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Painting & Decorating

How To Use A Paint Sprayer Like A Pro
Paint sprayers are recommended when painting a large area that requires a smooth, even finish. Sprayers are also a good[...]
Wallpapering Feature Walls – How The Pros Do It
Are you looking for ways to transform your dull room? If so, how about wallpapering a feature wall? Creating a[...]
How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?
Blank walls are boring, so it’s fashionable to liven them up by papering them in a bold print. However, wallpaper[...]
How Does Fire Retardant Paint Work (and how best to use it)?
A fire could destroy your home and even take away your life or that of your loved ones. Why take[...]
How To Use Lining Paper – The Complete Guide
Lining Paper is a quick and easy way to create a flat and smooth base on walls and ceilings, ready[...]
Paint Stripping -The Ultimate Guide
In a home renovation, you’ll likely need to strip away layers of paint which have built up over the years.[...]
How to Remove Polystyrene Ceiling Tiles
The 1970s have a lot to answer for in the interior design stakes. You only have to think of avocado[...]
How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets
When faced with a tired and dingy kitchen, our first instinct is to rip it all out and start again.However,[...]
Painting Skirting Boards – The Ultimate Guide
Repairing and painting skirting boards to match your home décor gives any room a polished look.However, you might only need[...]
How to Wallpaper Around a Window
IntroductionWallpaper has made a big comeback in home decor. No longer is it a thing of the past, only seen[...]
How To Paint A Door Like A Pro
They say when one door closes another one opens, but this only works if you haven’t painted the door shut.[...]
Painting A Room With No Mess – 27 Top Tips
Do you manage to get more paint on the floor instead of the walls when you're painting a room?If so,[...]
What Is The Best Type of Roller For Emulsion Paint?
When it comes to painting large surfaces, a paint roller can save you a lot of time and energy. However,[...]
Painting Floorboards – The Complete Guide
Painting floorboards is an easy way to update the look of a room. A classic style is white painted floorboards,[...]
Distemper Paint – What Is It And How Do I Remove It?
Chances are if you live in an older home built before the 20th century you have distemper paint on the[...]
Garage Door Paint – What To Buy And How To Use It
Garage door paint can be used to give your garage a fresh new look. Your garage contributes to the overall[...]
How To Use Decorators Caulk
I love decorators caulk, it’s like a magic wand for giving a perfect finish! Cheap and easy to use, decorators[...]
How to Hang Wallpaper Like A Pro
As most DIY enthusiasts know, hanging wallpaper has the reputation of being a tricky job if you’re a novice. The[...]
Painting New Plaster – A Step-by-Step Guide
Transforming your home decor often involves painting new plaster, which has some key differences compared to painting 'old' plaster.  Fortunately,[...]
Painting MDF – A Step-By-Step Tutorial
MDF, short for ‘medium density fibreboard’, is a cheaper alternative to wood. MDF is made of wood fibres that have[...]
Best Paint Sprayer UK – The Top 5 Reviewed
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Painting Radiators – How The Pros Do It
Radiators are an essential multi-use part of modern day living, keeping our homes toasty warm, drying our clothes and occasionally[...]
How To Use Paint Pads
CostTimeDifficultyIf you’re looking to paint those tricky spots in your house, paint pads are a great option. It’s an easy[...]
How To Remove And Replace Silicone Sealant
Silicone sealant - it’s the clever stuff that keeps water from escaping out into places it shouldn’t. Typically you might[...]
How to Use A Wallpaper Steamer
Whether you’re looking to refurbish an old and tired interior, or you’ve just moved into a property with some seriously[...]