Woodstains – finding the perfect match

Choosing the perfect paint or woodstain colour for exterior woodwork including garden sheds, decking, garden furniture, window frames or exterior doors is not simply a matter of personal taste. It’s no coincidence that some colours work well in certain environments and not in others. There are … [Read more...]

New year, new look

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but once the festivities are over and the Christmas decorations have been put away, homes can feel a little bare and all those areas that need a little TLC or a lick of paint can become more noticeable. The new year is a great time to start planning your next … [Read more...]

Get the inside story on interior woodcare

As winter approaches and exterior paint jobs are put on hold, there’s no need to hang up your paint brushes until Spring when there’s still plenty of work to be done inside. We’ve put together this handy guide on how to refresh interior woodwork and the key things to consider when selecting the … [Read more...]

Sadolin sets the tone for ‘This Morning’ school science garden

Sadolin was the star of the small screen this month thanks to a school renovation project organised by ITV's This Morning. Gardener Danny Clarke was tasked with creating a new science garden for St Georges CE Primary School in Bromley, Kent, in time for the new term, and the programme turned … [Read more...]

Versatile wood protection from Sadolin Classic

Sadolin Classic All Purpose Woodstain is one of our most versatile woodcare products. Did you know it can be used to protect and enhance exterior and interior wood and that it works equally well on its own or as a basecoat? Here’s how! Using Sadolin Classic on its own to protect garden … [Read more...]

Over the rainbow for Glastonbury Festival

We’re proud to have played our part in adding a colourful new fixture to Glastonbury’s The Park field this year, in the form of a large sitting rainbow sculpture. Our Sadolin Outdoor Varnish Satin paint was used alongside Crown Trade’s Matt Vinyl to complete the rainbow, which took just under … [Read more...]

Taking the worry out of choosing woodcare

When you can’t see the wood for the trees our new retail displays have been designed to create a stress-free buying experience - making choosing the correct woodcare product a walk in the park. Following a major re-vamp of our point of sale displays, you'll now be able to see recommended … [Read more...]

Get your garden furniture summer-ready with our Sadolin Classic ‘how to’ video

Have you started making the most of summer by tackling garden furniture projects yet? As the weather gets warmer again, now is the perfect time to focus on refreshing and protecting exterior wood items, particularly those which will help you enjoy your outdoor space: garden furniture. Whether … [Read more...]

Sadolin Superdec: as seen on TV

Did you spot Sadolin in Channel 4’s new ‘Escape to the Chateau DIY’ series which aired this spring?   The latest series featured Paul Golledge, who bought le Chateau de Montvason in Normandy with his partner Emma Newton three years ago and they’ve been lovingly restoring it since … [Read more...]

Spring into action

The weather's starting to get warmer, meaning now's the perfect time to freshen up exterior woodwork. Thankfully, there's a variety of Sadolin options available, whether you're looking for a finish to showcase the natural woodgrain or a more colourful contemporary style for decking, fencing or … [Read more...]

Guiding you through exterior colour choice

Have you picked up a copy of our Exterior Colour Book yet? It’s been created by our team of colour experts and is packed with tips and advice for finding the perfect shade for your next exterior woodwork or joinery project. Selecting exterior colours is about more than personal choice. The … [Read more...]

Playful Renovation

Wooden playsets are easily overlooked when maintaining a family garden.  However, wood left untreated will warp, twist and split, causing frames and swings to denature quickly.  Sadolin woodstains protect wooden structures and outdoor furniture from this aging process, ensuring beautiful, healthy … [Read more...]

All hands on deck: Q&A

It’s that time of year where we’re all wanting to spend more time in our gardens, especially thanks to the recent run of great weather. Wooden decking can help to transform any outdoor space, and when maintained properly can be enjoyed throughout the year – not just in summer. We recently spoke to … [Read more...]

Introducing our new shed and fence woodstain

We’ve expanded our superior woodcare range with the addition of our new Sadolin Shed & Fence All Weather Barrier woodstain, which is now available. Offering five years’ protection from the elements with a wax enriched formula for greater water repellency and UV protection for prolonged … [Read more...]

