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10 Ways to Utilise Your Garage Space More Effectively

The garage for many of us quickly becomes a dumping ground, with boxes you may not have looked into for years! It might seem like a daunting task to tackle your garage, but with a few of these tips you can quickly turn it around. If you use the space more effectively you’re less likely to end up with a ...

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Iconic Fictional Locations Of All Time

Comic book fans and iconic television buffs will love this infographic – it takes a look at the pros and cons of some legendary fictional bases, as well as showing which of Rawlins’ paints you’d need to transform your office, factory or home into your favourite sci-fi location. So, whether you’re a Doctor Who fan, who wants to paint his ...

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How to Plan and Build Your Decking Area

A decking area is perfect for enjoying sunny days, or even watching the fireworks in winter. If you plan well and use the right tools, you can quickly and easily build your decking area. Then, all you have to do is decorate! Planning tips If you’re installing new decking then you need to consider a few things. For example, do ...

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That Moment When You Realise You Can Paint Over Rust

Are you looking at your rusty surfaces feeling stumped? Wondering what paint to use on rusted metal? Can you paint over rust? Or maybe you’ve just not been able to get round to it. Well, you don’t have to struggle any longer. It is possible to give rust a complete makeover turning it around. It’s simple to paint over it ...

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10 Masonry Paint Ideas That You Wish You’d Thought of Yourself

Masonry can look beautiful whether it’s left in a raw state or is painted. The problem comes when the wrong type of paint is chosen for the job! You need to make sure your exterior paint is offering your wall protection. With that in mind, here’s some ideas for getting creative with masonry paint. Dip-dye your exteriors The dip-dye trend ...

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Choosing the Right Paint

Choosing right paint can be trickier than it seems! If you want long-lasting, quality results, you have to remember a few factors. The paint you choose may be suited to different scenarios or tools. Read on to find out how to choose the right paint in these three scenarios. Brush and Roller painting metal in summer Thinking about a paint ...

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Painting the Walls around a Fireplace or Multi Fuel Stove

Within this post Rawlins Paints will be looking at common problems faced when painting fireplaces, around multi-fuel stoves and choosing a heat resistant paint for fireplace surrounds. It is these problems that can make picking the best fireplace paint a tricky task, but don’t worry, we’ve some advice on using flame-retardant systems too. When you’re installing anything that involves fire, ...

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20 Barn Conversions You Need to See

Barn conversions can create such a large amount of space in the most unlikely of places. If you’re stuck with a barn, don’t see it as a problem. Look at it as the start of a new project! There are so many ways you can change the look of a barn, to make it stand out from the pack. Castle ...

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