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Saturday 13th February 2016

  • The Anatomy of a Paintbrush

    12th February 2016

    First and foremost, when you purchase a brush you tend to get what you pay for.

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  • On the trail with Little Greene

    Trailing florals are part of Little Greene's new collection
    Trailing florals are part of Little Greene's new collection

    9th February 2016

    Brewers and Wallpaper Direct have an outstanding variety of wallpapers to create effect and ambience in any room. With such a diverse selection of styles, Brewers and Wallpaper Direct offers designer brands with the latest collections such as the sumptuous new ‘Archive Trails’ range from Little Greene.

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  • Farrow and Ball launch an exquisite new palette

    Farrow and Ball's New Palette
    Farrow and Ball's New Palette

    1st February 2016

    Brewers has an extensive collection of paints and wallpapers from exquisite designer brands, all with exceptionally opulent finishes to create ambiance in any space.

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  • Murfill marches on

    Terracotta Warriors battle the elements
    Terracotta Warriors battle the elements

    28th January 2016

    Brewers has a vast array of protective coatings to fortify substrates and force the elements into retreat.  With an outstanding pool of knowledge the Brewers team are highly skilled in specifying both interior and exterior projects to get the best finish and quality protection.

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  • Swinging into action for charity golf day

    Jon Hill (left) and the team
    Jon Hill (left) and the team

    21st January 2016

    Sport and charity were the perfect combination for Brewers to swing into a day of golf, raising money for families bereaved by the Shoreham Air Show disaster of 2015.

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  • Brewers help mobilise aid in Syria

    The ambulance in operation
    The ambulance in operation

    20th January 2016

    Brewers work with some truly inspirational charities right across the UK and beyond as part of its commitment to community projects, and in working with Samara’s Aid Appeal has seen Brewers help the people of Syria. 

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  • Branch event

    February events for your diary

    19th January 2016

    Bringing the biggest brands in the industry to your doorstep, Brewers holds a variety of events right across its extensive branch network.

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  • Spraying success with Spraystore

    The Spray Paint Revolution
    The Spray Paint Revolution

    15th January 2016

    For over 100 years Brewers has been supplying painters and decorators with the latest techniques and technologies in the paint industry, from a wide range of paintbrushes and tools right up to advances in decorating with the rise of spray painting. Spraystore from Brewers offers a one stop spray paint service from advice and product guidance to machine maintenance and aftercare.

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  • Making a house a home

    12th January 2016

    Brewers are committed to supporting community projects and were extremely proud to help Ronald McDonald House Charities over the Christmas festivities. 

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  • New product

    Fill the gap with Brewers

    12th January 2016

    Joining the Brewers family of fillers, the new Easy Finish is an essential product for surface preparation. It is designed to fill and smooth, giving the perfect finish on plasterboard joints, evening textured surfaces and repairing small defects leaving a flat surface to coat.

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  • Master craftsman gives Albany paint their backing

    Master Craftsman Richard Langley
    Master Craftsman Richard Langley

    7th January 2016

    Seeing is believing, and this statement has never been more true than with the stellar work of decorator extraordinaire and Brewers customer Richard Langley, who uses Albany paints in many of his ventures.

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  • The undiluted facts of solvent v's water-based paints

    4th January 2016

    Brewers branches are often asked the differences and benefits between solvent-based or water-based paints. 

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  • Branch event

    Brewers is the main event

    30th December 2015

    Bringing the biggest brands in the industry to your doorstep, Brewers holds a variety of events right across its extensive branch network all year round.

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  • Brewers has all the kit you need

    Albany Durable Matt
    Albany Durable Matt

    23rd December 2015

    Sports and leisure clubs see a high volume of traffic, that combined with the new year and its resolutions mean an influx of health conscious people which can put the decoration at fever pitch. 

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  • Bigger, better Brewers in Abingdon

    18th December 2015

    Brewers Abingdon branch has moved from Radley Road, its home for the past sixteen years, to Eyston Way. The new location is just off the A34 making it more convenient and easier to access with plenty of parking available. 

