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How to choose the most suitable primer for your project

August 25, 2021

Much like building a house, it is important that time and care is taken when preparing the foundations of your painting project. Priming is recommended for a variety of projects, some of which are outlined below. It is generally good practice to prime any bare surface in advance of painting...
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How to paint outdoor wood

July 23, 2021

Whether you choose a colour to blend in or stand out from your garden’s landscape, painting your outdoor wood is a great way of refreshing the look of your garden. Follow these steps below for the best possible outcome when painting your exterior wood...
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Our Top Five Tips for Painting in Hot Weather

July 21, 2021

Much like painting in extreme cold, wind or rain, there are a number of factors to consider when painting in the summer heat. Follow these tips below to avoid any issues when painting in hot weather...
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Colourtrend Weather Protection Range - How-to Guide

April 23, 2021

As the sun shines brighter and the temperatures rise, we enter the ideal time to begin exterior projects, such as painting the front door, the garden furniture or the outside walls of our home. Find inspiration within our brochure, where we share our how-to guide for your exterior projects...
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How to Apply a Roof Coating

December 13, 2020

Surface preparation is key to the longevity of a roof coating. Follow our tips to get the best possible result...
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How to Paint New Plaster

December 13, 2020

Don’t make a mistake on fresh walls—get it right from the start with our simple tips on painting new plaster...
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How to pick a colour for your kitchen?

December 13, 2020

Starting with your units and fixtures such as the cooker and counter tops and maybe you have a matching kettle and toaster set that you love, all these things come into the consideration process when it comes to choosing your colour scheme...
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HOW TO REPAINT YOUR FRONT DOOR

December 13, 2020

A pop of colour is so welcoming on a front door. To help you repaint your front door we have devised a step-by-step guide. Follow these instructions for the best possible outcome when painting your front door...
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How To Paint Your Kitchen Cupboards

December 13, 2020

When painting your kitchen cupboards, preparation is one of the most important steps in ensuring a long lasting finish on your cabinets. From preparation to priming and painting, follow the steps detailed in our how-to-guide below to achieve the perfect finish on your kitchen cabinets...
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WHEN SHOULD I PAINT THE OUTSIDE OF MY HOUSE?

August 04, 2020

With the hours of daylight finally starting to get a bit longer, and the weather getting milder, we feel Spring in the air and our minds turn to all those outside jobs we have been eager to get started...
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