Spraying gets even Easyier

Building on the success of their professional craftsmen product offering, tesa has announced the launch of a new paint spraying range which will include brand new tesa Easy Cover® products to provide all the essentials for spraying with confidence on both internal and external jobs. The paint spraying preparation range, available from the end ofContinue reading “Spraying gets even Easyier”

Dab hands at jointing

Toupret’s innovative new Joint, Skim & Fill system of products provides both clarity and quality in an easy-to-use range that satisfies the needs of expert painters and decorators. Designed with trades in mind, this versatile range is all about achieving a great finish with the minimum of fuss and time – the Quick Dry productsContinue reading “Dab hands at jointing”

The ultimate chalky finish

Little Greene has built up a well-deserved reputation for not just its imaginative colour palette but also for the outstanding quality of its paints. Its original finish, Absolute Matt Emulsion, is more popular than ever and even appears to be the ‘choice’ of Lockdown DIY enthusiasts.  The last word in flat, matt paints, with a ‘barely-there’Continue reading “The ultimate chalky finish”

Putting paint through its paces

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, Johnstone’s Trade invited an experienced group of painters and decorators to its head offices to test out Aqua Guard, the manufacturer’s new durable, water based trim paint. During the day, the group had the chance to discuss common issues they experience on the job, experiment with the application of Aqua GuardContinue reading “Putting paint through its paces”

Make the cut

Makita UK has launched a new, lightweight folding mitre saw stand, making it easier than ever to quickly and accurately complete a range of cutting tasks. The portable WST07 mitre saw stand includes tool-less adjustable mitre saw bracket levers, so operators can effortlessly install, adjust and remove the saw from the stand. The sliding railContinue reading “Make the cut”

Perfect Tip Scissors

The Axus Décor Onyx series scissors range includes the Perfect Tip HD Scissors 12″ (305mm) and the Perfect Tip Precision Scissors 8″ (205mm). Made from rust-resistant, stainless steel, they are super sharp, all the way to the tip. They are also made to last and can easily cut through virtually any wallpaper or fabric likeContinue reading “Perfect Tip Scissors”

Pppick up your PPE

Personal Protective Equipment has never been more important than now. Help protect yourself and others with a range of industry specific PPE products at your local Brewers store. The following products are all on offer throughout August, whilst stocks last.  Ideal for cleaning hard surfaces, Dr Schutz Surface Sanitiser Spray is on offer at £10.74 (incContinue reading “Pppick up your PPE”

Give your onyx opinion

Axus Décor was born out of the suggestions of decorators, and in 2019 they formalised the process by creating the Ax Test Panel, which consists of a diverse selection of decorators who leave reviews after they’ve tried out an Axus product, which is then passed on to their product development team. This process has shownContinue reading “Give your onyx opinion”

Key considerations for selecting a good quality roller

Painting with a roller can provide you with extra speed and versatility, especially when working on large areas. However, just like brushes, there is a wide range of rollers on the market for you to choose from.  Here, Kristie Blackford-Mills from Purdy, explains how to ensure a roller is fit for purpose and performs to theContinue reading “Key considerations for selecting a good quality roller”

Keep it clean

The importance of scrubbability We’ve come a long way from the days of the early lockdown, with more businesses reopening every week. There’s been a strong trend for DIY thanks to everyone spending more time than ever in their homes, but as we look ahead to people returning to work and some kind of ‘normality’,Continue reading “Keep it clean”