Paul Merrifield

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Give your garden furniture a makeover!

If you find that your garden furniture is cracked, split or peeling and generally looking a bit sorry for itself, then you’re not alone! The tough British climate can really have an impact on the condition of our garden wood, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may be possible to restore […]

By |August 19th, 2016|Garden Paint, Garden Tips|

Shed Loads of Potential

The humble garden shed. A useful storage space? Man Cave? Kids’ den? Workshop, office, summerhouse? Whatever you use your shed for, the chances are, over time, this little timber box of potential can become overlooked. Many of these quirky wooden structures stand shabbily at the bottom of our gardens, ungroomed, uninspired and let’s face it, […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Garden Paint, Garden Tips|

Give your house a new look for the summer

Is the outside of your home looking tired? Are there obvious signs of weather damage? Maybe the paint is peeling off your premises whilst mould and mildew mottle your masonry? Or do you simply feel like giving your house a fresh, vibrant new look for summer? Whatever the reason, you can inject vitality, vigour and […]

By |May 28th, 2016|Exterior Paint, Masonry Paint|

How to Prevent your Garden Fence from Rotting

Fences – for hundreds of years they have set boundaries, provided privacy and protection, and made our properties more secure, yet these simple wooden structures often get overlooked. A smart fence can really heighten a property’s visual appeal and enhance the look of a garden, but it is important to care for your fencing for […]

By |May 12th, 2016|Garden Paint, Garden Tips|

How to paint the ceiling

When starting the project of painting a room you should ideally paint the ceiling first. This avoids getting paint on the walls or woodwork. Start by either moving furniture out of the room or in to the middle of the room and cover it with a dust-sheet.

Your ceiling can be painted using either a brush or a […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Painting Tips|

How to paint your garden furniture

If your garden furniture is looking tired and in need of sprucing up, painting it a different colour might just do the trick! Rather than just using wood stain, consider adding colour to give it a different look, perhaps making it a feature within your garden. There are some great colours around that can really […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Garden Tips|

How much paint do I need?

Working out how much paint you need can be tricky! Finding the right balance is important as not ordering enough for your decorating project can be very frustrating, but over ordering means you’re left with paint you just don’t need.

Measuring the size of your room can give you a rough idea, but what about taking into […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Painting Tips|