Archive / September, 2017


The Scottish Decorators’ Federation support the #Celebritydecorator campaign. Nationwide search for the face of TRADE decorator TV!!

Do you have a face and personality for TV? Would you or others consider you a Guru in the painting and decorating sector? We are looking for Personality, Presence, Carisma and most importantly a passion for your industry and what you do? We are looking for a decorator to do video product reviews to feature […]


Autumn changes at Crown Decorating Centres

That wise old saying ‘look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves’ remains as relevant today as it ever was. And Crown Decorating Centres have a host of deals which make it easy to put that very idea into practise.   Making sure you get the right colour paint first time is vital […]


Coo-Vars New & Improved Solar Reflective Aluminium Paint

Coo-Var is a manufacturer of specialist problem solving paint products since 1908, based in Hull, East Yorkshire. The Solar Reflective Aluminium paint available in Coo-Var’s Specialist Paints range is a bituminous based aluminium paint that gives a highly reflective metallic finish. It is designed to reflect and dissipate heat and sunlight on roofs resulting in […]


Coo-Var’s Latest Attraction

Pro-Netic is a new addition to the Coo-Var specialist paint range, A Water Based, Magnetic Chalkboard Paint in one! Hull, March 2017 Coo-Var has been a manufacturer of specialist problem solving paint products since 1908, based in Hull, East Yorkshire. They have seen continual growth and investment in both manufacturing and staff resources. Paints ranging […]


T&M have recently joined up with the Greggs foundation to provide a breakfast club

T&M have recently joined up with the Greggs foundation to provide a breakfast club to a local school in Hull for the next two years. The Breakfast Club programme was established in 1999 to help primary school children get a nutritious start to their school day. Every school is provided with fresh bread from their […]


New Durable Acrylic Matt joins Macpherson Trade Paints’ line-up

  Macpherson Trade Paints has strengthened its offer to decorators with the launch of a new Durable Acrylic Matt – just in time for the decorating season as it moves indoors for the autumn and winter months ahead.   Featuring a water-based formulation that is both stain and moisture resistant, the hardwearing, value-for-money product offers […]



Johnstone’s Decorating Centres has revealed the details of its latest Bonanza Sale, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever!   With four extra pages worth of unmissable deals, the Bumper Bonanza Sale kicks off on Monday 11th September and will be available for one week only throughout all Johnstone’s and Peffer Paint […]



  A group of enthusiastic new apprentices from Novus Property Solutions have helped revitalise a homeless shelter in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the company’s annual Apprentice Week.   The Macari Centre, which is just five minutes away from the national property maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor’s head office, was founded by football legend Lou […]


Clean up with Crown Trade Clean Extreme’s 100% More Stain Resistant Finish

  The power of Crown Trade Clean Extreme has seen the product gain a new style billing, focused on its stain removing powers.   Crown Paints has repackaged its polished performer – one of the most popular products in the Crown Trade range among decorators – to highlight its class-leading capabilities.   New designs for […]


No messing with Crown Contract Super Covertex

Professional tradespeople wanting to leave their mark where there’s an element of painting to be completed on the job can turn to new Crown Contract Super Covertex to create the right impression.   The quick drying, high opacity matt emulsion makes a clean sweep of painting works, with a water-based, easy to apply formulation developed […]