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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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How to Paint Aluminium

Painting aluminium without the right primer means your paint will begin to chip and peel off the surface within no time at all. Interior and exterior surfaces can be prepared and painted easily with Zinsser products, see how below. Surface Preparation Remove all visible signs of organic growth and treat the areas with Zinsser Mould Killer & Remover in accordance ...

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How to Assess the Slip Resistance of Flooring

When it comes to safety, assessing slip resistance can be very helpful in the prevention of accidents in the workplace. Let us take you through what slip resistance is all about. And which products will help you get the job done! Did you know slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents at work? If you’re re-doing the ...

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How to Paint Galvanised Metal

Are you looking at your galvanised metal surfaces wondering where to start with your paint work? Let us help! It doesn’t have to be a difficult task to keep galvanised metal surfaces looking great for as long as possible. Using mobile and know what you want? Head straight to the shop here. The problem with painting galvanised metal is that the ...

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