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Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home

Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home

Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home Improvements in 2021     Each British household is set to spend an average of £6,531 on home improvements Grey revealed as top home improvement colour in 2021 Safety is biggest issue stopping Brits from buying...

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Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home

Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home

Half of Brits Set to Spend £47 Billion on Home Improvements in 2021     Each British household is set to spend an average of £6,531 on home improvements Grey revealed as top home improvement colour in 2021 Safety is biggest issue stopping Brits from buying...

Federation of Small Businesses for Decorators

Federation of Small Businesses for Decorators

What has the Federation of Small Businesses done for Decorators?   Well apart from convincing the government to  delay  tax payments and changing tax laws and providing a grant for the self employed (never been done before)   AND Getting a range of services...

Crown Trade Gives Apprentice Decorators Chance to Shine

Crown Trade Gives Apprentice Decorators Chance to Shine

Crown Trade Gives Apprentice Decorators Chance to Shine    Earlier this year, it was announced that the 2020 Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition, which Crown Paints has sponsored for over 40 years, was being put on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  ...

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The Best way to Paint Metal Railings

The Best way to Paint Metal Railings

Professional decorator Mike Gregory talks about the best way to paint metal railings. Not only will this method give you a great finish, but it’ll last too.

Zero Flame Intumescent Paint Review

Zero Flame Intumescent Paint Review

Professional decorator Robin Gofton gives a full and honest review of Zero Flame Intumescent paint after being asked to decorate his local gym.

Tikkurila Multistop Review – Primer / Undercoat

Tikkurila Multistop Review – Primer / Undercoat

Tikkurila Multistop Review By Mike Gregory   As a decorator, I do dabble with quite a few Tikkurila products. Some I love, others I really don’t get on with. One Tikkurila product that has opinions divided on “Decorating Products Reviewed” is Multistop. To be...

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Speeding up the Drying Process of Paint

Speeding up the Drying Process of Paint

Professional decorator Mike Gregory takes you through the formula for speeding up the drying process of paint. This may help you moving forward.

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