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How to save damaged coving (on a budget)

By Toby | 21st January 2019

Setting the scene Imagine the beautifully ornate coving in your home has taken a knock. Maybe it’s simply part of the process of aging; or maybe, as was the case with this Georgian house we recently worked on, some kind young upstart has stolen the lead from your roof, and the seepage has left your […]

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Commercial decorating in Leeds by the professionals!

By Louise Nelhams | 29th March 2018

Did you know that as well as our domestic services, we also regularly work with businesses to provide commercial decorating in Leeds and surrounding areas? It’s an aspect of our trade that we really enjoy, and this month we’re going to tell you why we’re excited about expanding this side of our business, and why […]

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Using a paint sprayer for interior decorating

By Louise Nelhams | 28th February 2018

Most DIY decorators tend to use a brush and roller for painting, so they’re generally fascinated when they see us using a paint sprayer! While not perfect for all jobs, a spray gun is often our ‘go-to’ tool for a fast but professional finish – so here are our top tips on how to get […]

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Minimalist interior design for an uncluttered life

By Louise Nelhams | 26th January 2018

If you’re the kind of person who likes clean, simple lines and a fuss-free life, you might be interested in the minimalist interior design philosophy. Often wrongly associated with stark, cold – or dare we say – boring decor, minimalism doesn’t have to mean soulless, and this month we’re going to show you why. Getting […]

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A year of decorating tips from Rushton & Co.

By Louise Nelhams | 21st December 2017

  As another successful year of decorating your homes draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the articles we’ve posted this year. Our goal with our decorating blog is to give you the confidence to take on some of the jobs we think the average DIY or interior design enthusiast […]

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Where to buy your decorating supplies

By Louise Nelhams | 29th November 2017

  We don’t know if it’s true that a bad workman always blames his tools, but a professional decorator never does because they know that stocking up on decorating supplies from reputable dealers is essential. This month we’re going to share our definitive list of suppliers, so you can be sure that your gear isn’t […]

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