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Decorating

Decorating can really make a project come to life and make it finally feel finished.
Take a look at some of our recent posts and get inspired.

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Contemporary white kitchen

Whilst replacing your kitchen cabinet is a fantastic way to revive the look of your kitchen and give it a makeover, it is not very cost-effective! But don’t worry, there is a very easy way in which you can give your kitchen a new lease of life. Simply by repainting your kitchen cabinets! Although it […]

Essential Painting and Decorating tools

When most people think of essential decorating tools, they will think, “paintbrush, paint roller, paint tray and masking tape”. While this is a good start, there are many other essential items you should have in your kit. Whether you’re a D.I.Y-er or professional, take a look and see what tools we recommend to make your […]

Before and after application of a primer

We have all heard of paint primers but are they necessary, and if so, what kind of primer do you need? Why should I use a primer? If you are looking for a nice uniform looking paint job then primers really are the way to go. Primers lay the foundation and give the surface a […]

interview with a professional painter

We recently had an interview with a professional painter decorator, Richard, who explains what really goes on in the decorating world. Introduce yourself and your company Hi, my name is Richard Drew owner of Drew Décor. We specialise in decorating domestic properties, both interior and exterior. From modern homes to Victorian homes we have worked on […]

buying paint brushes

This guide to buying paint brushes will help you understand the difference in brushes and which ones will be better suited for your particular project. With so many different types of brushes in a variety of bristle materials, it can be very confusing as to which brush/s you require. Types of brushes Standard brush Available […]

Painting top tips

Painting and decorating may seem simple at first glance, but there are many things that can easily be overlooked. This could easily result in an entire project needing to be re-done. When you do something as important as painting or redecorating, you want to make sure you do a good job.  Generally speaking, the colour/s […]

remove mould

Have you found mould patches along your walls or ceilings? Are you unsure of how to get rid of it for good? Many people struggle with mould problems in their homes and sadly, if left untreated, it can cause all sorts of problems. What is mould & why do I have it? Mould is a […]

Christmas DIY

If you love DIY and Christmas, this is the blog post for you! With Christmas around the corner, there is still time for getting the last Christmas DIY bits and bobs in place before the big day! Christmas DIY trends this year are simplistic yet beautiful. There are lots more modern/contemporary decorations this year, bringing the […]