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Why you should use bathroom paint

Why you should use bathroom paint 0

When it comes to painting bathrooms customers will request bathroom specific paint or expect you to use the one that they have already purchased. But is it the right paint to use or will a normal emulsion work just as well?
What is decorators caulk?

What is decorators caulk? 0

Put simply, decorators caulk is a flexible filler that can be used to seal gaps around windows, doors, across the top edge of skirting boards and to cover cracks and fill gaps in ceiling coving prior to painting and is an essential item in any professional decorators bag. Decorators use caulk over something like silicone sealant for sealant skirting edges as is it can be painted, although it is a filler it cannot be used to fill holes in walls as it cannot be rubbed down.
3 of the best ways to clean paint rollers

3 of the best ways to clean paint rollers 0

We've all been there, you finish after a long day of painting and look down at your rollers covered in paint. The last thing you want to be doing is spending hours cleaning the roller sleeves. I have compiled 3 effective ways of cleaning your roller sleeves so they are ready to go for your next job. All of these methods are suited to rollers that have been used with water-based paints. Some of these methods can also be used with oil-based paints but I recommend using solvents to help with the cleaning of these as warm water and oil based paints don't mix well and you could end up in a real mess...
5 products for the eco-friendly decorator

5 products for the eco-friendly decorator 0

If you work in the painting and decorating trade or are just redecorating your house and care about the environment then this article is for you. In the 21st Century, brands are under more pressure than ever to produce products that are kind to the environment. That includes products that are bio-degradable, sustainable and that contain no harmful chemicals.
Molykote™ G-9000 grease replaces Molykote™ 1292

Molykote™ G-9000 grease replaces Molykote™ 1292 0

In September 2018 Dow®, parent company of Molykote™ announced that Molykote™ 1292 was being discontinued. Although they have not given any specific reason for the product being discontinued Dow® have highlighted Molykote™ G-9000 as a replacement...
Formaldehyde in cutting fluids. What you need to know.

Formaldehyde in cutting fluids. What you need to know. 0

The European Union has reclassified several formaldehyde-releasing agents (FRAs) such as methylenedimorpholine (MBM), oxazolidine (MBO) and hydroxypropylamine (HPT) as category 1B carcinogens. Previously, formaldehyde itself was classed as a carcinogen – but formaldehyde-releasing agents were not...
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