Category Archive: News

  1. Painting DO’s & Don’ts

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    Try Testers in the Light

    Place the testers against each wall in natural light to watch how the paint colour changes depending on the amount of light in the room you’re painting. When painting a north-facing room vs a more sunny one, keep in mind that paint colours react differently in natural and artificial light.

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  2. Tips When Painting a Room

    With a whole rainbow of colours to choose from, painting a room is one of the best ways to stamp your personality on your living space, or create a smart and professional-looking workplace. Whether you prefer soft neutrals or bright shades, a visit to any hardware shop or decorating store will give you plenty of inspiration.

    But once you’ve found the perfect paint colour, what next? Follow our comprehensive guide to improve your decorating skills, achieve impressive results and avoid any DIY disasters.

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  3. What Type of Paint Should I Use?

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    Water-based or oil bases, gloss, satin or eggshell. There are many different types of paints, each with their own properties. The type of paint you should use will depend on the surface you are painting and the type of finish you want.

    In our latest post, we take a look at the types of paints available and their properties. (more…)

  4. Updating Your Office interior

     

    Every business will have a set budget when it comes to funding decor and interior projects. However, even with the tightest of budgets, there are always small changes you can do that end up having a great and positive impact on the overall feel of your interior. (more…)

  5. How Often Should I Stain my Fence?

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    Staining your fence provides a protective barrier over the wood against the outside elements. Wood stains may be semi-transparent or shown as a solid colour, depending on the level of pigment in the solution. (more…)

  6. Tips for Painting The Outside of Your House

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    Painting the exterior of your home comes with its own set of challenges, not least because of the outside elements. However, there are a few things you can do to help this task run smoothly.

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  7. Using Paint Spraying Guns

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    Paint spraying guns are an efficient way to paint a wide variety of surfaces, including walls, cabinets and ceilings. However, they must be used properly in order to gain the best finish. (more…)

  8. How To Hang Patterned Wallpaper

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    Wallpaper can be the perfect addition to a room, adding interest to smaller spaces and warmth to larger rooms. Whilst many people want to add wallpaper to a room, they often decide against it for fear of hanging it wrongly.

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  9. New Year, New Home?

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    Whether you have just moved into a new property or are thinking to make updates to your current property, knowing where to start is half of the battle. (more…)

  10. Decorating Your Home For Christmas

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    We’d usually provide traditional decorating tips, colour ideas and more. However, with Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d share our ideas on how to inject some festive fun into your home this year. (more…)