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Essential Painting Accessories

If you're planning on undertaking your next DIY project or are thinking of re-decorating a room at home, then it's important to make sure you're kitted out with all the necessary essentials before you crack open your next tin of paint. From fillers and sealants to brushes and roller trays, here at The Range our extensive collection of painting accessories is sure to help set you on your way to fulfilling your decorative duties.

Stuck on how to set your room up ahead of a painting project? Our handy guide on How to Prep a Room for Painting is sure to provide some helpful pointers. What's more our Guide to Buying Interior Paint or our Guide to Buying Exterior Paint is sure to help save you unwanted hassle when it comes to finding the right paint for the job.

Paintbrushes and Trays

A definite essential for any painting project, accessories such as rollers, paint trays, and suitable brushes are designed to help you tackle your project with ease.

Depending on the job to hand, brushes such as the Block Brush Masonry, Wall Brush, or the Harris Taskmasters Masonry Paintbrush are great for use on stoned surfaces and walls, where as all-purpose brushes such as the 3 Piece No-Loss Brush Set, All Purpose Brush 3 Piece Set, or the All Purpose Brush 5 Piece Set are more suited to tending to a wide variety of srufaces. Looking for a brush to help you tend to wooden surfaces? Items such as the 3 Piece Woodcare Brush Set or the Harris Taskmasters Shed and Fence Paintbrush are sure to come in handy.

For those with large areas to cover, why not opt for a roller instead of a brush? Items such as the Harris Extension Paint Roller, Harris Taskmasters Medium Pile Roller Set, Premium Roller Kit, or the Harris 9 Inch Roller Kit are perfect for providing a smooth finish to your walls. What's more, sets such as the Paint Pad Tray Set, Paint Runner Pro, or the Harris Taskmasters Paint Pad Set are better designed to help you paint those harder to reach areas like skirting boards, corners, and door frames.

Additional Tools

If you're planning on re-decorating rooms with high ceilings, then you'll most likely require a ladder to help you provide an even coat. Items such as the Five Step Household Ladder, Step Ladder, or the highly-compact Saber Telescopic Ladder are stable and safe options that are designed to help provide that extra boost.

For surfaces that have previously had wallpaper applied to or are a little rough around the edges, then you might need to invest in some sanding and stripping tools. Electricals such as the Einhell 150 Watt Orbital Sander, Saber 135W 13 Sheet Orbital Sander, or the Saber 200W Detail Palm Sander are perfect for not only stripping surfaces but also for other upcycling projects, whilst lightweight options such as the Solvite Ready To Use Wallpaper Stripper, Soft Grip Hand Sanding Kit, Wire Scratch Brush, or the Flexible Sanding Block Fine / Medium are suitable for use on surfaces such as wood and even plastic.

Wall Fillers and Sealants

Designed to help you smoothen and seal gaps, cracks, and unwanted uneven patches on your walls ahead of painting, fillers and sealants are an essential part of any DIY tool kit.

Ideal for both filling and repairing unsightly cracks and holes in either your walls or your ceiling, fillers such as the Ronseal Hairline Crack Tube, Polycell Quick Drying Polyfilla, UniBond No More Big Gaps, or the Manger's Ready Mixed Filler Tube are designed to help provide a smooth finish that dries quickly, allowing you to proceed with your painting project within minutes. Tools such as the Harris Taskmasters Putty Knife, 2in Filling Knife, or the versatile Dekton Dekomate are great for helping you scrape away surrounding debris and for allowing you to aquire a smooth coverage.

Perfect for helping to finish joints, prevent mould, and even fill-in gaps, sealants such as the Seal It No Mould Silicone, UniBond Universal Indoor Sealant, or the Hodgson Phoenix Multipurpose Putty are perfect for use around the house. Great for pairing with tools such as the Caulking Gun, UniBond Sealant Finishing Tool, or the Tile Rite Sealant Remover, sealants are sure to help round off any DIY or painting project in style.

Providing Protection

Ensuring you keep any exposed surfaces protected and covered is an essential part of the painting process - you don't want any unexpected spills and splats ruining your floorboards, carpet, or sideboards.

Sheets such as the Cotton Dust Sheet, Harris Double Protection Dust Sheet, Polythene Dust Sheet, or the Lightweight Protector Dust Sheet 3.2m x 2.4m are perfect for draping over furniture items and flooring. Whereas items such as the Harris Contractor Staircase Dustsheet or the 24ft x 3ft Staircase Twill Dust Sheet are perfect for helping protect areas that feature stairs. For those looking for options to help tend to spills and stains if they're too late, then products such as the Vortex Emergency Spill Kit, Polycell Stain Stop Spray, or the Sugar Soap Spray are sure to come in handy when it comes to removing paint, grease, and dirt.

Looking to protect yourself against unwanted sprayback or debris whilst painting? Why not opt for items such as the Safety Goggles, UV Protect Safety Glasses, or the practical Fit For The Job Decorators Bib and Brace. If you're working outdoors in areas that see alot of passing traffic or you're looking for a way to stand out against your given backdrop, then items such as the High Visibility Vest or the High Visibility Fleece are designed to help you stay safe whilst working.

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