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  • Brewers Bring Christmas Home

    Brewers Home, Birch Road, Eastbourne
    Brewers Home, Birch Road, Eastbourne

    16th December 2015

    The home is an important part of Christmas, a time when people come together and the home becomes a showcase feature, so Brewers can help with that extra sparkle.

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  • Brewers, Filled with Choice

    Cracks and imperfections can occur in any substrate
    Cracks and imperfections can occur in any substrate

    14th December 2015

    Surface damage and imperfections can happen anywhere and in any substrate. Repairing this damage can seem a simple case of filling the hole and then redecorating. However with such a variety of fillers available to the professional painter and decorator, choosing the right product can be daunting!

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  • The Spray Paint Revolution

    Spray painting saves time but gives an outstanding finish
    Spray painting saves time but gives an outstanding finish

    10th December 2015

    Brewers has been supplying decorating materials for well over 100 years, and with such a pedigree have seen decorating techniques and tools evolve. 

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  • Combating Paint Odours

    Decorating shouldn't be sniffed at
    Decorating shouldn't be sniffed at

    7th December 2015

    When it comes to decorating, one consideration with using paint can be the smell it produces.

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  • Graphite+ turns up the heat

    Graphite+ Lining Paper
    Graphite+ Lining Paper

    27th November 2015

    Efficiency around the home is becoming increasingly important, especially in the winter months when heat can be lost through poorly insulated walls. Brewers has a range of wallcoverings which help contribute towards energy saving, ensuring not only a professional finish but also help the home feel warm and cosy.

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  • Brewers, kitting out the kitchen

    26th November 2015

    The kitchen is often described as the heart of the house and should be given the care and attention it needs for welcoming its many, frequent visitors.

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  • Dreamland Mission Hospital, an update from Kenya

    Dreamland Mission Hospital Refurbishment
    Dreamland Mission Hospital Refurbishment

    25th November 2015

    Dreamland Mission Hospital has been the focus of Brewers support in Kenya as part of the Company’s commitment in communities.

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  • Insulate While You Decorate

    Poor insulation can cause problems!
    Poor insulation can cause problems!

    23rd November 2015

    A Healthier Interior 
    Brewers understand that with ageing buildings come certain problems. Particularly inadequate insulation, penetrating damp, excessive condensation and, almost inevitably, the risk of mould growth. Whilst new builds and extensions have a plethora of requirements and regulations to conform with in order to prevent mould and damp occurrences before they start.

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  • Greatest Decorating Show on Earth

    Painting and Decorating Show, Ricoh Arena
    Painting and Decorating Show, Ricoh Arena

    20th November 2015

    The Ricoh Arena in Coventry plays host to one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the decorating diary, the annual National Painting and Decorating Show, and Brewers cordially invites YOU to attend!

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  • Stunning Finish at the Eastbourne Business Awards

    16th November 2015

    The year is 1904 where a vacant shop in Cavendish Place, Eastbourne gains a new tenant named Clement Brewer and the rest, as they say, is history!

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  • Do you know your wallpaper symbols?

    9th November 2015

    Are you familiar with the wallpaper symbols for care, applications, pattern matching and removal? 

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  • Brewers become Owatrol Authorised Partner

    6th November 2015

    At Brewers we are committed to providing exceptional customer service and we are therefore pleased to announce that Owatrol have named us as one of their Authorised Partners.  

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  • Wagner put the power in your hands

    Wagner FC3500 in Action
    Wagner FC3500 in Action

    3rd November 2015

    Decorating techniques and tools have evolved greatly since the (still very important) paintbrush. The rise of the spray paint revolution has helped painting become more efficient without sacrificing that all important finish.

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  • Keeping Goodwood Great!

    3rd November 2015

    Deep in the countryside of West Sussex sits the prestigious Goodwood Estate. Owned by Lord March, the estate plays host to popular events such as Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival. Constant maintenance is required to upkeep the spendour of the estate for the thousands of visitors that attend its hotel, numerous race meets, events and country house each year.

