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National Apprenticeship Week at the Dulux Academy

National Apprenticeship Week at the Dulux Academy

National Apprenticeship Week at the Dulux Academy Dulux Academy is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week for the fourth consecutive year with hands on sessions for more than 100 apprentices. This year’s National Apprenticeship Week is focused on encouraging...

New masq Masking Tape From Ciret

New masq Masking Tape From Ciret

MASQ masking tape from Ciret is well known for being one of the best brands on the market. Ciret have new developed some new additions

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HB42 launches the Ultimate Bond kit

HB42 launches the Ultimate Bond kit

Hilton Banks has launched a new HB42 Ultimate Bond kit, developed to help produce the perfect mitre every time. A quality product from a leading brand

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Product reviews

Super Fresco Easy Trimmer Review

Super Fresco Easy Trimmer Review

Professional decorator Harriet Stone gives a full and honest review of the Super Fresco Easy Trimmer. a tool to help on wallpaper jobs

Harlequin Non-Woven Wallpaper Review

Harlequin Non-Woven Wallpaper Review

Professional decorator Mike Cupit gives a full and honest review of Harlequin Non-Woven Wallpaper. Is it worth the designer price tag?

Beeline Wallpaper Paste Review

Beeline Wallpaper Paste Review

Professional decorator Mike Gregory gives a full and honest Beeline wallpaper paste review. See what an expert has to say

Fossa Evo Mesh Sanding Discs Review

Fossa Evo Mesh Sanding Discs Review

Professional decorator Ryan Foulger gives you his Fossa evo mesh sanding discs Review. Will these be a replacement for the more expensive brands?

Pioneer Spirit Paintbrush Review

Pioneer Spirit Paintbrush Review

Professional decorator Lee Thornton gives a full and honest review of the Pioneer Spirit Paintbrush. a low cost, high quality tool for professionals

Isomastic-A Isomat Caulk Review

Isomastic-A Isomat Caulk Review

Professional decorator Mike Gregory gives a full and honest review of Isomastic-A Caulk from Isomat which you can buy from different suppliers

Professional insight

Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why

Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why

Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why? By Ian Richardson   In the past I have always used oil-based paints for woodwork, being very disappointed with my first attempts using water-based satinwood. The early paints I tried were of very poor opacity and gave a...

Fixing Another “Decorator’s” Work

Fixing Another “Decorator’s” Work

Professional decorator Tim Cummings explains his anger while fixing another “decorator’s” work. Do people really get away with stuff like this??

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Welcome to Andura!

August 1st, 2019

Welcome to Andura!

Caparol Haftprimer Review

June 2nd, 2019

Caparol Haftprimer Review

3M High Precision Gold Tape Review

May 22nd, 2019

3M High Precision Gold Tape Review

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May 2nd, 2019

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