dimensional Painting: Decorative Painting Part 3

A deep effect can be achieved with the help of painted light and shadow. The three-dimensional painting turns a smooth surface into a spatial object

Wallpaper In Focus: The Wallpaper Qualities At A Glance

Wallpaper In Focus: The Wallpaper Qualities At A Glance

Today, many materials are used to produce different wallpapers. An overview of the selection options

Facade Cleaning Damage From High Pressure Cleaners?

Facade Cleaning Damage From High Pressure Cleaners?

In the case of a facade with ETICS or in an older design, spontaneous facade cleaning with a high-pressure cleaner should be discouraged

Decorative Painting: "Wall In A Tartan Skirt" Or: The Checkered Wall

Decorative Painting: "Wall In A Tartan Skirt" Or: The Checkered Wall

You need a lot of leisure for a checkered wall in a kilt design, but you will be rewarded with a great result. A step-by-step guide

Wallpaper Imitation With Fabric Look

Wallpaper Imitation With Fabric Look

The Hamburg-based decorative painter Friederike Schulz shows how stenciling and roving technology can be used to create an imitation wallpaper with a fabric look

Up Safely

Up Safely

Working platforms are practical helpers. Careful handling of them is a must for safe work. Susanne Wierse The use of a

Airless Devices And Leveling Compounds - An Ideal Combination?

Airless Devices And Leveling Compounds - An Ideal Combination?

Airless devices and leveling compounds: Applying leveling compounds with airless spraying devices offers advantages, such as the uniform layer thickness

General Terms And Conditions And Their Meaning

General Terms And Conditions And Their Meaning

The painter and varnish company also often use the terms and conditions provided by the associations as the basis for the contract. What is the result?

Coat Efficiently

Coat Efficiently

Part 2: The proven airless technology stands for perfect and quick surface coating

Classification Of Usage Classes For Mold Remediation

Classification Of Usage Classes For Mold Remediation

The four usage classes for rooms define the requirements for mold remediation depending on the planned use

Mold Remediation - Decontamination Or Disinfection?

Mold Remediation - Decontamination Or Disinfection?

With mold remediation, the hygienic normal condition can only be restored by removing the infested material

Attract And Promote Young Talent

Attract And Promote Young Talent

Brillux took the FAF motto "The next generation" literally and focuses holistically on the most valuable asset of the company: the (future)

Marble Painting - Brèche-Grise Step By Step: Not Entirely In White

Marble Painting - Brèche-Grise Step By Step: Not Entirely In White

In the sixth episode of Friederike Schulz shows how the marble painting by Brèche-Grise can be implemented with modern materials

Creative Technology With Impact Metal

Creative Technology With Impact Metal

Master painter Ferdinand Weipert shows step-by-step how copper is used to create innovative surfaces

Creative Impulses In “Masters In Form And Color”

Creative Impulses In “Masters In Form And Color”

The master's examination exhibition “Masters in form and color” was again a feast for the eyes in terms of creativity and craftsmanship

Design Competition "Masters In Form And Color"

Design Competition "Masters In Form And Color"

The master examination exhibition "Masters in Form and Color 2018" shows once again the enormous creativity in the painting and varnishing trade

Master In Form And Color: Formula 1 Of The Painting Trade

Master In Form And Color: Formula 1 Of The Painting Trade

The exhibition Masters in Form and Color has been taking place in the regional council in Karlsruhe for 20 years. Browse through our picture gallery

Make Thermal Insulation Composite Systems From EPS Safe

Make Thermal Insulation Composite Systems From EPS Safe

Safety comes first: Our author recommends installing fire bolts for EPS thermal insulation composite systems even in buildings with a low height

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. Which Filler Is The Right One?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. Which Filler Is The Right One?

Before applying a coating, you have to prepare the substrate and choose the filler. But which filler is the right one?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. How To Process Radiator Paint Correctly?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. How To Process Radiator Paint Correctly?

Radiator paints are available as solvent-based as well as water-dilutable. When it comes to radiator renovation, the timing and tools are also crucial

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. What Are The Most Popular Cleaning Techniques?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. What Are The Most Popular Cleaning Techniques?

These older cleaning techniques are gaining popularity again. Lively appearance and independence make it a characteristic design element

Heavy Pollution Above The Windows? Question Of The Month

Heavy Pollution Above The Windows? Question Of The Month

Most people know this, you walk past an apartment building and it is noticeable that heavy soiling can be seen above some windows

Apply Fungicide To The Facade Paint - No More Algae And Moss

Apply Fungicide To The Facade Paint - No More Algae And Moss

Algae and fungi are actually found everywhere. Especially on the facades of buildings. A fungicidal facade paint can help here

Panel Doors - With Cracks And Joints? Question Of The Month

Panel Doors - With Cracks And Joints? Question Of The Month

Wooden doors in an old building have their charm. There are often elaborately crafted panel doors with impressive dimensions

Detect And Repair Plaster And Coating Damage

Detect And Repair Plaster And Coating Damage

If a coating is to be applied to older, lime-rich existing plaster, it is important to check plaster and coating damage beforehand

Anti-rust Pigments Are Intended To Prevent Metal Corrosion

Anti-rust Pigments Are Intended To Prevent Metal Corrosion

The use of coatings that contain rust protection pigments is intended to prevent or delay metal corrosion

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. Correctly Coat Powder-coated Components

QUESTION OF THE MONTH. Correctly Coat Powder-coated Components

Powder coatings are used in many areas: whether inside or outside, on components, containers, machine or vehicle parts