Spraying gets even Easyier

Building on the success of their professional craftsmen product offering, tesa has announced the launch of a new paint spraying range which will include brand new tesa Easy Cover® products to provide all the essentials for spraying with confidence on both internal and external jobs. The paint spraying preparation range, available from the end ofContinue reading “Spraying gets even Easyier”

Dab hands at jointing

Toupret’s innovative new Joint, Skim & Fill system of products provides both clarity and quality in an easy-to-use range that satisfies the needs of expert painters and decorators. Designed with trades in mind, this versatile range is all about achieving a great finish with the minimum of fuss and time – the Quick Dry productsContinue reading “Dab hands at jointing”

The ultimate chalky finish

Little Greene has built up a well-deserved reputation for not just its imaginative colour palette but also for the outstanding quality of its paints. Its original finish, Absolute Matt Emulsion, is more popular than ever and even appears to be the ‘choice’ of Lockdown DIY enthusiasts.  The last word in flat, matt paints, with a ‘barely-there’Continue reading “The ultimate chalky finish”

Putting paint through its paces

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, Johnstone’s Trade invited an experienced group of painters and decorators to its head offices to test out Aqua Guard, the manufacturer’s new durable, water based trim paint. During the day, the group had the chance to discuss common issues they experience on the job, experiment with the application of Aqua GuardContinue reading “Putting paint through its paces”

Superior spray

Dulux Decorator Centre has introduced a brand new range of spray products that promise to cut down labour costs, helping decorators work five times faster than traditional methods.  The latest spray equipment from Graco, Tritech and Q-Tech are designed to be simple, cover areas faster and distribute paint for an even finish. DDC put spray toContinue reading “Superior spray”

Albany X Mini Moderns

To celebrate 100 years of Albany paint and wallpapers, a new collection of special prints has been created by the fabulous Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire at Mini Moderns.  Atelier, a fifties inspired design, is based on the treasured finds of Keith and Mark’s visits to the galleries and markets of Paris. The paper features handContinue reading “Albany X Mini Moderns”

Pppick up your PPE

Personal Protective Equipment has never been more important than now. Help protect yourself and others with a range of industry specific PPE products at your local Brewers store. The following products are all on offer throughout August, whilst stocks last.  Ideal for cleaning hard surfaces, Dr Schutz Surface Sanitiser Spray is on offer at £10.74 (incContinue reading “Pppick up your PPE”

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”

Business Software for Renovation Professionals

You may be using Houzz already to list your business and showcase your work to the public, but now Houzz offers a service to manage the whole project. Houzz Pro provides renovation professionals with a suite of tools to help win more work, increase profits and stay connected with their clients and teams. The easy-to-useContinue reading “Business Software for Renovation Professionals”

Works well with woodwork

HMG Paints have released their premium interior trim and woodwork paints in a gloss and satin finish. Available for purchase direct online and through distributor Topdec Decorating Supplies. The gloss and satin offer a premium quality water-based, protective finish for use on interior work. Avoiding the yellowing of oil-based paint over time, this water-based equivalentContinue reading “Works well with woodwork”