Preparation Application & Project Upkeep

  1. What do you need to think about when preparing for a painting project?

    What do you need to think about when preparing for a painting project?

    Josh is the Assistant Manager in our Stockbridge showroom, and a resident expert on ensuring you get the perfect finish for your project.  We asked Josh for some tips on about preparing for your project.

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  2. Using a wax

    When do I need to use a protective topcoat like varnish or wax?

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  3. 1829 undercoat

    WHEN DO I NEED TO USE AN UNDERCOAT OR PRIMER WHEN PAINTING?

    People often confuse undercoats and primers, however they usually serve two quite different functions. Find out when to use a primer or an undercoat when painting. 

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  4. clean up

    HOW DO I CLEAN UP AFTER PAINTING AND WHAT DO I DO WITH LEFTOVER PAINT?

    Traditionally, cleaning up after painting was a bit of a specialist process. Nowadays, more and more interior paints are water-based, which means that clean up much more straightforward!

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  5. preparing to decorate

    PREPARING TO DECORATE

    Preparation is everything, and that saying is definitely true when it comes to decorating. Luckily, preparing a room to decorate is straightforward if you know what you're doing, and paying attention to the small details beforehand will help ensure the finished results speak for themselves.

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  6. Upcycling furniture

    UPCYCLING FURNITURE – GIVING AN OLD FAVOURITE A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

    Upcycling – the new buzzword. In recent years we have seen the trend towards make do and mend,towards individualism and creating something unique, whilst reducing waste by recycling old pieces.This winning combination of saving money while pouring your own personality in to your homeseems to have captured the imagination of the nation. So what do you need to know if you are considering your own project?

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