Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel take a look at all the latest topics from the world of Painting and Decorating including product launches, top tips, and special guests.The boys will also be joined by some of the biggest names from across the industry giving their view on the latest news and developments.
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel bring you more from their big day out at the National Painting & Decorating Show in Coventry thanks to Osmo. They meet some familiar faces like Liam Gent and Nick Sammut who are showcasing the Festool Exo Suit, They...
Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are broadcasting from the floor of the National Painting & Decorating Show in Coventry in partnership with Osmo. They chat to attendees, meet the fans, tour around the exhibitors and meet some familiar faces too
Tuesday, 14 November 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel ask three decorators to join them to discuss whether they go for quotes or estimates and their thought process behind it. Gareth Roberts from Anglesey is the first guest, followed by seasoned decorator Chris Ordinaire...
Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by Financial Advisor, Martin Hibbert, so that they can talk everything from debts to savings. They also have a major announcement about something coming up later this month...
Tuesday, 31 October 2023
There's nothing scarier than dealing with your tax and managing your finances, so on this episode of the show Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by Accountant, Mark Smallman and Ben Livings from HMRC, to give you some advice. As it's...
Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel discuss complacency and how it can creep into many aspects of your professional life after decades of experience in the trade
Tuesday, 17 October 2023
Joel Bardall & Todd Von Joel catch up with Benjamin Ruffett, a decorator that joined us to talk about his van break in and tool theft experience a year ago. Last year, Ben said that he would have to shut down his business and go and work for a...
Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Mural artist Eloisa Henderson-Figueroa joins Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel in the studio to discuss how bright colours and shapes can transform just about any space (even horrid toilets)
Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk to Marc Silver & Dave Nash from Murwalls about the work they've done for football clubs and celebrities
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel ask if it's okay to do certain business practices as a painter & decorator. From working out of a car rather than a van to covering in one coat and much more.
Tuesday, 19 September 2023
Joel and Todd talk about keeping fit and ask decorators what kind of exercise they do away from the trade. Todd talks about how boxing has helped him physically and mentally, Dulux Select Decorator Sean Kelly talks about cycling, Decorator &...
Tuesday, 12 September 2023
Alex Woodward, the drummer from Indie band Black Honey returns to talk more about his experiences decorating, the famous people he's met and shows he's played with the band and some of the paints he's used so far. Alex also talks about his musical...
Tuesday, 5 September 2023
Alex Woodward is the drummer from UK based Indie Rock band Black Honey and got in touch with the show after getting into decorating. Joel and Todd ask Alex about his decorating experiences so far, the success he's had with Black Honey and what...
Tuesday, 29 August 2023
Joel and Todd look into why paints and products have increased in price while the quality in certain paints has also dropped. Bryan Dennett joins us to share his experience as a decorator and Neil Ogilvie, Painting & Decorating Association CEO...
Tuesday, 22 August 2023
With a new adademic year just around the corner and a whole new set of first year decorating students joining colleges across the UK, Joel and Todd reflect on their route into the trade and how their careers progressed into adulthood
Tuesday, 15 August 2023
Joel and Todd talk to John Budgen about his decorating content and journey on social media. John gives some advice for anyone stuck on followers that wants to get to that next level
Tuesday, 8 August 2023
Joel and Todd are joined by Adam Bell to talk about how to get an idea for a product off the ground and into reality. Adam noticed that his workwear wasn't suitable for working as a decorator so decided to create some suitable alternatives. Adam talks...
Tuesday, 1 August 2023
We've asked the public - Is Decorating boring? Would you like to be a decorator? What is more boring than watching paint dry? Joel and Todd go through the reponses we've received from the public and other trades
Tuesday, 25 July 2023
James Houseman, A decorator from Cornwall was finishing a five minute job when something happened that would trigger emergency surgery and two weeks off of work. Joel and Todd ask him how this happened and James walks them through his experience and...
Tuesday, 18 July 2023
Joel and Todd have picked out some of their favourite texts from customers that have been shared online by other decorators. They access each one and talk about where the customer is going wrong as well as what they would do in each situation
Tuesday, 11 July 2023
Joel and Todd are joined by Ian Howie, a heritage/restoration decorator from Scotland to talk about his most memorable job as someone that works in castles and listed buildings. Jason Savage from Novitas Decorating also shares his most memorable job...
Tuesday, 4 July 2023
Joel and Todd talk about whether a four day week could work for them and the trade as a whole as well as how they approach taking time off as sole traders
Tuesday, 27 June 2023
Regular listeners will know that Todd Von Joel has recently been told he's got high cholesterol... but what are you supposed to do about it? and how much time do tradespeople have to prep their meals? Karen Harrison, a nutritionist, joins us to give...
Tuesday, 20 June 2023
Joel and Todd talk about what the past few weeks have been like as we head into summer with heat waves and thunderstorms already hitting worksites across the UK. Gareth Roberts from North Wales joins us to explain why he never takes on exterior work...
Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Joel and Todd talk about how technology has already changed the trade and also how it might change the way you work as a decorator going forward. Jon Mears talks about using AI to create content for your website and social media, Joel talks about his...
Tuesday, 6 June 2023
Joel and Todd are joined by Chris Ordinaire, Jen the Decorator and Mark Nash to discuss the rules they follow when decorating and whether there are some rules just not open for debate when it comes to decorating in a professional manner. Chris talks...
Tuesday, 30 May 2023
Joel and Todd Von Joel wrap up the second part of their shows covering some common questions asked online by decorators. On this part they cover logistics, customer requests, the morality of markups on materials and more
Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Joel and Todd go through some common questions asked online and to themselves from decorators about a range of topics from fillers, dust sheets and paints to booking in work, the environment and longevity on the brushes
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
Joel and Todd talk about all the pressures that come with being a Decorator and Tradesperson. Everything from worrying about your physical health, battling mental health, worrying about money and keeping money to one side and more
Tuesday, 9 May 2023
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel about how you can offer customers value for money. Many customers think this means doing the cheapest job possible but Joel and Todd discuss how you can explain the value of the materials and the quality of the finish,...