Tag Archives: Decorating

Leyland SDM raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support

leyland sdm

Colleagues at painting and decorating specialists, Leyland SDM are preparing for a 5km challenge to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The 24-strong Leyland SDM team will join other runners and lace up their shoes for the RunThrough Hyde Park 5km on October 15. All money raised through sponsorship and …

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Kent Blaxill opens new decorating centre in Sevenoaks

Kent Blaxill new Sevenoaks Branch

Kent Blaxill’s new decorating centre in Sevenoaks is now officially open with Cllr Avril Hunter cutting the ribbon on August 22. James Park, managing director, said: “We’ve been searching for a suitable location for some time and the Vestry Road area offers all we wanted for our customers including good …

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Hamilton rollers

Hamilton, the decorating tools manufacturer, has developed three different roller ranges – Perfection, Prestige and Performance. The Perfection range delivers a perfect, fine finish with enhanced paint pick up, coverage and spreading rates. The Prestige middle tier delivers high quality results for a job that professional decorators can be proud …

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Crown Trade’s new high-performance primer range

Crown Trade PX3 and PX4 launch

Trade professionals can face a multitude of challenges on a job, from stubborn stains to difficult surfaces and problems such as mould and mildew, but now thanks to leading paint brand Crown Trade, all the solutions can be found inside just one tin. Crown Trade’s new high-performance all-purpose PX primer …

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Dulux Academy brings back their Wallpaper challenge


In celebration of International Wallpaper Week (7th-13th October), Dulux Academy is calling on decorators with design flair and a keen eye for detail to create their very own wallpaper before putting their application skills to the test. Running for the third consecutive year, the Dulux Academy Design and Decorate Challenge …

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Bradfords invest in latest Scottish paint trends

Tartan paint 2019

As part of its determination to keep on top of modern decorating trends, builders merchant group Bradfords have invested in a new decorating offer for customers. The range of tartan paint has been develop to enable customers in Bradfords’ south west heartland to emulate the decorating preferences of their Celtic …

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2018 Apprentice Decorator of the Year is Crowned

Aiden Dearie Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year 2018 winner

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final pitted seven regional winners against each other as they undertook a timed challenge: completing …

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TeknosPro triumphs in colour matching accuracy


Developed for professional decorators, TeknosPro (www.teknospro.co.uk) is a range of multi-surface coatings based on low odour, quick drying, water-based technology. The portfolio includes specialist finishes for internal walls, metal and wood, which boast excellent flow properties and can be applied by spray, brush or roller. Key features include high coverage …

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Hunt is on for Oxfordshire’s Painter and Decorator of the Year

The people of Oxfordshire are being invited to take part in the search for the best painter and decorator in the region. Organised by the Oxford Kidlington, Cowley, Abingdon and Banbury Dulux Decorator Centres, along with Jack FM, the region-wide competition aims to find the superstar of decorating – whether …

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Crown prepare for the National Painting and Decorating Show

National Painting and Decorating Show Crown Paints

There’s set to be plenty to see and do at this year’s National Painting and Decorating Show with Crown Paints showcasing a wide range of products and services from across its popular Crown Trade and Crown Decorating Centres brands. The stand will have two distinct areas for visitors to enjoy, …

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