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How To Remove Artex From Walls and Ceilings

Artex was so popular back in the sixties and seventies that the brand name became synonymous with all textured wall coatings in much the same way that Kleenex became a generic word for tissues. Some find a nostalgic charm in Artex but if you’re not a fan you may find yourself facing the challenging and … Read more

Do You Need An Undercoat for Gloss Paint?

If you’re about to decorate your home with gloss paint it’s a good idea to know if you need to use an undercoat or not first. Find out all the answers in this article.  Homeowners spent on average £400 pounds more on home renovations than usual during lockdown. Now, more than ever we want to … Read more

Matt Or Silk Paint for Bedroom?

If you’re thinking about painting your bedroom, you might be wondering: should you choose a matt emulsion or silk emulsion? In today’s article, we’re going to discuss which one you should go for and why. So with that being said, let’s jump right in. Matt Or Silk Paint for Bedroom? When it comes to choosing … Read more

Can You Paint Satinwood Over Gloss?

Sometimes, when purchasing a house, especially if it’s not brand new, people prefer painting over areas that are too glossy. Gloss paint finishes were very popular at the end of the 20th Century, so many houses still bare the remnants of the high-impact shine. You may want to tone this down. Satinwood is a great … Read more

Best Flat Emulsions According to Professionals

Whilst in general use flat emulsions might not be as good as your standard matt emulsions or scrubbable matt emulsions, there’s still a place in the market for them. If you’re someone who has uneven surfaces or surface imperfections and can’t afford to get a plasterer in to skim your walls and ceilings, flat emulsions … Read more

Can You Paint Silk Over Silk?

bathroom painted with silk

If you are painting a part of your home, choosing a type of paint is important. However, let’s say that the current paint job you’re trying to replace is silk and ideally you want to keep a similar look. The question that is asked here is whether or not you can paint silk over silk? … Read more

How to Apply Water Based Gloss

Windowsill painted with water-based gloss

If you want to paint your home with water-based gloss this article will help you apply the product in the best way to ensure fantastic results. If you’re thinking of doing some home improvement by adding a splash of paint to your walls, you have a crisp, fresh new aesthetic to look forward to. Of … Read more

Can You Paint A Radiator With Gloss?

radiator painted with gloss

In the UK around 260,000 radiators are sold every year and although they can be very affordable, some cost over £400 each. For that reason, it makes sense to keep your radiators well maintained and looking good. To do that, lots of people choose to paint their radiator with gloss. However, there are preparation steps … Read more

Satin vs Gloss

high gloss door

If you’re repainting woodwork, metal or a piece of furniture, you’re probably faced with a difficult decision regarding the type of paint finish you’re going to use. There are many options to choose from, and quite some debate surrounding the matter, especially when choosing between satin and gloss finishes. However, with the right information, and … Read more

How To Repair Cracked Emulsion

Do you need to know how to repair cracked emulsion? You’ll find all the tips and information you need in this handy article. Millennials who renovate their homes spend over £18,000 on doing so. That’s a lot of money, not to mention the time and energy put into the hours and hours of work getting … Read more