New Sadolin Outdoor Varnish – Puts The Natural Beauty Of Wood Centre Stage

Offering an exciting development in superior woodcare, decorators looking to create a natural, modern feel for exterior projects can now turn to Sadolin Outdoor Varnish to achieve this stylish look. New for the 2017 season, Sadolin Outdoor Varnish taps into the growing trend towards a … [Read more...]

New Pack Size Launch For Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain

Pioneering Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain is now available in a new pack size to tackle smaller jobs. Last year, in a first for the industry, the superior woodcare brand launched the product - which transforms the application of woodstain. It represented a significant innovation from the heritage … [Read more...]

Archaeological Site uses Sadolin

Sutton Hoo in Suffolk is one of Britain's most important archaeological sites, and was excavated as the burial ground of the Anglo Saxon kings of East Anglia. Now owned by the National Trust, the site has been reinterpreted, with the Trust appointing Van Heyningen and Haward Architects to design the … [Read more...]

Sadolin Classic and Extra give tennis club advantage

An attractive timber built pavilion has made an enormous difference to Longton Tennis Club and its 120 members. The facility, purchased with the help of a grant from recycling and waste management company SITA, has been decorated and protected from the elements with a premium wood protection system … [Read more...]

Sadolin flown on beautifully for River Stour Trust Volunteers

With a generous donation of Sadolin Classic, Crown Paints has helped the River Stour Trust to complete a project which will help many people to continue to learn about and appreciate the Stour, one of the longest and most beautiful rivers in East Anglia. The Trust was established to protect and … [Read more...]

Win Sky for a year to celebrate Sadolin TV campaign

Crown Paints is putting the Sadolin brand in the picture for summer through its ongoing sponsorship of Sky Sports News HQ at 10pm. A free-to-enter prize draw, offering the opportunity to win a complete Sky bundle for 12 months, along with a Sky+ HD box and standard installation, will get the … [Read more...]

Rooftop hub decked out in Sadolin Classic

Terracing at an apartment complex in Birmingham has been restored to its former glory with Sadolin Classic. The elevated deck serves as a community hub and meeting place for residents from surrounding apartments in the Digbeth area. Its location, on the rooftop of a multi-storey car park, … [Read more...]

Sadolin’s Finishing Touches

As UK property markets continue to tread water, the recent trend of ‘don’t move – improve’ is becoming ever more prevalent. Homeowners are now, more than ever, looking for ways to update properties. Recognizing this, Sadolin have created a fail safe way to upgrade the appearance of homes. A … [Read more...]

Why Every Home Needs a Flexible Friend

Protect and Refresh exterior wood with Sadolin Woodshield's unique formula It’s one of those age-old DIY dilemmas; just months after painting exterior woodwork, the surface starts to flake and crack and homeowners are faced with re-doing the whole thing. But with Sadolin Woodshield they … [Read more...]

Timesaving Woodstains from Sadolin

A Day's Work for Six Years Protection: Time poor but know a job needs doing? Reviving exterior wood next spring / summer needn’t be a chore. Sadolin knows time is precious, so our Quick Drying Woodstain and One Coat are on hand to help all those homeowners looking to get the job done in a day but … [Read more...]

Give Exterior Wood Some Spring/Summer Love

Trust the Experts - Give exterior wood some spring/summer love! When the frost begins to thaw and temperatures make it passed the 10°c mark, it’s time for homeowners to pay attention to tired doors, flaky windows and wintered conservatories. After the effects of snowfall, frost, ice and heavy … [Read more...]

Confused by Woodstains? Sadolin Explains the Difference

Water based vs Solvent based. Sadolin explain the difference When making your way down the woodstain aisle at your local DIY store, it can often get a little confusing with the choice of products available. Trying to choose the right woodstain for a job at hand can leave you a little bit puzzled, … [Read more...]