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...]

Going bold: colourful exterior woodwork with Sadolin

  With spring edging ever-closer, now’s the time to start refreshing exterior wood items such as doors, windows, conservatories and garden architecture. While translucent woodstains have traditionally been the go-to for giving exterior wood a new lease of life, industry sales data from … [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...]


A family-run hotel in Chepstow has been given an exterior makeover thanks to Sadolin Beautiflex® and  Sandtex X-Treme X-Posure®. The Beaufort Hotel has been run by Michael Collins and his family for almost 30 years. Sandtex was previously used on the hotel’s facade 12 years ago, and as the … [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...]

Wrap up warm with winter warmer kits

We're helping tradespeople to get ready for the elements with our new winter promotion, available exclusively through our merchant stockists. Painters and decorators who purchase five litres of Sadolin from participating stockists between 1st October and 30th November 2018 will receive a free … [Read more...]

J.W. Ostendorf now officially a part of the Hempel Group

We’re pleased to announce that leading German paint manufacturer J.W. Ostendorf (JWO), including Renaulac (France) and FLT Handel & Service, are now officially part of the Hempel Group, with immediate effect. Hempel recently received both the German and UK authority’s formal approval to … [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...]

A Clear Gloss Finish Outdoors With New Sadolin Yacht Varnish

Customers looking for a high quality gloss exterior varnish with a true clear finish can lift the lid on a new launch from the superior woodcare brand Sadolin. Sadolin Yacht Varnish has been developed in response to customer demand for a clear, traditional, high gloss varnish for use outdoors on … [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...]

This spring ‘tee off’ those essentials jobs with Sadolin!

Sadolin have just the thing to put a swing in the trade’s stride this spring. In a nationwide sales incentive, customers can claim a free three pack of golf balls when they purchase just five litres of any Sadolin product (excluding Timberstain) from participating merchants and decorating … [Read more...]

Sadolin PV67 makes an exceptional finish

Sadolin’s high performance PV67 Heavy Duty Varnish gives decorators looking to make a start on woodcare projects indoors the best possible finish. Renowned for its ease of application and beautiful looks, Sadolin PV67 has a fast-drying formula which enables up to three coats to be applied in one … [Read more...]

Sadolin Superdec ambassador puts colour outdoors in perspective

Decorators can get a unique insight into the use of colour outdoors in a new video produced by Sadolin. Dedicated Sadolin Superdec user Gary Davies has gone on camera to talk about his passion for colour using the premium wood protection product. Gary, the owner of Lyme Bay Cabins - which … [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...]

Newport Rejuvenation

Residents at Stevenson Court in Newport have seen their homes in new colours since it was refurbished two years ago using Sadolin Superdec. The complex comprised low level residential accommodation for the elderly, with none of the buildings more than two storeys in height. The previous colour … [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...]

Score with Sadolin’s Summer offer

FOOTBALL fans are being handed the perfect incentive to get outdoor decorating and maintenance jobs in the back of the net ahead of Euro 2016. Few will want to miss wall-to-wall TV coverage of the summer tournament in France, which kicks off on 10th June. So the team at Sadolin has come up … [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 colours bring unique sculptures to life

An artistic element is being added to Sadolin’s superior woodcare credentials with the creation of intricate designs carved by a family-run chainsaw sculpting company. The West Sussex-based Woodland Centre Ltd gives wind-blown tree trunks and branches a new lease of life with the creative flair … [Read more...]

Video Highlights The Qualities Of Sadolin’s New Beautiflex®

Decorators can get up to speed with the high performance qualities of Sadolin’s latest product, Beautiflex®, which offers the opportunity for an early start outdoors for woodcare projects. A video has been produced highlighting the features and benefits attributed to this latest addition to the … [Read more...]

As the weather warms up, keep it cool with Sadolin!

Spring is finally here, after a very wet and dreary winter, which means it’s time to start scheduling all those outdoor decorating and maintenance jobs that can only be done when the weather is dry. Whether its timber cladding, joinery, floorboards or decking, Sadolin offers a comprehensive … [Read more...]

New Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain Makes A Clean Sweep

In a first for the industry, the superior woodcare brand Sadolin has developed a new product that is set to transform the application of woodstain. Chemists behind the heritage brand have utilised the latest in formulation technology to develop Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain. This new product can … [Read more...]

Sadolin Classic versatility on show at flagship bird hide

Flagship Birdhide at London Wetland Centre A flagship bird hide that provides panoramic views over London has been given a new lease of life with Sadolin Classic. Providing an urban oasis for wildlife and people the London Wetland Centre - located just 10 minutes from Hammersmith - is managed … [Read more...]

Adventure playground protected with Sadolin

Hart Hill Adventure Playground in Luton A playground which offers youngsters the chance to have their very own adventure has been refurbished using Sadolin Superdec. Hart Hill Adventure Playground in Luton, run by charity Children’s Links, was in need of a protective wood treatment that was … [Read more...]

Model Beach Hut Village Takes Centre Stage

Sadolin Superdec takes centre stage in Dereham Sadolin Superdec has taken centre stage at a family-run decorating suppliers where a model village of mini beach huts has been created in the showroom. Melissa Jermey has handpainted dozens of mini beach huts, which have gone on show at Dereham … [Read more...]

Wood Protection – it’s child’s play with Sadolin

Sadolin Superdec and Classic products are helping to deliver long-term protection and inspired colour choices for a successful British company that fires children’s imaginations with its designs in wood. … [Read more...]

Sadolin Plays It Cool With Third Phase Of Colour Transformation In Bournemouth

Another stage of an award-winning project involving the colourful use of Sadolin Superdec in the seaside town of Bournemouth has been unveiled. Crown Paints’ Colour Service has transformed 15 beach huts in the area between Bournemouth and Boscombe Pier, with ‘Ice Cream’ a nostalgic scheme … [Read more...]

Sadolin – Guide to Preparation

Guide One – Wood Preparation The old adage that preparation is everything really applies within the field of woodcare and in this guide Sean Thompson, from Sadolin Technical Services, shows why the start of any woodcare application sets the foundations for success. Preparing New Wood It is … [Read more...]