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Fired Earth Paint review- Matt emulsion & Eggshell

Fired Earth Paint review- Matt emulsion & Eggshell

Fired Earth Paint review- Matt emulsion & Eggshellby Phill Southam Fired Earth paint is an environmentally friendly designer paint popular with interior designers, a bit like Farrow & Ball. It’s not the worst paint to use, but I don’t consider it worth the...

Women’s Dassy Boston Trousers

Women’s Dassy Boston Trousers

Women's Dassy Boston Trousers By Harriet Stone   Our Verdict These trousers offer women in the trade a chance to feel comfortable professional and stylish. They are fully adjustable on almost every aspect making them easily adaptable for different body shapes. Pro's...

Suretherm goodbye mold review

Suretherm goodbye mold review

by Rob Greenwood Great stuff, strange consistency and a little pricey Verdict, the Suretherm goodbye mold Paint rally does give the same thermal insulation as 6mm of polystyrene lining. It pulls a lot on the first coat but the second seems to flow much nicer. For...

Suretherm goodbye mold review

by Rob Greenwood Great stuff, strange consistency and a little pricey Verdict, the Suretherm goodbye mold Paint rally does give the same thermal insulation as 6mm of polystyrene lining. It pulls a lot on the first coat but the second seems to flow much nicer. For...

Crown Trade Satinwood (White) Review

Crown Trade Satinwood (White) Review By Mike Cupit This is Crown’s premium trade satinwood. Available in 1, 2.5 or 5-liter tins from any Crown Trade Centre, as well as plenty of other Stuckists around Britain. Pros Self-undercoating Great adhesion Amazing opacity Easy...

Zinsser allcoat (solvent based) review

Zinsser allcoat (solvent based) review Verdict The absolute holy grail of all in one paints that does everything you will need it to do, an adhesion primer/stain block with all the benefits of oil an water based combined… A paint that is a must have to have in stock....

Toupret ready mixed filler review

Toupret ready mixed filler review A good ready mixed filler that doesn’t need priming before top coating, but really needs overnight drying for anything 2mm and above. So if you got the time to wait, this is what you need. Pro’s Doesn’t flash so no need for priming...

Tikkurila Anti-Reflex 2 Review Mike Cupit

Tikkurila Anti-Reflex 2 Review Mike Cupit Tikkurila ant-reflex is a very dull white contract matt emulsion. Used mostly on ceilings, it is ideal for areas with a lot of natural light Pros Can be used as a mist coat and top coat Durable Cheap Hides imperfections Cons...

Tikkurila Helmi 30 Review – Waterbased Satin

Tikkurila Helmi 30 Review Mike Cupit – Waterbased Satin  Helmi 30 is a waterbased satinwood which is manufactured and sold by Tikkurila. I’m going to talk about how it compares to some of the other products on the market. Pros Fully waterbased system (not a hybrid)...

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