Q1 Tapes have over 25 years of experience in both the automotive and decorating industries, sharing their expertise in the form of specialised masking tapes each designed to perform effectively in their own specific area.
Axus began in 1974 as a simple decorator’s merchant in North West London. With the opinions of hundreds of professional decorators fueling their ideas for creating their very own décor range, they studied the very products that they already sold to formulate the best brushes on the market.
Paint rollers are a staple when it comes to decorating and are used by almost every professional and DIY enthusiast to quickly paint large areas. The problem is there are so many roller frames and roller sleeve types available. In this article, we will look into the different types of roller sleeves and roller frames and what you can expect from each of them to help you discover which paint roller is right for you.
So you want to know the difference between the Wooster Silver Tip and Wooster Gold Edge paintbrushes? Great, this article outlines the key differences between the two brush models and the reasons for choosing each one. Let's get started.
So the faithful paint brush has been in every decorators and home DIY enthusiasts toolbox for many years, ever since it was invented in 300BC. However, what seems like such a simple tool is actually a highly refined tool that has evolved over many years and is now available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes.
When carrying out any kind of maintenance work or refurbishment dust and debris can be a real issue. Not only is it messy and contaminates every surface but it can also be damaging to our health. OK so you've got all the right PPE but what about the customer or other members of staff. According to the HSE over 500 construction workers are believed to die from exposure to silica dust every year so protecting your customers and other staff is just as important as protecting yourself.
This article explains how the ZipWall dust barrier system can be used to quickly create a barrier around your work area to contain dust and debris when working. This article is also relevant to the current COVID-19 situation if you are looking to section off areas and create temporary barriers between staff and areas to help with social distancing.
Two Fussy Blokes rollers burst on the decorating scene a few years ago. Since then the brand has gone from strength to strength. Decorators use rollers every day and many big name brands have a number of different rollers in their ranges. Where Two Fussy Blokes are different is that they came to market with a single mini-roller in two nap lengths, but why i hear you ask?
When it comes to painting bathrooms customers will request bathroom specific paint or expect you to use the one that they have already purchased. But is it the right paint to use or will a normal emulsion work just as well?
So you want to know which masking tape is best to use? We're assuming that you are doing some form of painting and want a nice professional finish. It might be decorating, DIY or car bodywork spraying. In this article we will look at the different types of masking tapes in order to help you decide which type is best for your application.
When it comes to paint brushes there is one question that we get asked more than any other, do I need a synthetic or natural bristle brush? The short answer to this question depends on the type of paint you are using. Natural bristle brushes or Pure Bristle brushes as they are also known are most suited to oil-based paints and not water-based paints due to the fact that they will absorb the water in the paint and swell making them hard to work with. Most modern synthetic bristle brushes can be used with both oil-based and water-based paints.