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How to Paint Previously Woodstained or Varnished Wood

Stains and varnishes make the surface of wood less porous creating adhesion issues when painting with everyday decorative paints. That’s why we wanted to show you a way to easily paint over interior or exterior wood that has been varnished or previously woodstained with professional products that are favoured by the trade. This method explains how Zinsser B-I-N can be ...

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A Simple Guide to Spray Painting Cladding and Corrugated Metals

Cladded and corrugated metal surfaces are the perfect candidate for spray painting. If you have these kinds of surfaces it’s likely there are gaps, nooks and crannies that are hard to reach with an ordinary paint brush. By using a paint sprayer you can make sure that you cover all areas with a nice, even finish. It’ll even save you ...

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How to Paint PVC Surfaces

PVC can last for years but can quickly become dirty and difficult to keep looking its best. It is used for drain pipes, cladding, windows, doors and more and historically PVC has been a problem surface to paint due to its slick surface most paint will peel, crack or flake away from PVC surfaces. However, Zinsser’s Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Plus ...

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How to Choose (and use) Paint Primer

At some point you may have started on your next bit of paintwork, and thought “do I HAVE to use a primer?” Well, not every paint or coating needs a primer. However, many paints do and it’s an important step. If you want your paintwork to look good as new for years rather than months, you must, must prime with ...

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3 Ways to Paint with a Compressed Air Sprayer

So you’re thinking about getting a compressed air sprayer, or you might even already have one… but you’re not sure how to get started. Well, read on to find out three ways you can use a compressed air sprayer to leave your paintwork with a professional finish! If you need help setting the equipment up, check out this spray painting tutorial. ...

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How to Paint Over Old Vinyl Wallpaper

Painting over old wallpaper can be both time saving and cost effective. Zinsser’s high adhesion paints prime and seal all in one, blocking stains and odours. By using them you can paint over existing wallpapers without having to strip them off and once primed you can either finish the job with your own paints to match your colour scheme or ...

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How to Paint Over Indoor Graffiti

If not treated properly with a stain blocking paint, for example, graffiti can re-appear through new paint work. This blog explains how to permanently cover up graffiti stains. Whether you are responsible for the maintenance of a public area or just have some children that insist on using their bedroom walls as a colouring book, Zinsser stain blocking primers can ...

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