Archive / February, 2014

MacMillan cancer Crown Paints

Crown Paints builds charity partnership for 2014

A CANCER care charity is set to receive a huge boost after joining forces with Crown Paints – one of the UK’s leading paint manufacturers. Macmillan Cancer Support has been announced as Crown Paints’ official charity partner for 2014. The exciting partnership will see Crown Paints team up with Macmillan on a number of fund-raising […]

Crown app

New app from Crown set to transform colour choice

Ecobuild 2014 is the launch pad for a new app from Crown Paints, which can help the way specifers approach the subject of colour choice. The paint manufacturer has already earned an industry-wide reputation for top quality service and a unique personal approach. Now it is launching a free service to underline its status as […]

Johnstone's easytex

Johnstone’s enhanced paintable wallpaper range is all white

Johnstone’s has re-launched its range of paintable whites and lining papers, which includes new ranges and patterns to reflect current market requirements. The new enhanced range of paintable blown vinyl textures, available throughout Johnstone’s UK network of decorating centres, includes its own brand, Easytex along with its new brand EasyLINING. Also featured in the new […]


Scottish contract boost for Novus

Repairs and maintenance specialist Novus Property Solutions is continuing to develop its client base in Scotland, having won a joint procurement bid to provide services to Manor Estates Housing Association and Melville Housing Association. Novus will begin working with the associations in April as part of a five-year deal to provide reactive and emergency repairs […]


PPG partners with children’s charity

Employees at PPG Architectural Coatings, which manufacturers leading paint brands Johnstone’s and Leyland, have chosen When You Wish Upon a Star to be its charity partner for 2014. The charity, which grants wishes to children suffering from life threatening illness, was chosen following an employee vote to become PPG’s partner in the UK and Ireland and will benefit […]

Fuel winner

Picture wins £100 prize for painter and decorator

A decorator has won a £100 fuel voucher after sharing a picture of a paint project on Facebook. David Phillips, of D R Phillips Decorators based in Havant near Portsmouth, was voted the winner of Crown Paints Professional’s social media competition after sharing a photograph of a house he had painted. The monthly contest invites […]