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  • Combating Mould

    2nd November 2015

    Choosing the right product for the job is important and with specialist paints in high demand, it seems appropriate to draw attention to a specific troubleshooting category, that of mould resistance.  

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  • Worthing Spiritualist Church gets a revamp

    30th October 2015

    Worthing Spiritualist Church located in Worthing’s town centre was due some external redecoration. Brewers customer Nick Bennett of NPH Bennett called upon the help of local rep, Sean Vale, to help specify the appropriate products for the job.

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  • Brewers peel back some facts on a Sticky Business

    Tesa tapes have a variety of types
    Tesa tapes have a variety of types

    29th October 2015

    Preparation is a key element in ensuring a professional finish, in particular when it comes to masking up to protect carpets, windows and other substrates. With a wealth of tapes available from Brewers it can be difficult to know which tape suits which surface and situation.

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  • An introduction to Werner Ladders

    29th October 2015

    The Werner ladder collection is superior and vast, here we have an introduction to the features and benefits of the 714 and 716 stepladders.

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  • Branch event

    Make A Date With Brewers Trade Events

    27th October 2015

    Bringing the biggest brands in the industry to your doorstep, Brewers holds a variety of events right across its extensive branch network.

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  • Brewers Dash to Raise Money for Charity!

    The Team Post Dash
    The Team Post Dash

    27th October 2015

    Earlier this summer, Tracey, Steve, Rick and Marcus from Brewers in Burton and Stoke ran the Uttoxeter Colour Obstacle Rush fun run!  

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  • Brewers Keep Up Brunswick's Appearances

    Jeremy Gale explains Brewers' involvement
    Jeremy Gale explains Brewers' involvement

    26th October 2015

    Redecoration works have started at the Brunswick Estate in Hove and Latest TV were there to see the progress and give local residents an insight into the history of the project...

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  • Meet Stan the Scarecrow

    15th October 2015

    The first ever Scarecrow  Trail in Westgate Parks took place on Saturday 10th October and Brewers in Canterbury had fun creating Stan the Decorator Man to take part!

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  • Keep Yourself Safe from Asbestos

    12th October 2015

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have produced a free web app to help tradespeople work safely with asbestos.  With an average of 20 tradespeople dying every week from asbestos related diseases, it is more important than ever that decorators protect themselves and lower their risk of dangerously exposing themselves to asbestos.

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  • Claim Your Free Tickets

    P+D Show Logo
    P+D Show Logo

    9th October 2015

    The 2015 National Painting & Decorating Show is due to take place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd December at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

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  • Park Paint in Battersea's Towering Success

    9th October 2015

    The extensive network of Brewers branches has some intriguing and historical buildings within its portfolio. One of the oldest buildings is Park Paint in Battersea, which has a vivid history, from a blacksmiths to being used as the Royal Naval Club during the war. The branch even boasts being the only shop in London to have particular ornate windows!

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  • Online Access to Industry Magazine

    View Autumn Edition Online
    View Autumn Edition Online

    8th October 2015

    The Autumn edition of the Professional Painter & Decorator Magazine is available to view online!

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  • Albany Helps Fit a Piece of the Jigsaw

    The Jigsaw Trust Project
    The Jigsaw Trust Project

    7th October 2015

    Brewers take real pride in their commitment to local communities, supporting charities like the Jigsaw Trust in Surrey who provides inspirational facilities to those with autism. Brewers Guildford branch has donated 70 litres of Albany paint to the trust for the redecoration of a temporary building on the school site. Albany Vinyl Matt was recommended by the Brewers Guildford team due to its tolerance in high impact areas and cleaning properties, ideal for the educational setting.

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  • Hand Painting Kitchens to Perfection

    Image Courtesy of Farrow and Ball
    Image Courtesy of Farrow and Ball

    2nd October 2015

    Painting a handmade solid wood kitchen to revive tired looking yet quality pieces is a significant task. There are a number of products that the experts at Brewers suggest using along with some top tips for professional application.

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