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How Sadolin Brightened School Children’s Day

How Sadolin Brightened School Children’s Day

How Sadolin Brightened School Children’s Day Last Summer   Leading specialist woodcare brand Sadolin brought a splash of colour to the great outdoors for the pupils of St Georges CE Primary School in Bromley, Kent last summer.   The colourful playground was the brainchild of TV gardener Danny Clarke, with Orpington Crown Decorating Centre donating 12 litres of...

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Dulux Academy Enhances Range of Colour Training

Dulux Academy Enhances Range of Colour Training

Dulux Academy enhances range of colour training with new online ColourFutures™ workshop   Dulux Academy has expanded the opportunities for decorators to upskill - by introducing a new Dulux Academy Live colour workshop dedicated to the 2021 ColourFutures™...

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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...

Crown Trade PX3 Review – Adhesion Primer

Crown Trade PX3 Review – Adhesion Primer

Crown Trade PX3 Review By Ryan Fouger   Crown Trade PX3 is a solvent based, stain blocking & adhesion promoting primer for interior & exterior use. Ideal for difficult surfaces including glass, tiles, melamine and previously painted surfaces, as well as...

Zinsser BIN Spray Can Review

Zinsser BIN Spray Can Review

Professional decorator Mike Gregory gives a full and honest review of Zinsser BIN in spray can form. Does it live up to it’s reputation?

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A Day in the Life of a Site Basher

A Day in the Life of a Site Basher

A Day in the Life of a Site Basher depicts the harshness of the day to day struggles a decorator has to deal with when working on a building site.

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