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.The Painting & Decorating Show on Fix Radio is brought to you in partnership with Frogtape.
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Joel and Todd talk about tools & innovation
Tuesday, June 28th, 2022
Joel and Todd talk about some of their favourite tools old and new. Joel also brings in his own invention that's revolutionised the way he works in domestic settings
Joel and Todd talk about the importance of continued training as a decorator
Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
Joel & Todd talk about continued training in the trade as a decorator. How important or is it important to stay on top of your game & learn new skills? What training is available? If you’re bored in your career as a painter or want to offer...
Joel & Todd on health & safety
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022
Joel & Todd talk about health and safety. The rules for working around customers in domestic settings, working from a height and preventing eye and skin injuries
Joel & Todd Talk Positively...
Tuesday, June 7th, 2022
Joel & Todd flip everything on it's head and focus on the positive experiences, jobs and aspects of being a decorator
Joel & Todd talk about working on exteriors
Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
As we head into June and the summer of 2022 Joel & Todd talk about exteriors and all of the positives and negatives that come with working outside as a decorator in the UK. Joel & Todd take a look at some of the reaction from decorators online when it...
Joel and Todd have an honest chat about mental health
Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
Joel Bardall & Todd Von Joel have an honest chat about mental health. Todd talks at length about his own experiences with mental health, how it affected his personal life and the changes he's made to improve his clinical depression. Joel & Todd also...
94. Joel & Todd - Liam Gent (Decorator Of The Year)
Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
Joel & Todd talk to the man recently crowned Painter & Decorator of the Year at UK Construction Week - Liam Gent. Liam talks about some notable jobs he's completed since he was last on the show, paints & products as well as the journey to winning the...
93. Joel & Todd - Early Days In The Trade
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
Joel & Todd talk about their early experiences in the trade. Some early mistakes and gaffes, eccentric customers and co-workers, work outside of decorating and aspects of the trade they choose to avoid
92. Joel & Todd - Business Development
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
Joel Bardall & Todd Von Joel talk about their experiences setting up their decorating business. Craig Wilkinson, a trades business coach joins Joel & Todd to give some tips & advice to new/existing trade based business owners
91. Joel & Todd - Image & Presentation
Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about image and presentation. From the moment you arrive to quote, to involvement in selecting products and finishes and the final presentation of completed work
90. Joel & Todd - Tool Theft
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel are joined by friend of the show, John Kerry to talk about his recent tool theft incident. Joel and Todd talk about what needs to be done to stop tool theft and how you can protect yourselves as best you can from thieves
89. Joel & Todd - Modern vs. Traditional
Tuesday, April 12th, 2022
Joel Bardall and Todd Von Joel talk about modern vs. traditional techniques in decorating. They talk about the pros and cons of solvent based vs. water based paints. Brush and roller vs. spraying and combining traditional and modern marketing methods
88. Joel & Todd - Physical Health
Tuesday, April 5th, 2022
Joel Bardall & Todd Von Joel talk about managing physical injuries and issues as a Decorator. Joel talks about his own experiences with knee issues and then later in the show the boys are joined by Wayne Lakin, a functional movement coach and former...
87. Joel & Todd - Quotes
Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
Joel Bardall talks quotes with Todd Von Joel and why it's his least favourite aspect of running a decorating business. Joel & Todd talk through some ways to streamline and minimise the loss of time spent quoting
86. Joel & Todd - How COVID Changed Decorating
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
Joel Bardall is joined in studio by Todd Von Joel on the second anniversary of the first lockdown to take a look at their journey through the pandemic as decorators
85. Kris Jamroz - Brush Strokes Decorating
Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
Joel Bardall is joined by Kris Jamroz to talk about Brush Strokes Decorating. Kris has nine other decorators working within the business, offering both domestic and commercial. Kris talks through the challenges of hiring good decorators as well as the...
84. Jon Mears - Is The Decorating Industry Doomed?
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
Jon Mears joins Joel Bardall to discuss a recent blog he wrote where he applied Porter's 5 forces to the decorating industry to judge whether or not it's doomed and what how attractive decorating is as a career path
83. The Geordie Painter - Paul Donnelly
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
Paul Donnelly joins Joel to discuss his experiences offering training to fellow decorators in spraying. Paul talks about whether he would consider coming off the tools to train full time, working on exteriors and his favourite set ups and paints
82. Joel Bardall - Tools, Storage, Dustless Sanding Set Ups & Workmanship
Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
Joel Bardall talks about tools, storage solutions & transport solutions, Dustless sanding set ups, Should you lower standards of workmanship to meet a clients budget?
81. Peter Clark With Apprentices Philana & Lily
Tuesday, February 8th, 2022
Peter Clark and his two current apprentices Philana & Lily join Joel for a chat. Peter talks about the benefits of taking on apprentices, what you can set apprentices on-site, how you can properly communicate with them and why you should consider it....
80. Nick Sammut - Fix Radio Decorator Of The Year 2019
Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
Nick Sammut returns to the show to discuss his new spray set up, a recent repair care course he attended. He also discusses his experience winning Fix Radio Decorator of the Year, non paying/delayed paying clients and a promo code from Nick worth...
79. Liam Cleary - On How He Handles Difficult Clients
Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
Liam Cleary joins Joel Bardall to talk about his experiences with clients that have disputed invoices or tried to short him on pay for a completed job. Liam talks about the some of the things he does to protect himself against any issues in the future...
78. Jef Newsam - Dealing With Non Paying Clients
Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Jef Newsam, who is well known on Decorator's Forum for helping decorators with non paying clients joins Joel to discuss his experiences and give some advice.
77. Decorator/Plasterer - Peter Whiter
Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
Joel Bardall returns for his first show of 2022. Joel is joined by Peter Whiter (Whiter Interiors) who is a decorator and plasterer. Peter talks about the benefits of offering both trades, his favourite paints, tools from plastering that decorators...
76. Joel Bardall's Painting & Decorating Year In Review
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Joel talks through the year in trade from his experiences, paints, tools and lessons learnt from 2021. Also paints and finishes to try when combating damp and mould through the winter months and a look ahead to 2022
75. Michael Stojsavljević - MES Painting & Decorating
Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
Joel is joined by Michael Stojsavljević to discuss his experiences working in a crowded market full of other top decorators. How he stands out from the crowd, His experiences at the National Painting & Decorating Show. Also, favourite paints, tools,...
74. John Kerry - Back On The Tools After A Health Scare
Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021
John Kerry, Painter & Decorator returns to the show to talk about his recent health scare and how it's transformed the way he approaches every aspect of the trade. John & Joel talk about why decorators are overworked and the traps you can fall into...
73. Callum Bonner - World Skills Winner
Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
Joel Bardall is joined by Callum Bonner, who won an award at the 2019 World Skills event in Kazan. Callum talks about his experiences setting up his business Pristine Decor at the age of 23, What it was like setting up a business during the pandemic,...
72. Dan Rolfe - Rolfe Decor
Tuesday, November 9th, 2021
Dan Rolfe talks about how the boom in business throughout 2021 has left him exhausted and frustrated with the day to day of being a decorator. Dan talks about plans he has to remedy this and then later Joel & Dan talk through previous jobs, tools and...
71. Adrian Humphries - A. Humphries Painters & Decorators
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021
Adrian joins Joel to talk about his experiences working on heritage projects, Whether he prefers heritage vs. domestic and commercial and the differences with each of them. Also favourite paint systems, tools and more
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