Portable power

Imagine going to the work site and having enough power for an entire day’s work, all bundled in the latest generation Systainer format. No longer is this the stuff of make-believe, thanks to the new SYS-PowerStation from Festool. Boasting 1500 watt-hours, a full 3680 watts of continuous power output and a top power output ofContinue reading “Portable power”

Can’t paint it? Restore it!

Owatrol announced at the end of last year, that their best selling product for the previous 12 months was Polytrol, a deep penetrating oil which restores the original colour and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, gelcoats, metals, and other surfaces. Polytrol penetrates the surface, re-wetting the pigments to restore their lustre and colour whichContinue reading “Can’t paint it? Restore it!”

Shining a light on sanding

From September 2020, painters, drywallers, plasterers, and all other renovation professionals can take advantage of the new PLANEX long-reach sander. It is perfect for sanding joints and surfaces, working and equalising various exterior insulation finishing systems, and for sanding off wallpaper residue. Let there be light!A ground-breaking innovation is the new LED light ring surround.Continue reading “Shining a light on sanding”

Step up to exterior decorating projects

Now is the perfect time to be painting outdoors and gettingall those exterior projects done and dusted, with the weather improving and the hours of daylight increasing as we head into summer. Getting repeat business on outdoor projects will be key to a lot of decorators this summer, and Kevin O’Donnell, technical consultant for SandtexContinue reading “Step up to exterior decorating projects”