Purdy on… Comfort

In our second interview with Purdy, we speak to Andy Cummins, Senior Product Manager, about the part that comfort and ergonomics has to play in Purdy product design. How important are issues like comfort and ergonomics when it comes to product development?  All our products are designed to make a decorator’s job more productive, andContinue reading “Purdy on… Comfort”

Organise and Go!

Purdy Painter’s Storage Box Painting tools manufacturer Purdy has launched a storage system built specifically for professional decorators, the Painter’s Storage Box, packed with features designed to make tool transportation and everyday use as simple as possible. Every feature from the Wet Brush and Roller Cover Bin to the innovative brush storage bar, has beenContinue reading “Organise and Go!”

Purdy on… Production

In the first of a series of interviews with the brand, we spoke to Christina Rowe, Head of Product Marketing at Purdy to find out about the testing and development process behindPurdy’s product range. Where do new Purdy product ideas come from? When developing new products, we seek to create solutions that fulfil a requirementContinue reading “Purdy on… Production”

Choosing a quality roller for a quality finish

The quality of both the roller sleeve and the frame you choose can make a real difference to the overall finish you are able to achieve – as well as your productivity and comfort. Here, Andy Cummins, Senior Product Manager at Purdy, looks at some of the attributes to look out for when selecting aContinue reading “Choosing a quality roller for a quality finish”

Picking a roller to maximise productivity

Andy Cummins from Purdy looks at how to optimise productivity on a roller-based paint job Choosing the right tools and accessories can actually save you time on site. For example, if you need to cover a large area quickly, and maximum paint pick up and release is required, then a knitted sleeve is your bestContinue reading “Picking a roller to maximise productivity”

Not all brushes are created equal

A high-quality paint brush is made of several different components, that all combine to create the perfect tool for the perfect finish. Here Andrew Cummins, Senior Product Manager at Purdy, breaks down the different parts of a brush and what you should look out for in a high-quality product. The bristlesThe bristles of a paintContinue reading “Not all brushes are created equal”

Go beyond the pail with new Purdy products

Purdy PailPurdy have launched the Pail, a one litre paint bucket designed for convenience and efficiency. With different grip options, a brush magnet, and a mini roller ramp, the Purdy Pail is an ideal addition to a decorator’s tool set.  The new Pail has been designed to reduce hand fatigue, with an adjustable hand grip forContinue reading “Go beyond the pail with new Purdy products”

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”

Key considerations for a good quality paint brush

Professional painters and decorators will be more than aware, that not all trade paint brushes are made equal and the quality of every component matters. Here, Kristie Blackford-Mills, Brand Manager for Purdy, looks at the features to consider before investing in a new brush to add to the kit. The filamentsUnderstandably, the quality of theContinue reading “Key considerations for a good quality paint brush”