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Sprucing your home up this spring – exterior decorating projects

By Louise Nelhams | 29th March 2017

Spring has finally sprung, and it’s the perfect time to make a start on those DIY jobs that make a massive difference to how your home looks and feels – especially those exterior decorating projects! This month we’re going to give you our top tips on sprucing up the exterior of your home so that […]

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Everything you need to know about decorator’s varnish

By Louise Nelhams | 23rd February 2017

There are many tricks that professional decorators use to ensure that we deliver a level of finish and durability in our work that sets us apart from the average DIYer – and one such trick is the application of decorator’s varnish. For that pro finish, preparation is absolutely key – which is why we mention […]

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Filling and sanding walls ready for painting or wallpaper

By Louise Nelhams | 31st January 2017

We’ve previously written a brief guide on preparing walls, but here we go into a little more detail on how to smooth the surface by applying filler and sanding walls to help you get that genuine pro-standard finish… The main thing that separates the average amateur DIYer from the professional decorator is the attention to […]

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Decorating colour trends for 2017

By Louise Nelhams | 23rd December 2016

If your New Year’s resolutions are more geared towards improving your living space than going to the gym then this is essential reading for you! This month we’re going to explore the forecasted decorating colour trends for 2017, so you can be sure that any design ideas you may be toying with are bang up […]

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A guide to watching paint dry! Paint drying times for decorating

By Louise Nelhams | 29th November 2016

  There are many decorating jobs you can take on yourself, including painting and wallpapering, but it’s always essential to follow the correct procedure to produce a professional finish. We’re always talking about preparation and using the right tools for the job, but one factor you may not have considered is how long various paints […]

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Colours and moods – using colour to change the feel of your room

By Louise Nelhams | 31st October 2016

  When it comes to decorating your home there are always decisions to make, but did you know that your choice of colour can have a big influence on how you feel when using a space? This month on our blog we’re going to show you how to understand the psychology of and link between […]

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