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The Truth About Vacuum Filtration Classes (L/M/H Class) August 23, 2019

Having been a grey area in the construction and painting/decorating industries for quite some time we hope to clear up some of the myths surrounding correct vacuum filtration based on Worksafe’s current guidelines. Vacuums come in three main classes that represent their level of filtration. The required minimum class for each use-case is set out […]

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We Are Moving

It’s True – We’re Moving August 22, 2019

We’re super excited to announce that we are moving to new premises. Works are underway at the new place to get it ready for us to move in. An artist's impression of the new building When?We are planning on moving in early October. Tune into our monthly newsletters and/or follow us on Facebook to stay […]

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Afterpay In-Store and Online

We are now accepting Afterpay payments! August 5, 2019

We are now accepting Afterpay both in-store and online! Buy now, Pay … After! Buy what you want today and pay for your items in 4 interest-free payments. Visit us in-store or use the online checkout to take advantage of Afterpay. We’re super excited to have this feature and be able to offer it to […]

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Draw Winner

And the winner is… March 15, 2019

Vern presents the gift to Steve from First Choice Decorators We have a winner! The draw for the iPad was a huge hit on our Pie Day. Various scientific methods of determining the number of lollies in the jar were devised and some customers opted to just throw a random number at it. Guesses ranged […]

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Colorex Pie Day March 2019

Colorex’s Pie Day March 14, 2019

Pies, Coffee, Powertools and Scaffolding. That’s what our Pie Day was all about. The turnout blew our expectations out of the water and we had an absolute blast. The pies were delicious and the deals were insane. We had over 1000 savouries and countless soft-drinks and coffees. It’s safe to say we won’t be having […]

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Timbabuild Video

Product Feature: Timbabuild Wood Repair System (with video) January 9, 2019

Repair – Don’t Replace Meet Timbabuild. Your new timber repair solution. The Timbabuild system is ideal for repairing timber in window frames, doors, eaves and fascia boards for both indoor and outdoor applications. The tough durable result can be sanded and painted to a perfect finish leaving no sign of the repair. The system is […]

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Colorex Christmas Hours

Colorex Christmas Hours 2018 December 5, 2018

After an action-packed year it’s time to wind down and enjoy a relaxing break over the Christmas period. Here are our closing and reopening dates. Stock up beforehand if you’re going to be needing things over this period. The Team at Colorex wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Enjoy your […]

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Van Vault Price Rise

Beat The Price Rise – Van Vault Security Toolboxes December 4, 2018

Van Vault NZ have announced a price rise over their entire product range that will take effect shortly. With prices due to rise get yours today while you can still get these great deals. These prices will never be seen again! Protecting The Tools Of Your Livelihood Defeat the rising tide of tool theft by […]

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Bolle Safety Glasses Now In Stock

Bolle Safety Glasses Now In Stock December 3, 2018

Here are Colorex we are proud to announce that we are now a stockist of Bolle Safety Glasses. Bolle are a world leading supplier of top quality and stylish safety glasses. Research suggests that the number one reason workers do not wear their safety glasses is because they are uncomfortable. Bolle safety glasses have been […]

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Graco FFLP Tip

What Graco Spray Tip Do I Use? (with downloadable cheat sheet) November 16, 2018

Choosing the correct tip for your airless sprayer can seem a bit confusing without knowing a few basic things about them. Download Cheat Sheet   What the numbers on the tip mean   Choose the orifice sizes based on the material to be sprayed Material Orifice Size Group Varnishes (before low VOC) .009 – .011 […]

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Graco Bucks Are Back

Graco Bonus Packs Are Back! Free Graco Accessory Packs! November 13, 2018

Christmas has come early for the painting and decorating trades! Graco have launched their latest bonus packs (also knows as Graco Bucks Packs) and we’re excited to share them with you. Don’t miss out on these incredible deals. If you need a sprayer – now is your time!

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Maxistrip 30 Chemical Paint Stripper 20L

Product Feature: Maxistrip – The Best Paint Stripping Chemical (with video) September 18, 2018

  Paint stripping has been a bugbear for the painting and decorating industry for many years. From the early days of burning paint off with heat guns to grinding it off with a grinder the paint stripping process has become a lot easier and more cost effecting with new paint stripping chemicals. Meet Maxistrip Maxistrip […]

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Starmix iPulse Video

Product Feature: Starmix iPulse M-Class Vacuum (with video) September 4, 2018

  The NEW Starmix iPulse vacuums have been specifically developed for heavy duty continuous use in industry such as workshops and construction sites. Its filter cleaning system sets this machine apart from the others with incredible performance. Areas of application for this machine include: Tough heavy-duty continous workshop and construction use Vacuuming directly from electrica […]

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POLi Pay Now Available

POLi Pay Bank Payments Now Available For Online Shopping August 30, 2018

What is POLi? POLi is the new internet banking payment method of choice for New Zealand consumers. It makes online direct bank payment effortless and secure. Payment can be made from the checkout direct from your bank account. It works with all major banks including ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank, TSB Bank and Westpac.   What’s […]

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Now with Skylotec Range

Safety Reinvented: Meet Skylotec (with video) August 16, 2018

  The top notch height safety equipment you have been waiting for… These guys won a German Design Award for two years in a row! Meet Skylotec. Skylotec, a height safety equipment manufacturer, is a Germany based company that is known for its innovative products with exceptional quality. Using their technical expertise to continually innovate […]

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Proscaf Steel Scaffolding Packages

New Proscaf Steel Scaffolding Packages Available July 31, 2018

  Want your own scaffolding?   Proscaf Steel Scaffolding is the leader in the scaffolding industry with its innovative modular and highly configurable design. This clever system makes for efficient erection and dismantling using minimal parts and effort. The rosettes on each level provide eight connection points for the horizontal and diagonal components to enable […]

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Graco Ultra Max Cordless Handheld Sprayer

Introducing The New Graco Handheld Cordless Airless Sprayers (with video) April 13, 2018

  Graco’s Handheld Airless Sprayers have gone through a radical design improvement phase and have arrived at a product far superior than their older units and the competition. These are truly the most advanced and user-friendly we’ve seen yet. The handheld units are ideal for small projects and touch-ups. The paint is kept in the […]

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Intex Brand Ambassador

Your Chance To Become The Intex Ambassador And Win $18k Worth Of Tools March 20, 2018

“The Ambassador will be the face of the Intex brand. This is a tremendous opportunity to get the best tools in the industry as well as incredible exposure in the marketplace, for free.” Intex, the New Zealand importer for high quality drywall products, have launched a campaign to find their first ever brand ambassador. The […]

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Festool Day Draw Winner

Announcing The Festool Day Draw Winner March 16, 2018

  Watch Vern announcing the winner for the Festool Day Draw. Everyone who spent $200 or more on Festool products was eligible to go into the draw. Congratulations to T Lynch Decorators for his win. He choose the Festool TS55 Plunge Cut saw as his prize from a choice of either the saw or a […]

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