SumUp card readers now available at Brewers

To help your business grow, Brewers now stock a range of SumUp card readers, enabling your customers to pay via card, Apple Pay and Google Pay for your work. This means you can take payment there and then, and eliminate any delays. There are two options, both accept all major debit and credit cards withContinue reading “SumUp card readers now available at Brewers”

Hot pink for winter blues

Annie Sloan have just introduced the newest addition to the Chalk Paint® palette… Named after the upscale Italian island resort, Capri Pink is inspired by the vivid bright pinks which populate folk palettes around the globe, from Mexican textiles to Pakistani truck art to Romany gypsy caravan interiors. Capri Pink is a true hot pinkContinue reading “Hot pink for winter blues”

A perfect blend of modern style and substance

Dulux is introducing two new premium paints and a curated range of classic colours, supporting professionals to meet more high-end demands from UK homeowners. Dulux Heritage is a new range of professional quality paints that deliver a beautiful ‘smooth to the touch’ aesthetic along with the tough, lasting durability needed for everyday life.  The stunning collectionContinue reading “A perfect blend of modern style and substance”

Technology opens up opportunities for the trade

Developed to help homeowners put together ideas, trades and other professionals can now benefit from being registered on Houzz.co.uk. Professionals in its community share what they’ve learnt from the experience, how it’s changed their approach and how that might impact the way home renovation pros work in the future. After being forced to halt faceContinue reading “Technology opens up opportunities for the trade”

Portable power

Imagine going to the work site and having enough power for an entire day’s work, all bundled in the latest generation Systainer format. No longer is this the stuff of make-believe, thanks to the new SYS-PowerStation from Festool. Boasting 1500 watt-hours, a full 3680 watts of continuous power output and a top power output ofContinue reading “Portable power”

Bringing outside in

Graham & Brown offer a range of murals that can really enhance any room with a feature wall and also help mask wall imperfections, including the Vintage Cloud range. Vintage Cloud Midnight (pictured above), is a moody-toned deep navy colourway which is perfectly on trend, featuring a stunning mixture of deep tones that allows forContinue reading “Bringing outside in”

Chuck it in a bucket

Brush Mate recently added another option to their popular range of wet brush storage solution. Sitting between the Trade 20, and its smaller sibling the Trade 4+, the Brush Bucket will store up to 12 brushes without cleaning them. No more storing wet gloss and varnish brushes in jars of water or solvents, with rustyContinue reading “Chuck it in a bucket”

Can’t paint it? Restore it!

Owatrol announced at the end of last year, that their best selling product for the previous 12 months was Polytrol, a deep penetrating oil which restores the original colour and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, gelcoats, metals, and other surfaces. Polytrol penetrates the surface, re-wetting the pigments to restore their lustre and colour whichContinue reading “Can’t paint it? Restore it!”

Save on sanding

A new paper abrasive from Mirka, the result of years of development work, Iridium cuts faster with fewer steps from rough to smooth surface finish, and thanks to the new precision coating it practically repels dust, so the grains stay sharp longer. Available in coarse to fine grits, Iridium works well on both soft andContinue reading “Save on sanding”

Breathe easy

The new Airsure range from Dulux Trade are emulsion paints for interior walls and ceilings that offer great performance and are also 99.9% VOC free, aiming to reduce the building industry’s impact on the environment. The range, which includes Diamond Matt and Vinyl Matt, is both BREEAM and LEED compliant, and classified as low emissions.Continue reading “Breathe easy”