A painter and decorator will prepare surfaces before applying paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures.
They may also apply decorative coatings to surfaces, such as:
- Gold leaf
- Textural finishes
A painter and decorator may match colours between old and new coverings and repair or make alterations to an existing wall covering.
A painter and decorator may work indoors or outdoors, alone or with a team of tradespeople.