Exterior Paint

How to prepare to apply masonry paint

Before you get started with applying your masonry paint you should make sure you plan and prepare properly. To ensure the paint is long lasting, preparation of the wall is key!

The first step is to clean the area by removing any surface dirt and loose paint on your walls. To remove any loose masonry, its best […]

By |September 1st, 2020|Exterior Paint, Masonry Paint|

Why should I use Earthborn paint for my furniture project?

Earthborn paint is widely known for its high levels of breathability, this is their speciality.

Their paints are VOC free and contain no oils or nasty emissions. These days people are becoming more conscious (and rightly so) about the effects on our environment. Whilst there is always room for improvement to be made, the developments in paint technology […]

By |April 23rd, 2017|Woodwork Paint|

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|

Pots of Tennis Court Action

500,000 spectators…
54,250 tennis balls…
300,000 cups of tea & coffee…
25,000 bottles of champagne…
140,000 portions of strawberries…
10,000 litres of cream…

Yes, it’s that time of year again. So lock the doors, close the curtains, turn on the television, pour yourself a glass of Pimms or a cup of tea if you prefer and become immersed in pure, unadulterated […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Exterior Paint|

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|

Smarten up your garden fencing

In 2014, household spending on DIY here in the UK reached £5.5 billion, which goes to show that we certainly take great pride in our homes. Yet how much of that is actually spent on the exterior of our properties? Most of us will readily admit that we tend to place a greater value on […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Garden Paint|

Embrace the rainbow

It finally feels like spring has sprung! We have enjoyed the daylight hours beginning to claw back their claim on our evening light, tulips budding and green shoots sprouting. We’ve even had our first tantalising taste of that fresh spring sunshine, reminding us that those warm summer days are just around the corner…

But it’s not as […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Exterior Paint, Masonry Paint|

Which masonry paint to choose?

As the weather gets warmer, it may be time for some home improvements! Summer is a great time to maintain the outside of your property, particularly if considering painting the exterior walls.

When choosing paint for exterior masonry and brickwork, you are going to be making an investment in both labour time and material, so its important […]

By |July 6th, 2015|Exterior Paint, Masonry Paint|