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”

Handy little liners

Go!Paint proudly unveiled its latest product at the P&D Show, the Kettle Liner. Specifically designed for standard 2.5-litre Go!Paint Paint Kettles, this revolutionary insert enhances the painting process for professionals. Visitors at the show embraced the new liner, recognising the numerous benefits. The Paint Kettles are commonly favored by true experts in the Netherlands andContinue reading “Handy little liners”

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”

Smooth sleeves

The new ‘Italian made’ shed resistant (lint free) Monarch Microfibre 9” Roller Cover is now available for purchase in the UK. Made from premium grade High Density microfibre which maintains its shape throughout use, it will provide you with an optimum paint load pick-up and release experience every time. Highly absorbent, holding up to fourContinue reading “Smooth sleeves”

Why UK decorators love a ‘Hammy Green’

We know that every painter and decorator has a favourite go-to roller sleeve and brush. It goes without saying that these essential tools are an extension of your own arm when they’re in the hand all day.  But, we hear time and time again, Perfection Medium Pile sleeves nick-named a “good old Hammy Green” – HamiltonContinue reading “Why UK decorators love a ‘Hammy Green’”

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”