Trade paints for professional decorators

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Here at Colour Supplies we know a thing or two about trade paints. This is where it all started for Colour Supplies; as a paint and decorating specialist store. For over 50 years we have supplied professional decorators with the best trade paints on the market, from brands such as Dulux, Johnstone's, Leyland and Crown, and specialist products from brands such as Zinsser, Rustins, Blackfriar and Bedec.
We have knowledgeable staff on hand who can help advise you if needed, whether you are just setting up as a decorator, are an experienced tradesperson, or just doing your own decorating project at home.

Paint that is more durable and goes further

Generally, trade paints are a superior quality paint compared to retail. They have a greater concentration of pigments which means they give better coverage in fewer coats. 

You want to do a good job as quickly as possible and leave a satisfied customer happy with your work. With trade paints having a more durable finish, your work will generally look good for longer than that of a DIY-er.

Top selling: 

The professional's favourite, Johnstone's Trade Acrylic Durable Eggshell paint is a premium quality, low VOC, mid-sheen coating that provides an extremely tough, stain-resistant finish. Ideal for woodwork in high-traffic areas such as kitchens and bathrooms, and on radiators. Also available in Matt finish.

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Trade pack sizes are larger meaning more cost effective

You know you are going to need a lot of paint when on a job, and this is where larger pack sizes offer you the benefit of scale, and costs you less.

Plus, with the benefit of trade paint generally offering better coverage, these factors combined mean better costs for you and your customer.

Worth a go:

Have you tried the new 10L Crown Trade ExtraMatt Low Reflective Emulsion? It will give a perfect flat matt finish with an ultra-low sheen. Helping to alleviate imperfections, this trade paint is ideal for painting ceilings and touching up areas.

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Brands that do the right job with specialist ranges

Many of our brands do specialist paints and treatments so you can feel confident that your efforts will provide the best finish possible for your customer.

As a professional you'll have more of an understanding of the benefits of these specialist paint products, particularly for preparation before top coating, and for problem solving.

Great treatment products:

Newest in the B.I.N range currently is the Zinsser B.I.N Aqua Primer paint. A water-based product with fast drying time that is effective in blocking a host of staining issues in preparation for your decorative finish.
If you don't want to be called back to re-do a job, then prep. with Zinsser!

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With paint colour mixing available too, you can have hundreds of colours made up in a number of paint finishes, so you can have your choice of top-quality trade paint in the colour choice that your customer wants. Just ask in store.


All stores stock a selection of trade paints which are available for anyone to buy.
Got any feedback? Drop us an email if you have any comments on this page. We get product feedback from trade experts like you, so that you know our recommendations are sound for your business.

Our Wrexham store has a large trade counter and is open to trade customers from 8 am. If you are a local trades person, you could also benefit from reduced prices with our Trade Account. Simply fill in this form.


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