Painting & Decorating

Redecorating your home or taking on a new upcycling project is big business in the UK and its growing each and every year. There are manufacturers bringing out new paints and colours to suit the needs of the consumers and everyone has their own preference to how they want something to look. Below you’ll be find all of our painting and decorating articles such as tutorials, product reviews and guides.

Best Emulsion Paint

Emulsion paint is best used for painting interior walls and ceilings as it provides excellent coverage and opacity. Unlike other types of paint, emulsion doesn’t crack or fade in sunlight and within this article, we list some of the best on the market.

How To Remove Wallpaper

The removal of old wallpaper is something that we all hate to do but is essential before refreshing the room with new wallpaper or a fresh coat of paint. However, below we show you how to remove wallpaper with ease and minimal fuss.

Matt or Silk Paint?

Matt or silk paint is by far the most popular type of finish when it comes to decorating your home but many people confuse the two. Whether you are painting your walls or ceiling, we explain both types of finishes in full detail below.

How To Get Rid Of Paint Smell?

After painting a room with a fresh coat of paint, the smell can linger for a few days, which many people find unpleasant. However, within this article we show you a number of ways in which you can get rid of the new paint smell with ease.

How To Get Paint Out Of Carpet

Whether you have spilled emulsion, gloss or any type of paint upon your carpet, it may seem an impossible mission to remove it. However, below you can find our top tips on how to get paint out of carpet in a matter of minutes.

How To Choose Paint Colours

Whether you are painting your living room, bedroom, kitchen or anywhere else, deciding upon a paint colour can be difficult and stressful. To help you choose paint colours for your home, we have written a detailed guide that covers everything.

How To Paint Skirting Boards

Before you begin painting your skirting boards, it’s important that you prepare it and choose the correct paint. Whether you’ve fitted MDF or wood skirting, we walk you through each stage of how to paint your skirting boards for the perfect finish.

Best Paint Brushes

When it comes to paint brushes, you really do get what you pay for and it’s worthwhile spending time to find the best. Whether you are painting a door frame, ceiling or interior walls, we have a great list of recommendations that are suited to all budgets.

How To Paint New Plaster

As soon as you’ve had a room plastered, you may be counting down the days until you can begin to paint it and add some colour. To ensure you achieve a professional finish, we wrote the below guide that walks you through how to paint new plaster with a mist coat.