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Sandtex adds colour to Hull murals

Crown Paints played its part in the addition of four murals across Hull in 2020 by donating paint to local artist Andy Pea. The company, which manufactures some of its most popular products at its facility in Hull, has previously donated paint to numerous deserving local community causes through its Crown Decorating Centre located on Stoneferry Road. Crown was keen to work with Hull-based street artist Andy Pea having already worked with him several times since the company supported the Hull City of Culture campaign in 2017, and so donated Sandtex Trade products in various colours in order to complete the four murals located across the city last year.

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Project: Inside Holmwood House

Join us at 9am on Thursday 25th February on the #Trade Decorator Festival. We’ll be looking at the restoration of the original decoration of Holmwood House, using traditional decorating methods in a modern era. Restoring a building of this nature was never going to be straight forward. Ian Howie and his team have been working on the restoration of Holmwood House for the past 4 years due to the complexity of the decoration and the research involved in restoring this stunning building to its former glory.

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An introduction to Epoxy Wood Repair with Timbabuild

Join Brian Jones, the UK Manager of Chemfix Products UK manufacturers of Timbabuild Epoxy Wood Repair as he hosts a 30 minute introduction to the system, including demonstrations of repairs using EHB60, ERC10 and Timbaglaze. This taster event is designed to give you an overview and a feel for what Timbabuild has to offer you and your business, and what are the differences and advantages over other wood repair solutions in the market. This introduction is perfect for anyone completely new to epoxy wood fillers, or for anyone that hasn’t attended a Timbabuild training course, looking to widen their knowledge.

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Project of the Month – April 2019

Conservation, restoration and redevelopment of the “Plau” uncovers hidden surprises rooted in Preston’s Historical past. When Stewart Ralston, Owner of On-Trend Decorating Services met with Jeremy Rowlands and Rebecca Scott, Directors of Meat and Drink group, to discuss a concept project they were working on in Preston, his first impression from the front was that the place looked relatively small.

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Manor house returned to glory with TeknosPro coatings

TeknosPro’s coatings were used to transform the front door of an old manor house so that the beautiful building now has the entrance it deserves. The 140-year old house is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Ranmore Common, Surrey Hills. Part of the door’s exterior had to be replaced before it could be repainted as the wood was rotten. The joints of the front door were then filled with high-quality resin to prevent cracking from movement so the area was fully prepared prior to coating. 

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