Project of the Month – June 2023

Restoring Beauty: Paint Warrior's Transformation of a Water-Damaged Ceiling at London's Aesthetics Clinic

“Restoring Beauty: Paint Warrior’s Transformation of a Water-Damaged Ceiling at London’s Aesthetics Clinic”

Situated in the heart of London’s prestigious Harley Street, an esteemed aesthetics clinic faced a daunting challenge when a persistent leak caused extensive water damage to its ceiling. Seeking the expertise of Kevin Tingley, a highly skilled and detail-oriented decorator known as Paint Warrior, the clinic entrusted him with the task of restoring the ceiling to its former glory.

Approaching the project with unwavering determination, Paint Warrior meticulously began the restoration process. He painstakingly removed all loose materials and skilfully scraped away any cracks caused by the water damage. Recognizing the severity of the situation, Paint Warrior had custom mouldings made to repair and revive the intricate ceiling details that had been compromised.

A significant obstacle arose when the original colours of the ceiling were unknown. Undeterred, Paint Warrior embarked on an arduous journey to recreate the desired shade. Through hand-mixing various paints and meticulous blending, he worked tirelessly until achieving a perfect colour match in order to restore the ceiling’s original beauty. Applying the handcrafted colour onto paper and utilizing professional scanning techniques, Paint Warrior ensured precise replication, ultimately gaining the client’s approval.

To guarantee the longevity and aesthetic appeal of the restoration, Zinsser Peel Stop, was used to protect the repaired areas. Dulux Heritage Velvet Matt paint was then, skilfully mixed and applied to deliver a flawless finish. This meticulous approach required two top coats to achieve the desired result. Additionally, Paint Warrior faced the challenge of finding the ideal shade of gold. After thorough research, he discovered Guild Lane, an Instagram account showcasing a captivating gold enamel paint. Rigorous testing confirmed the chosen gold hue as the perfect complement for the project.

Over a six-week period, Paint Warrior diligently worked to restore the water-damaged ceiling. Given the clinic’s prestigious location, maintaining cleanliness and professionalism throughout the project was of utmost importance. Paint Warrior ensured fresh floor protection was laid down daily and meticulously maintained a clean work environment. This attention to detail and professionalism contributed to the overall success of the restoration.

Throughout the entire restoration process, Paint Warrior encountered no snags or issues, skilfully hand painting the ceiling using make-up brushes and a 4″ roller. His dedication to excellence is exemplified by the astounding 15 days he devoted solely to applying the exquisite gold paint.

Upon completion of the project, the client’s reaction was one of sheer astonishment and delight. The restored ceiling surpassed its original state, leaving the client in admiration of Paint Warrior’s exceptional craftsmanship. Notably, when someone associated with the clinic attempted to rush the completion, Paint Warrior’s professionalism and dedication were evident. The building owner recognized the significance of allowing ample time for a meticulous undertaking, instructing the individual not to interfere with Paint Warrior’s work.

Word quickly spread about Paint Warrior’s exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail. As a result, he is now being considered for a similar project in a neighbouring location, further solidifying his growing reputation and expertise. 

Kevin aka Paint Warrior, has been a Painter and Decorator since 2006 and runs a successful Painting and Decorating Business across The Home Counties covering all aspects of Decorating.

Paint Warrior’s craftsmanship and attention to detail have left clients in awe. Beyond project completion, Paint Warrior actively engages with his audience through social media platforms, sharing valuable insights and captivating content. His remarkable skills and knowledge have even led to opportunities to appear on popular television shows.​

In 2022, Paint Warrior recognized the significant changes in the decorating industry, including new paint formulas and resins. He also observed flaws in traditional tools and supplies and developed his own brand of products specifically tailored for the modern era of painting and decorating. These products are designed to offer precision, easier cleaning, and extended lifespan. Paint Warrior has meticulously ensured that each item in his brand performs exceptionally well in this evolving industry.

Paint Warrior can be found across TikTok, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram – subscribe to his channels to follow his journey.



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