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”

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’”