Client Relationships – Trust WORKS

Arguably, the most key ingredient to any working relationship is trust. Clients are investing their time, money, and home into your hands, so feeling confident in your ability to deliver the outcome they’re dreaming of is vital to you both working together successfully and achieving the best possible outcome. Home renovation and design platform, Houzz.co.uk,Continue reading “Client Relationships – Trust WORKS”

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…

Knowing your client profile type

During a renovation project, customers will be investing their money, time and hope, so building a strong, positive bond with the customer will be crucial to earning their trust. Understanding how each customer differs, what matters to them most, and how best to communicate with them will help deliver a first-class service every time.  Houzz.co.uk, theContinue reading “Knowing your client profile type”