Painting over a stained surface

Stain Blockers

At some point in time you’re going to come across the common problem of a stained surface, be it from damp, nicotine or … Read more

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Sugar Soap

A lot of problems that people have with paint and decorating in general can often be attributed to poor preparation. Anyone who’s done … Read more

wood filler

The Best Wood Filler

There are hundred’s of products available for filling and repairing woodwork and choosing the right one for the job can be confusing. I’m … Read more

Painting a wall with a roller

Insulating Paint

With energy costs rising through the roof it makes sense to improve the insulation of your home. Preventing heat loss through walls and … Read more

Rusty railings

Metal Primers

Almost all metal surfaces will need priming before further decoration can take place. Metal primers may be oil or water based and will … Read more

Painting a window ledge with white wood primer

Wood Primer

Wood is naturally a porous material so it is important that the surface is sealed to ensure that solvents within subsequent coats are … Read more

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Painting Exterior Woodwork

The painting and maintenance of external woodwork is a job often neglected or constantly put off, not because it is necessarily an expensive … Read more


Paint Recycling

No matter how well you calculate the quantities of paint needed for a job it is inevitable you’ll have some surplus… This may … Read more

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Colours for Children’s Rooms

Decorating our children’s rooms is a great opportunity to experiment with themes, ideas and colour schemes that you wouldn’t normally try elsewhere. However it’s important … Read more

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‘Child Safe’ Paint

Parents who may be concerned about the harmful ingredients used in traditional paints will be pleased to know that there is now a … Read more

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Confidence with Colour

With so many different colours to choose from it can be difficult to know where to start but it isn’t something you necessarily … Read more

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Eco Paints

In recent years there have been a number of changes to the domestic paint market; water-based alternatives to common gloss and undercoat are … Read more

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Exterior Masonry Paints

Painting exterior masonry is a fairly simple process of adequate preparation and selection of paint colour. The choice of paint is usually a … Read more