Sandtex Trade warms up for Sky sponsorship package

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 12:24 pm

As summertime beckons and thoughts turn to painting outdoors, Sandtex Trade will be getting ready to put in a star performance on the Skysports.com homepage.   The brand will appear for 24 hours on 15th April 2017 on the front page of the site, highlighting its ‘protecting buildings for over Read more »

Crown Decorating Centres put time on your side

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 12:32 pm

THE CLOCKS have sprung forward and the daylight hours are longer, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to book in plenty of outdoor work for the season ahead. And to help ease you into the outdoor routine, Crown Decorating Centres across the country are stocking up on a brilliant range Read more »

Local SDF member Wins Awards.

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 9:49 am

Experienced decorator, Peter Smith of ‘Peter Smith Painter and Decorator’ from Stirling is celebrating winning two prestigious awards at the annual ‘Dulux Select Decorator of the Year’ awards. Peter, who has been decorating for 41 years and a member of the scheme for 20 years after joining in 1997, was Read more »

Crown Paints launches charity partnership

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    L-R is Sharon Sutton, Laura Gillet, Rachel Demaine, Kathryn Tormay   Children with Cancer UK has a new ally this year after Crown Paints announced the charity as its official partner for 2017. The UK paint company is supporting the leading national children’s charity, which is dedicated to Read more »

Talented Ayla celebrates national title success

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 3:18 pm

A YOUNG painter and decorator has been officially crowned the best apprentice in the business. Ayla Foulis, from Dunfermline, beat off stiff competition from across the UK to win the prestigious Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year title. The 24-year-old picked up her £1,000 prize at a special presentation Read more »


Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 12:49 pm

An apprentice with national property maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has been named Apprentice of the Year by judges at the prestigious Construction News Specialists Awards.   Daniel Holdcroft, who has been an apprentice painter and decorator at Novus Property Solutions and a student at Stoke-on-Trent Read more »


Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 11:25 am

Novus Property Solutions has unveiled a brand-new recruitment microsite as part of its ongoing commitment to investing in its staff and helping to bridge the skills gap.   As well as clearly highlighting all current vacancies from apprentice painters to quantity surveyors, and giving candidates the chance to easily apply Read more »

Liverpool apartments get the royal treatment

Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 10:34 am

National maintenance, refurbishment, and new build contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has transformed a block of apartments in the world-famous waterfront location of Liverpool’s Albert Dock.   The Royal Quay consists of 200 apartments overlooking Liverpool’s prestigious Albert Dock area. The building, though only completed in 2003, was in a poor Read more »

New pack size launch for Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain

Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 10:25 am

Pioneering Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain is now available in a new pack size to tackle smaller jobs.   Last year, in a first for the industry, the superior woodcare brand launched the product – which transforms the application of woodstain.   It represented a significant innovation from the heritage brand, Read more »