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Spring / Summer Trend Report

It’s no secret that colour engages with people’s emotions and trends often represent society’s collective emotional state. Last year saw trends for fashion and the home centred around ‘sanctuary’ palettes, colours known to be calm and relaxing, neutral hues and colours with little pigment were the favourites – warm shades of grey, white stone andContinue reading “Spring / Summer Trend Report”

A time for tape

Whether painting indoors or outdoors, using a roller and paint brush or spraying, paint with confidence knowing there’s no need for additional re-work or cutting in when using tesa’s assortment of tapes and easy-covers. Painters can produce a precise, razor-sharp edge and no paint bleed with tesa Professional 4334 Precision Mask® which has six-months residue-freeContinue reading “A time for tape”

Prime it all

Owatrol Primall is a fast drying interior primer for the blocking of unknown stains and the priming of difficult surfaces. When used on porous surfaces, Primall will help to stabilise the surface and prevent shadowing on the finish coat. When used on smooth surfaces, Primall is ready to use without the need to sand, andContinue reading “Prime it all”

Mobile knife safety

One of the most common causes of less than perfect work is a blunt blade. Instead of cutting cleanly, it drags. So it’s essential to always work with a sharp edge, and whilst OLFA Excel Black snap-off blades are the sharpest on the market, they will still become blunt and need frequent snapping. The OLFAContinue reading “Mobile knife safety”

Stick with sensitivity

Looking for a masking tape for extra-sensitive surfaces? Then you’ll love the pink one! 3M™ Professional Masking Tape 2072 Extra Sensitive provides precise paint lines on extra sensitive surfaces, meaning no bleeding and no reworking. With very low adhesion for damage-free removal, it can be used on surfaces such as wallpaper, varnish, cabinets and paintedContinue reading “Stick with sensitivity”

Hot off the shelf

Becoming more environmentally aware is a priority across all sectors, with the painting and decorating industry looking into new ways in which sustainable working practices can be achieved. With advances in technology, new and exciting products are being introduced into the market with ecological awareness.  As a part of their Caulks and Sealants range, Brewers areContinue reading “Hot off the shelf”

Curvy cutter

The Monarch Advance Oval Angle Sash Cutter is due for release in late Spring, exclusive to the UK, to complement the existing Monarch Advance range. Individually handcrafted with quality materials for a professional finish, the angled premium filament blend provides ‘razor like’ precision for cutting in and trim work whilst the oval head ensures optimumContinue reading “Curvy cutter”

A guide to going Greene outside

Little Greene’s exterior paints combine remarkable durability with the brand’s own inimitable, extensive palette of colours. A high quality, long lasting, hard-wearing exterior family of paints offers a combination of strength, beauty and protection.  From traditional high gloss to chalky matt limewash; the exterior family offers a multitude of stylish options for woodwork, metalwork and masonryContinue reading “A guide to going Greene outside”

Hot off the shelf

Benjamin Moore paint is now available online at Brewers. Every product has been designed with a specific purpose in mind, to serve a specific role, and deliver specific benefits, which is the secret to a wide range of products that deliver longevity, durability, and superior application properties. Ultra Spec Scuff-X is a revolutionary interior paintContinue reading “Hot off the shelf”

Star prise

Open your paint cans easily, and much more, with these high-quality paint can openers made in Solingen, Germany. Offering up to eight functions, including ruler, spanner, and bottle opener, they should not be missing on any construction site or in a decorator’s pocket. They are exceptionally durable and long-lasting, and even come with the optionContinue reading “Star prise”

No such thing as a problem surface

Toupret has improved its Problem Surfaces collection with two versatile anti-damp products that can be applied on both interior and exterior walls. These two products further strengthen the choice of any professional for treating problem surfaces. Both are highly technical fillers that have the Toupret stamp of approval from painters, decorators, builders, and construction workersContinue reading “No such thing as a problem surface”

Level up to Lick Pro

Home-decor brand, Lick, have launched a range designed for professional use… Lick has launched Lick Pro, a made-to-order model, designed with professional decorators, designers and property experts in mind. The high-quality paint, which is available at an exclusive trade price, has been created by the brand following extensive research into what the trade community wantContinue reading “Level up to Lick Pro”

Testing every stroke

Following months of extensive research, Hamilton discovered that a large sector of multi-skilled trades are looking for a range of high quality decorating tools to be more readily available to them… A reputation that spans over 250 years can only be built upon expertise, confidence and continuous development. Hamilton have always advocated strenuous product testing,Continue reading “Testing every stroke”

You CAN take it with you

Graco have launched two new high-performance, ultra-portable cordless paint sprayers On many construction sites, power is simply unavailable, or severely limited to certain areas or buildings. The conventional solutions are generators or long extension cords, but each has its drawbacks.  Generators are often expensive, not only to purchase but also fuel and maintenance costs, they areContinue reading “You CAN take it with you”

Matching made easy

Aubrey is a life-long painter and decorator. He has taught his skills in further education colleges for over 30 years, and recently created his own YouTube channel, Aubrey’s Absolute Decorating, to help others in their pursuit of mastering the skill. With years of experience under his belt, Aubrey used Datacolor’s latest colour matching device, the ColorReader EZ, in his latest decorating project…

Mould and mildew solutions

At this time of year, mould and stains can really hinder decoration, adding hours to a job. To be sure that the problem is dealt with properly, you need to choose the right product for the job. Brewers stock a comprehensive range of problem solving products, including these great examples from Zinsser.   Zinsser Perma WhiteContinue reading “Mould and mildew solutions”

Infinite outdoors

Jotun has launched a fast drying, self-cleaning opaque exterior semi-gloss paint, Demidekk Infinity Details. Suitable for application to a wide variety of wood surfaces including windows, doors garage doors garden furniture and fences it can also be applied as a top coat to fascia’s made of plastic or metal. The product is formulated to ensureContinue reading “Infinite outdoors”

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