Lance C Futcher

PaintGuru Pty Ltd


Glenroy Technical College   1960.

Melbourne Painters School   1961 – 1967

Paint Technology, Paint Application, Paint Manufacturing

Attended industry courses about paint technology, paint application, domestic, commercial and trade systems and specifications courses conducted by Dulux, Taubmans, British Paints, Berger, Walpamur and a number of other Paint Manufactures.

Associate Diploma Applied Science 1979-1984

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAA40104

BSZ40198 Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training No 0011706

CPCCOHS 20001A: applied OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the painting industry.

CPCCPD 3031A: implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry.


Managing Director of PaintGuru Pty. Ltd.

Operating as an Independent coatings investigator.

Member of National Painting and Decorating Institute.

Former Paint consultant to Roscon Group of Companies.

Specialist Member, Victorian Building Consultants Institute

Former Paint Consultant to Rapid Renovation Formula Workshops

Member: Building Disputes Practitioners Society (Vic)

Having worked for Taubman’s Paints, Bristol Australia, Dulux Paints

Currently working as a  casual  a Coating Consultant in a retail outlet for a Major Paint Company in Melbourne on a 4 day roster, otherwise free to consult with you on your painting issues regardless of brand and without fear or favour!


Areas of expertise:

Expert in general paint application and defects.

Coatings investigations, inspections, reports and recommendations

Consulting in coating application for domestic and commercial premises.

Expert in paint and render application systems

Post painting inspection and reports

Delivering Paint Specialist training in sales techniques, systems and troubleshooting.

Providing consultative information and advice to trade painters and consumers.

Consultant in lead paint investigations and rectification.

Expert in Deck coatings and decking and timber finishes.

Over 50 years working in the paint industry in Australia

Next Steps…

For helpful information on the total range of services PaintGuru offers.

Ring Lance on 0438 502 107 or email


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