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Help your customers settle on a shade with professional colour expertise.
Springfield Primary School turns over a new leaf with a school hall makeover.
We look back at some of the family owned, industry-leading contractor's most inspiring projects.
St Mary and St Joseph's Primary School went from boring to beautiful with the help of Smarter Spaces.
Smarter Spaces 2016 Young Designers Competition reveals its new look.
Have you visited the Academy yet? We take a look at its achievements one year on and what's in store for 2017..
What Dulux Trade, Dulux Academy and Dulux Decorator Centre got up to at the UK's biggest industry trade show.
Help customers to narrow down the spectrum of neutrals and make their choice with confidence.
The paint that can help keep your clients' home lighter and promotes wellbeing.
Wallpaper guru and Dulux Select Decorator Simon Medlin shares his 30 years of industry experience.
Beautiful new colour palettes from our premium paint range .
From classrooms and meeting rooms to a wet testing area, our new space provides a range of facilities exclusively for our customers? use. .
Is colour just a quick fix or can it really make a difference in reinvigorating resident living spaces?.
How to get the best results from high-volume low-pressure (HVLP) systems.
Your tips and advice on quoting for jobs as accurately and fairly as possible.
From 'will it match?' to 'which would you choose?', answer these 6 common colour queries with our tools.
8 reasons to switch to water-borne Weathershield Smooth Masonry for your next exterior job.
Essential tools to help you navigate colour questions with your customer .
Maximise the usability and accessibility of a space with our virtual design tool for specifiers.
Introducing Dulux Trade's Colour of the Year 2017.
Dulux Trade's Colour Futures 2016 trend The Grid & Letting Go explores why breaking the rules can have playful results..
From cracked caulk to mould, how to deal with damaged surfaces.
What to use on bathroom surfaces for a professional and durable finish and how to get the best results.
Dulux Trade woodcare expert Chris Wingrove shares his expertise on dealing with damaged exterior wood..
How to choose the right treatment for your woodwork job.
Using Vinyl for your bathroom jobs? Here's why you should switch to Diamond Matt? .
6 reasons to use water-based Quick Dry Woodstain this summer .
How to get your clients' decks looking ship shape for longer .
A new study reveals that 69% of British decorators spend up to two days fixing customers' DIY mistakes.
Help your clients with colour selection with these failsafe schemes.
Get up to speed on exterior trends with Weathershield?s latest colour guide.
Material Lab's Jim Biddulph rounds up this year's colour trends at Clerkenwell Design Week .
Material Lab's Jim Biddulph rounds up this year?s materials trends at Clerkenwell Design Week .
Find the Dulux Trade app that'll help you work smarter.
Bathrooms don't have to be white - encourage your clients to make a splash with colour.
How to make the best of exterior wood with Sikkens Cetol Filter 7.
9 tips on how to photograph your work by The Interior Photographer .
It might sound obvious, but using this simple method could save you another coat on your next job.
Kit Miles is a designer of extraordinary talent known for his striking and original fabrics and wallpapers.
Airtight seal or recipe for disaster? We lay this myth to rest forever.
Find out how ink and Instagram became the inspiration for this muted colour palette of soft neutrals.
Call off the search for the perfect shade of grey - this guide is all you need to find your match.
We dispel the common myths around high durability emulsion and application once and for all.
There's more to trim than white gloss, as these colourful school projects go to show.
How a primary school awash with colour and inspiration brightens its students lives..
From upskilling to getting hands-on with the latest products, the Dulux Academy has courses for everyone.
How a lick of paint (and a lot of priming and prepping) took a play area from faded to fab.
Think beyond white and add a splash of colour to trim.
Dulux Trade's round up of the year's events, innovations and launches..
With a newly updated Stain Repellent formula, there's even more to love about our Diamond range.
We're delighted to have been awarded this accreditation for our green credentials..
5 tips to help you amplify your word-of-mouth reputation online.
Our UK & Ireland Managing Director introduces Day 1 of Dulux Trade at Ecobuild 2016. .
AkzoNobel has become the first paint company globally to achieve the coveted Responsible Sourcing accreditation. .
Take a stroll in Dulux Trade's 'town centre' at this year's Ecobuild show .
How a decorator's artistic skill transformed a children's hospital treatment room from dreary to cheery.
Upgraded Diamond Matt and Diamond Eggshell products now incorporate innovative wipe-clean technology.
Designers, architects and interior designers to put on your radar for 2016.
From hiding imperfections to creating better sleeping environments - dark colour schemes are on the up.
The renowned materials library on taking Dulux's 2016 Colour Futures trends beyond paint..
We talked to set builder Tim Warren about speed-decorating and the importance of team work.
Make your jobs a whole lot easier by adding these must-haves to your virtual toolbox. .
Throughout September and October, Armstead Trade will celebrate colour as part of the 'Champions of Colour' event. .
Gain CPD credits and learn how to use colour more effectively in Building.co.uk's latest certified module.
We're rewarding excellence across the industry. Enter your best job for a chance to win a place in the 2015 Dulux Trade Master Series .
Colours to make you stand out as much as the walls.
This project by interior design practice 2 Lovely Gays is a Copper Blush success story..
Former Hull City, Fulham and Ipswich star joins his new decorating team.
Why our sustainable approach is good for the planet and everyone's business.
All it took was three coats of Dulux Trade Diamond Glaze to take the reception area of the Lucozade Powerleague in Peterborough from the bench to the big league.
The facts everyone should know about the damaging effect of UV light. .
The socio-economic trend for trust, collaboration and sharing translated into paint..
This 1970s Modernist bungalow in Surrey is anything but flat thanks to Dulux Trade's Ultra Matt finish.
Paint it like Bullard - football's former funny man Jimmy Bullard is swapping his football kit for his toolkit..
Winning architecture, all white spaces and budget-friendly projects made for an inspiring month - if you missed out, take a look at our top four highlights. .
A rainwater harvesting system, £335,000 worth of savings on heating and over 1,000 tonnes of waste reductions - how the Decorative Paints team were re-accredited with the Carbon Trust Triple Standard. .
Watch these video guides to discover when, why and how woodcare products should be used.
Our work to bring communities together to create a better environment is just beginning..
Kick-start a career in painting and decorating, and learn from Dulux's experts..
Know your hardwoods from your softwoods? Treat them right with the help of our how-to video..
Selecting the best white for the job can be tricky. We explain the qualities of different whites so you know when and where to use them..
8 of the UK's most eye-catching and innovative buildings. .
Deliver great results and hit your budget by following these seven simple rules.
Follow these 10 golden rules of preparation to help keep wood in tip-top condition for 10 years..
6 interesting ways to use a neutral colour palette and enhance neglected spaces..
From essential garden woodcare products to the latest colour trends, June has been an inspiring month. Let's take a look at the top four highlights. .
Make sure you achieve a professional finish with these 10 commandments..