Archive / February, 2015

Johnstone's Wallcoverings Disney Deco Patternbook - Frozen Roomset

Recreating the magic of Disney with Johnstone’s

Johnstone’s Decorating Centres has added a new Disney Deco patternbook to its collection, complementing its children’s wallcoverings range. The new patternbook from Disney includes designs based on the smash hit film Frozen. Available in a range of colourways, including blue, pink and lilac, and featuring popular characters from the film, the new collection is bound to […]


Crown Dec Centres share interior wood expertise with contractors

  Painters and decorators seeking advice on creating a flawless finish for interior wooden surfaces and floors can now find expert guidance at their local Crown Decorating Centres. Staff members have undergone in-depth training on the entire Sadolin range of woodcare products to ensure exemplary advice on choosing the right product for the job. Sadolin […]

Novus Property Solutions Changing Lives Launch

Changing lives one step at a time

National property maintenance specialist Novus Property Solutions has unveiled its ambitious plan to change 10,000 lives this year as part of its ongoing commitment to being a responsible business. The Changing Lives scheme, launched at its inaugural Excellence Awards Dinner in December, is designed to get the entire Novus workforce involved, inspiring staff from all […]


SPADAC leads the way with innovative promo film: Your Apprentice in Safe Hands

A new animated film (watch it here) promoting the SPADAC apprenticeship scheme to employers is rolling out across Scotland. The Scottish Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship Council received funding from CITB to produce an innovative promotional TV brochure, which includes a small screen for a film called Your Apprentice in Safe Hands. The Scottish Decorators’ Federation, […]


Johnstone’s celebrates 125 year anniversary

A leading light of the decorating industry, Johnstone’s, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. The prestigious brand has long been at the forefront of high performance paint development, with professional painters and decorators integral to its success. It is for this reason that the team at Johnstone’s has lined up a host of exciting events, […]

MK Snap - Johnstone's Community Spirit Campaign Winner

Milton Keynes charity wins Johnstone’s competition

A Milton Keynes-based charity has secured a brighter future for its learners after winning a national competition run by Johnstone’s Trade. MK Snap won the Johnstone’s Paint Community Spirit campaign after coming out on top by polling 34 per cent of 3,000 votes cast by the general public. And the charity – which caters for […]

Crown Trade Extreme Experience

Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme TV sponsorship deal reaches new heights

Decorators could park their ladders and scale extreme heights with a new promotion launched to celebrate Crown Trade’s TV debut. If you’ve always fancied a bungee jump, sky diving or, for something closer to the ground, white water rafting, then the Crown Trade ‘Extreme Experiences’ competition will fit the bill nicely. Up for grabs are […]

Sadolin PV67

New video sets out attributes of Sadolin PV67 Heavy Duty Varnish

The versatility and durability of Sadolin PV67 Heavy Duty Varnish is showcased in a new video focusing on the premium product. Available to view at http://youtu.be/CBMk7TVpLPQ the video explains to painters and decorators more about the product and its suitability for a wide-range of environments. Renowned for its ease of application and beautiful looks – […]

Sandtex Trade 365 (2)

Get set for Spring with Sandtex Trade 365

As the nights lighten and springtime looms, decorators can think about getting outdoors with a masonry paint specially formulated for early season conditions from Sandtex Trade. Sandtex Trade 365 All Weather Masonry Paint features high performance Pliolite® Resin to combat difficult weather conditions, meaning work can often start on outdoor areas earlier than the traditional […]


Crown Paints takes top ‘green’ manufacturing title

Crown Paints has been recognised for its long-standing commitment to sustainability by a leading manufacturing body. The UK paint manufacturer has secured The Future Manufacturing Awards’ Environmental Excellence title for the North West region. The awards, organised by manufacturers’ organisation EEF, celebrate businesses in the sector which have shown excellence in their innovation. The award […]