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Kana Tank – saving you time and money the Ciret way

Kana Tank – saving you time and money the Ciret way

Kana Tank – saving you time and money the Ciret way Ciret Ltd were delighted to have launched a new innovative paint brush – The Kana Tank. With a 2 in 1 innovative combination of natural bristle tank and a synthetic bristle coating this brush allows users to cover...

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A CALMING NEW LOOK FOR BLACKBURN HOMELESSNESS CHARITY

A CALMING NEW LOOK FOR BLACKBURN HOMELESSNESS CHARITY Crown Paints and the Blackburn Round Table have brought some colour into the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in the community by repainting a local resource centre for young homeless people in the town....

CROWN PAINTS A BRIGHT FUTURE WITH BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

CROWN PAINTS A BRIGHT FUTURE WITH BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITYLeading paint manufacturer Crown Paints has secured a prestigious agreement with Bournemouth University which will see products from across the Crown Trade range used for future new build and refurbishment...

Brewers Decorator Centres Test Color Eye

Brewers Decorator Centres are conducting a trial period to test a new colour matching technology called Color Eye, and would like to open up the trial to Decorators Forum members. Color-Eye is a small, transportable card that gives users the ability to use their...

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Product reviews

TESA PRECISION 4334 MASKING TAPE(YELLOW) REVIEW

TESA PRECISION 4334 MASKING TAPE(YELLOW) REVIEW

TESA PRECISION 4334 MASKING TAPE(YELLOW) REVIEW Product information:- Tesa precision 4334 masking tape is a general purpose medium tack product from the industry leaders TESA. It is both for indoor and outdoor use. Recommended for Aluminium, Pvc and wood although it...

Deltec Masking Tape Review

Deltec Masking Tape Review

Deltec Masking Tape Review By Ross RattHello! Here’s a little review I’ve done for the Deltec masking tape.  Supplied by the lovely folks at http://www.Deltctape.com Ok so out of the box it’s lovely looking stuff. This is Washi rice paper instead of standard crepe...

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE By Rachel Bates These have been a firm favourite of ours for the last year. We regularly use the purple to create our 'perfect' crisp lines between skirting and walls. We have used the 'Red' previously on an external job where we were...

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review By Adam Featherstone Thanks to Gyproc for asking to review the new range of ready mixed fillers, the Easifiller, Easifiller finish and lightweight filler, theses 3 fillers are the type of filler I use and I believe many would find...

Deltec Tape Review

Deltec Tape Review

Deltec Tape Review By Richard Irons Pros perfect tackiness to each of the tapes doesn’t tear on removal like others such as the ProDec range next day masking on delicate surfaces Cons cost- like any good precision tape they're bloody expensive can’t buy it off the...

Gyproc Easifill Ready Mixed Filler

Gyproc Easifill Ready Mixed Filler

Gyproc Easifill Ready Mixed Filler Review By Rachel Bates When these arrived I have to be honest a little bit of me did think 'seriously many containers do I need', But I genuinely loved these and I really liked having three smaller containers within reach to use for...

Professional insight

Purdy Tools Have Lost Their Way

Purdy Tools Have Lost Their Way

Purdy Tools Have Lost Their Way By Simon YoungControversial post alert ⚠. Purdy's tools & brushes are now officially s**t! This week I've had a Purdy frame seize, a colossus roller leave bits of blue fluff all over walls, and as for the brushes.... Scratchy...

ProDec Ice fusion Paint Brush

ProDec Ice fusion Paint Brush

ProDec Ice Fusion Paint Brush By Daniel James Wilson   I have been testing the ice fusion paint brush now for the past 4 weeks. The brush has only been used with water-based satin and gloss on doors, windows and trim. After each day the brush was washed out ready...

Life of a Decorator – Being the Partner of a Self Employed Man

Life of a Decorator – Being the Partner of a Self Employed Man

    If you’ve ever winced after a trade handed you a quote or invoice, you’re not alone. Admittedly I have done the same in the past, wondering why I’m being charged so much for such a short or straightforward job. Since marrying Sam and seeing what goes on...

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