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So who are Andrew Batey & Sons?

People often ask Andy: “So, will your sons be joining you on the job?” Well, time we fessed up.  The sons are well, a bit too young to take up the roller just yet.  With the youngest not even able to hold a spoon, you probably wouldn’t want him helping (although he is very cute). […]

Spring Design Trends 2015

So, Spring officially started this week and here at Andrew Batey and Sons we’ve been trawling the net and Pinterest (LOVE PINTEREST) to see what’s hot this season.  Here are some of our favourites that you might consider incorporating into your own abode. Could Olive Green be the colour of 2015?  Pop over to apartmenttherapy.com to […]

Did we tell you, we’re dust free?

  There’s nothing worse than cleaning up after a messy tradesman.  Dust can get everywhere, even with the doors closed.  At Andrew Batey & Sons, we strive to go above and beyond to reduce the traces we leave behind, hence we invested in a pretty amazing bit of kit . . . The Festool Sander […]

In the news today . . .

  The Hexham Courant are supporting the local businesses of Prudhoe and Stocksfield.  Including ours! It’s so nice to see local papers still going strong and supporting the community.  At the end of the day, small local businesses are key to growing the economy and creating regional diversity, so we all need to do our […]

How to create a romantic bedroom

It’s Valentine’s Day!  So time to set the mood. But is your bedroom up to it? So many of us have bedrooms that aren’t quite finished.  Or are simply passed their best before date.  And that’s just not right. Your bedroom should be your sanctuary. Somewhere to retire to after a hard day at work.  […]

Is your B&B ready for the peak season?

At Andrew Batey and Sons, we understand the importance of first impressions.  And that’s no more important than for B&B owners. With so many review sites, and even programmes such as “Four in a Bed,” these days every detail matters. From the corner fold on the toilet paper, to the mint on the pillow, to […]

Why bring in the professionals?

There are plenty of reasons why more and more people are opting for professionals to do the decorating work in their home instead of doing it themselves. The common reason: we’re so busy! Also, some of us are just simply scared of climbing tall ladders, especially to reach the top of the hallway.  Or we […]

Welcome!

Thank you ever so much for visiting andrewbateyandsons.com, and in particular, taking the time to visit our blog. andrewbateyandsons.com is a new website dedicated to promoting the services of this independent painter and decorator based in Stocksfield, Northumberland. Through our blog, we hope you’ll learn a bit more about the character, that is Andrew Batey […]