Leon Guthrie

Best Paintbrushes Reviewed 2021

When it comes to DIY and decorating around the home, the first and most straightforward thing that comes to mind (unless you live in a rental property, or have very lenient landlords) is a splash of paint. You could, theoretically, spend hours picking out the perfect colour schemes, specific paints, statement walls, choose between different … Read More

Best Paint Stripper for Wood Reviewed 2021

When we think about home decoration and renovations, one of the first things you might start thinking about and researching is what colour or finish you’re going to get. We’ve all been there, planning out our dream home aesthetics (after all, isn’t that what The Sims is for?). However, just remember that home decorating is … Read More

Best Undercoat Paint Reviewed 2021

When it’s time to spruce something up in your home with a fresh coat of paint, the temptation is always going to be there to jump right in and splash that bold colour on the walls, ceiling, skirting boards. But, hold your horses, because to make sure your colours are going to stand out and … Read More

Best Stove Paint Reviewed 2021

It’s been a peculiar summer, without a doubt, but the nights are once again drawing in. This being the UK, that means that sooner or later temperatures are sure to start dropping like nobody’s business, and it may well be time to start thinking about cranking up the heating. If you’re someone who owns the … Read More

Best Masonry Paint Reviewed 2021

For many, a home can be one of the most important and valuable assets you ever own. Of course, that’s where the relevance and utility of DIY, decoration and renovation comes in – for one, you want to ensure that the house you live in is a pleasant place to be, but secondly there may … Read More

Best Plastic Paint Reviewed 2021

Life in plastic, it’s fantastic. Immortally iconic words uttered by now legendary pop musicians many years ago. Plastic makes up so very many of the day to day essentials we couldn’t live without. Single use plastic is something we’re all making a concerted effort to reduce our consumption of, but nonetheless, there are still a … Read More

Best Paint Rollers Reviewed 2021

Let’s face it, it can seem like very slow going if you’re using a paintbrush on a larger project. For some, getting a smooth finish with brushes can be a more difficult time – plus, there’s always the risk of having problems with your paintbrush bristles and having them detach from the handle, leaving you … Read More

Best Metal Paint Reviewed 2020

You can paint just about anything these days. There are specialist products designed to cover just about any surface, which of course extends to metal paint. No, this is not an article about paint with a healthy respect for Iron Maiden, Metallica, Black Sabbath and the other pioneers (although there might be a potential gap … Read More

Best Skirting Board Paint Reviewed 2021

When it comes to home decoration and renovations, one of the most obvious things you can do to breathe new life into rooms is by freshening up the walls. However, you could have the most beautifully painted walls ever seen be brought down by skirting boards that are worn out. It’s surprising that a small … Read More

Best Satinwood Paint Reviewed 2021

Whatever your aesthetic and design choices in your home, you want a paint that is going to complement and enhance what you’ve got. It’s important that you strike that balance with everything in the rest of the home, and ultimately, satinwood paint represents that balance pretty well. Satinwood, as a finish, sits midway between a … Read More