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  • Artex - Fold-a-Board

    Transporting plasterboard in a car

    A method you've never heard of before

    Whether it’s for a DIY job or a client, you might need to move plasterboard from one place to another. But if your mode of transport is a car, how can you get the job done?

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  • Removing unwanted texture

    How to smooth over unwanted texture

    Now is your chance for a fresh start and a smooth ceiling.

    Smooth-It is ideal for covering over existing textured surfaces to leave a smooth surface. It contains everything you need to get the job done easily and hassle free. So, watch this handy video, then roll up your sleeves and get to grips with that ceiling using our Artex Easifix Smooth-it Kit!

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  • Artex - Gyproc Habito Fixing Objects

    Fixing heavy items to plasterboard

    Fix 15kg with just one screw

    From home cinema systems to kitchen cabinets, most of us rely on our walls to support large amounts of weight. But standard plasterboard can make it difficult to get the most out of modern living spaces, with a lengthy preparation process for hanging everyday objects.

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  • plaster vs polystyrene

    Plaster coving or polystyrene coving

    Should you use plaster coving or polystyrene coving material for your next project?

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  • putting up coving

    How to put up coving

    Learn how to put up coving and prepare it for decorating

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  • Cutting coving

    How to cut coving

    Our step-by-step guide takes you through how to cut coving

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