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The Painting and Decorating Show

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.

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Episodes

  • Decorators Across The UK Are Starting Exterior Projects...

    Tuesday, 14 May 2024

    23 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk to three Decorators who are getting their exterior jobs started and ask them about their approach, why they do exteriors, how they avoid getting caught out by the job and weather and advice for anyone new to taking...

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  • The craft of wood restoration & timber resin repairs

    Tuesday, 7 May 2024

    26 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Tpdd Von Joel talk to two of the best decorators on social media when it comes to wood restoration and timber resin repairs. The guys chat about methods, tools, resins and more

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  • Reducing Harmful Dust & Using PPE

    Tuesday, 30 April 2024

    28 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about how they approach removing harmful dust and particles that come from sanding. They're joined by guests who give some insight on how to approach this with regards to both sanding and spraying 

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  • The Last Telephone Box Painter in London In-Studio

    Tuesday, 23 April 2024

    31 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by Robert Pammen and Matt Livingstone in the studio to talk about the documentary Wet Paint. Matt's short film follows Robert as he restores London's iconic red telephone boxes. Robert talks about his work,...

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  • An Update From Alex Woodward & James Houseman

    Tuesday, 16 April 2024

    21 minutes

    Alex Woodward from Indie band Black Honey, Joins Joel and Todd to discuss how his journey as a professional decorator is progressing and James Houseman, a decorator whose five minute job turned into emegency surgery returns to talk about the latest...

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  • On-Site Pet Peeves

    Tuesday, 9 April 2024

    19 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel follow up last week's episode by talking to two decorators who focus on more commercial, larger domestic and site based work to find out what winds them up and why

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  • Domestic Decorating Pet Peeves

    Tuesday, 2 April 2024

    30 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by two decorators to discuss some domestic decorating pet peeves. It's no surprise that 99% of them relate to customers...

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  • This Episode Might Save Your Life!

    Tuesday, 26 March 2024

    33 minutes

    Todd Von Joel and Joel Bardall are joined by Errol McKellar MBE to talk about prostate cancer. Errol tells his incredible story and the journey he's been on with prostate cancer awareness. Errol sets the record straight on exactly what is involved...

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  • This Is How The Paint Industry Are Striving For Sustainability...

    Tuesday, 19 March 2024

    25 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by two very well know paint brands in the UK to give some advice on how to sustainably clean out your brushes and rollers. They also give guidance on what to do with surpluss tins of paint and let us know the...

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  • Craig Phillips On Decorating, His Experiences On The Tools & More!

    Tuesday, 12 March 2024

    31 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by Craig Phillips, the winner of the first ever Big Brother and tradesperson. Craig talks about his time on the tools, decorating, sustainability within the paint industry, Big Brother, Leigh Francis and more! 

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  • How Do You Clean Your Brushes and Rollers?

    Tuesday, 5 March 2024

    29 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about how they go about cleaning their brushes and rollers. The Paint Warrior, Kevin Tingley also joins the show to give some insight into his methods and some of the products he uses. Joel and Todd also ponder the...

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  • How To Bring Elements Of Interior Design Into Your Work

    Tuesday, 27 February 2024

    23 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined Natasha Collinson from Belle Decorating joins the boys to talk about her approach to offering both interior design and decorating services. Natasha talks about why she decided to offer both, how you could...

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  • How To Work With Customers & Colour

    Tuesday, 20 February 2024

    29 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by Barbara Ramani, TV-personality and interior designer who offers guidance on handling customers who do not know what colours they want on their walls and ceilings

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  • This Decorator Achieved A Spray Finish You Won't Believe...

    Tuesday, 13 February 2024

    30 minutes

    Martin Taylor from Taylor's Quality Painting joins Joel and Todd at Fix Radio HQ to discuss his 8 years of experience spraying and long career in the trade before that. Martin achieved a gloss finish with his spray set up that was incredible and...

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  • Decorator Side Hustles

    Tuesday, 6 February 2024

    25 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk to three decorators about the side hustles they do away from the brushes. They ask them why they do these, what the challenges of juggling both decorating and their other passion are and also get some advice for...

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  • How Decorating Will Test You...

    Tuesday, 30 January 2024

    31 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about all the ways the role of a professional decorator will test you. From knowledge to the physical nature of the trade and also how it'll test your patience and concentration

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  • How To Save Money As A Decorator

    Tuesday, 23 January 2024

    31 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about what challenges decorators face when passing costs onto the customers and have guests join them to share some money saving tips and hacks

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  • Ten Steps To Setting Up A Decorating Business - Part 2

    Tuesday, 16 January 2024

    26 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel explain their final five steps to setting up a decorating business with marketing expert for decorators, Jon Mears and limited company owner James Reeve

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  • Ten Steps To Setting Up A Decorating Business - Part 1

    Tuesday, 9 January 2024

    24 minutes

    Joel Bardall has come up with ten essential steps to setting up a decorating business which also feature some tips and insight for existing business owners. Joel and Todd talk over the first few steps and are joined by successful business owner,...

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  • Fail To Prepare? Prepare To Fail!

    Tuesday, 19 December 2023

    26 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are back with part two of last week's topic all about prep work. Kevin Tingley AKA The Paint Warrior comes on the show to discuss his approach to different stages of prep and Joel and Todd give some advice on how to...

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  • It's All In The Prep!

    Tuesday, 12 December 2023

    28 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about the importance of prep and their approach to prep work. Gary Burton from GRB Interiors also makes his debut on the show to discuss the work he does and the prep needed for some very impressive work he...

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  • What's The Worst...

    Tuesday, 5 December 2023

    28 minutes

    Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel ask three decorators to join them and share what the worst... colour matching, customers, DIY attempts at decorating and experiences they've had on the tools

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  • More Highlights From The National Painting & Decorating Show

    Tuesday, 28 November 2023

    28 minutes

    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...

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  • Broadcasting From The National Painting & Decorating Show

    Tuesday, 21 November 2023

    30 minutes

    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

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  • Quotes vs. estimates: which one do you go with?

    Tuesday, 14 November 2023

    24 minutes

    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...

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  • More About Money & A Major Announcement...

    Tuesday, 7 November 2023

    22 minutes

    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...

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  • The Horror Of Managing Your Finances

    Tuesday, 31 October 2023

    30 minutes

    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...

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  • Are You Allowing Complacency To Creep In?

    Tuesday, 24 October 2023

    24 minutes

    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

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  • Tool & Van Theft

    Tuesday, 17 October 2023

    30 minutes

    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...

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  • Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel take a look at mural painting & design with Eloisa Henderson-Figueroa

    Tuesday, 10 October 2023

    20 minutes

    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)

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