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Painting & Decorating

Ideas & Advice

Thinking of doing a decorating project? Get some ideas on the latest colours, trends and finishes. And once you're ready to start on your room, our How To guides can give you all the help and advice you'll need for a beautiful finish.


Trends | We've got all the latest paint trends and stunning looks, whatever the style of your home.

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Colours | From the palest pink to the deepest navy, we have a beautiful paint colour palette.

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Interior paint guide | Discover the perfect paint for your interior project amongst our wide range of emulsions and wood paints.

Interior paint guide

Exterior woodcare guide | Find the perfect finish for your fences, furniture and decking with our wide range of exterior woodcare products.

Exterior woodcare guide

Upcycling furniture | Upcycling furniture is an affordable and sustainable way to breathe new life into old, broken and tired furniture.

Upcycling furniture

Latest colour trends

All our colour families

Paint finishes explained

Full colour card

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Need some helpful tips?

Transforming a room is sometimes more than just adding a coat of paint. Our handy guides are full of hints and tips for all sorts of decorative projects.


How to paint a room

Our guide to painting a room will give you all the skills you'll need for a really professional look.

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How to wallpaper a room

Wallpapering can require some new skills, so our guide will show you how to achieve the perfect finish.

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How to fit skirting

If you've taken the time to spruce up your walls, it makes sense to add some new skirting as a finishing touch. Here's how.

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How to prepare walls

Whether your ceiling or walls are plastered, painted or wallpapered, thorough surface preparation is vital.

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All guides

From basic painting skills to more technical tasks such as wallpapering and plastering, our how-to guides are here to help.

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