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Perth’s Experts in Kitchen Restyling and French Polishing

Welcome, from everyone at Dianella Polishing, to our blog. Here we post more extensive information on some of our past, on-going and future projects, as well as share company news and highlights. Our regular posts will allow you to stay updated with our newest clients and styles as well as acting as a forum for any queries that you may have.

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5 Fast Kitchen Update Ideas

Painting, Renovating, Tips

When your kitchen starts to seem boring and drab, it’s time for a kitchen update. If your kitchen cabinets, countertops and floors are still in good shape, there’s no need to get a whole new kitchen. Try making some of these small changes that have a big effect in renewing the look and feel of […]

Table Finish Refinished

Polishing, Tips

When refinishing your furniture, you want to ensure that you’re getting quality work from your cabinet maker or professional polisher. Most quality refinishing jobs needs to be completed in a controlled environment. If a cabinet maker or polisher offers to complete a job in your home, be weary and ask questions. This table was refinished […]

Why is Painting Kitchen Cabinets Difficult?

Painting, Renovating, Tips

What’s all the fuss about? Art class was a breeze. Painting the dog house was easy enough. It couldn’t be that hard to paint kitchen cabinets, right? Read on to learn some factors that make painting kitchen cabinets a bit more difficult. Surface Many people think painting kitchen cabinets is as easy as painting walls. […]

Dianella Polishing re-finishing your peeling vinyl doors with a modern paint that lasts.
Why do Vinyl Wrapped Kitchen Doors Peel?

Painting, Renovating, Tips

We get this question often. So, why do vinyl wrapped kitchen doors (also called thermofoil) peel? The simple answer is that they were made to peel. To get a better understanding of why they peel, you first need to understand how and why they are made. How are Vinyl Wrapped Doors Made? First an MDF […]

Shabby Chic: How to Do it Right

Painting, Renovating, Tips

It’s everywhere! Home design magazines, home improvement sites, and mum blogs seem to be fixated on Shabby Chic. People can’t seem to get enough of it. If you’re interested in transforming some of your furniture and creating this trendy design, read on to learn how. What is Shabby Chic First, what’s Shabby Chic? It’s a […]

Meet Apprentice Adam, aka “Mighty Mouse”

Behind the Scenes

Adam, or Mighty Mouse as everyone calls him, is in his 2nd year as an apprentice at Dianella Polishing. He came to us when he was in year 12, after starting a furniture finishing program at TAFE.   Adam started sanding, then soon went on to undercoating. He has recently moved up to the enclosed […]

Letter from Happy Homeowners

Behind the Scenes

We received this kind letter from homeowners who had their kitchen refinished by us. Thought we would share their kind words…   Dear Trevor, I thought that I would drop you a short note to say how satisfied with the work that you recently did for us. Whilst the quality of the workmanship of your […]

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