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Gloss or Satin: What’s the Difference?

When you’re choosing a new paint for an exterior project, one of the considerations you must make, is which finish do you choose? There are many different finishes you can go for which are down to preference. Common finishes such as a matt finish, is clear and easy to figure out. However,  there are two popular paint finishes – gloss ...

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Ideas for Beach Themed Spaces

Sunshine brightens up everyone’s day and there is something about the beach that makes you smile. If you’re looking for a beach themed space idea, then try some of these for inspiration. Whether it’s for your home or workplace, it’s easy to give any space a beachy feel. Bring in the sunshine A sunburst mirror can be very effective in ...

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How to Effectively Paint Doors and Skirting Boards

Good decoration can restore almost any room to its former glory. Doors and skirting boards may seem like minor elements, but when they are badly decorated – you’ll notice. They can instantly make a room feel drab and unkempt. Give them some attention and you’ll be surprised at the difference you can make! Clean up Before you even think about ...

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DIY: Restoring Old Wooden Floorboards

Are your wooden floorboards getting you down? We don’t often realise how much old flooring can reduce the overall appeal of a room. If you don’t take care of your wooden surfaces, they’ll quickly deteriorate and start to look less impressive. Wooden floorboards can add either a modern or a rustic feel – depending on how you choose to finish ...

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How to Paint Your Garden Fence

Painting a garden fence should be simple, which it can be – so Rawlins Paints are here to tell you how to get the job done. Although the task may seem fairly straight forward, without the right tools you’ll find that you don’t get the professional finish you expect. Read on if you want the best garden fence on the ...

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How to Remove Wall Stains

Walls get dirty so quickly, don’t they? It’s a nightmare trying to keep on top of the marks from hands, spills, pets, mould and an array of things! If you have white or light coloured walls, you’ll notice the marks even more and it can make the whole property feel grubby. It’s especially an annoyance when the rest of a ...

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Garage Conversion Ideas

If you have a double garage, or a garage you don’t use you may as well convert it into something useful and exciting. This doesn’t have to be limited to just storage, try one of these ideas out for size! Turn it into a den or living space If you need an area to escape to, the garage is often ...

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Deck-spo (Decking – Inspiration)

Are you ready for some ‘Deck-spo’? That’s decking inspiration if you didn’t know! Just because it’s only decking, doesn’t mean that you can’t make it look exciting! You can use decking to turn an otherwise dull and non-functioning area into something more exciting in an instant! Outdoor bar If your decking has little use during summer, and you think it ...

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