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PaintSafe: In Association with the British Coatings Federation

What Is It, and How Does It Apply to You? The British Coatings Federation (BCF), in association with the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) and the Scottish Decorator’s Federation (SDF), launched a new initiative ‘PaintSafe’ on November 28-29 at the 2017 National Painting and Decorating Show. Its aim is to promote the safe use of paint and related products and ...

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Upgrades For Fire Doors

Calling all landlords and employers – are fire doors fitted in your businesses and homes? A fire door can be the difference between life and death, restricting smoke and flames from spreading through a building to allow enough time for the evacuation of employees, tenants, and members of the public. Landlords and employers are legally responsible for ensuring the fire ...

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Fire Safety in the Workplace

Fire risks aren’t immediately clear to most people in the standard office environment. After all, they’re not using the chemicals and open flames seen in factories and workshops, with their desks and partitions seemingly a world away from the industrial workplace where fires are a real and frequent risk. However, human error and negligence are a major factor in starting ...

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Exterior Surfaces, And The Products To Clean Them

Keeping external surfaces clean and tidy not only improves the image of your business to customers on the high street or industrial estate, but will also help prevent corrosion, rot, and contamination that could prove costly if left untreated for too long. Rust and rot spots will eventually erode through surfaces leading to leaks in winter and possible access for ...

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Uses for Chlorinated Rubber Paint

Chlorinated Rubber Paint - Rawlins Paints

Chlorinated rubber paint is a solvent-based coating with commercial use that span marine, agricultural and veterinarian environments. Resistant to salt water and a range of chemicals and acids, chlorinated rubber paint is a versatile paint with many applications. In this blog, you will learn how chlorinated rubber paint will benefit different environments; we’ll also provide you with valuable tips to ...

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Gutter Repair – Your Gutter Talk Guide

Gutter Repair

Gutter me this… why does the thought of gutter repair cause so many problems for homeowners and commercial property owners? The answer is two-fold: Firstly, most people don’t regularly maintain their guttering and only address gutter repair problems as and when they arise. With guttering up high, it is not easy to see problems as they unfold, until it’s too ...

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Playground Paints & Maintenance for Schools

Playground Paint for Schools

Playground paint and paint for sports surfaces is often on the mind of caretakers and maintenance teams during half term and out-of-term holidays – be it Spring, Summer or Winter breaks. They’re the ideal time to hit the reset button and restore the beauty of the exterior wood, metal and stone paintwork, be it reviving vibrant colours on playground play ...

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Don’t Tread Lightly – Use Anti-Slip


Anti-slip treads, tapes and paint should be at the forefront of every business owner’s ‘To-Do List’ this time of year. Bizarrely in the UK, as the temperature drops, the nights close in and a crisp frost begins to glisten under the afternoon streetlamps, we seem to be drawn to spend more time out and about. People go for walks at ...

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