This week we get the thoughts and stories from Connor Sallis of C.S Decorating services.
You can find Connor on the following social media links:
When did you start decorating?
What’s your favourite part of the job?
Undercoating and glossing
What’s your least favourite part of the job?
What’s your favourite decorating tool / piece of kit?
100% Merino Wool Roller Sleeves
Tell us a funny/memorable story about a job:
Where do I start there was one woman I worked for about 2 years ago and literally every 5 minutes I was offered fresh coffee this went on for 3 days
What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made on a job? The biggest ‘oh sh*t’ moment?
I once fell down the stairs with my leg firmly stuck in a tub of adhesive. Needless to say the home owners gave me a bit of a funny look!
If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would be the first 3 things you’d do with the money?
Buy a House in the middle of nowhere
Buy Out a Couple of Franchises or A few Rental Homes
Buy a Yacht over in Monte-Carlo
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
The ability to see things before they happen (Deja-vu)
If you weren’t a decorator, what would you be?
A Benefit Scrounge.. Jokes probably a server at McDonald’s or Subway
If you could change one thing about the industry to improve it, what would it be?
Pricing Guidelines and Regulations to even up the Trade Field
What do you get up to when you’re not on the brush? Any hobbies?
Yachting, Cycling and Motorsports
If you could go back in time and give yourself one piece of advice to make you a better decorator, what would it be?
Don’t Trust others too much.
Thanks again to Connor for answering my questions.
Remember you can find Connor on the following social media links:
I am looking to talk to as many decorators as possible over the coming months so we can share knowledge and hopefully raise the profile of the industry as a whole.
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