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How to Paint Stainless Steel

Preparing stainless steel prior to painting

Are you looking for ways on how to paint stainless steel, but are finding that the products you are using don’t adhere to the surface? Rawlins Paints take a look at the best stainless steel paints and primers for general users and for application by professionals. Quick Links – Click To Jump To Section: In this article on painting over ...

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How To Professionally Paint uPVC Doors and Windows

Most homes and businesses in the UK today have uPVC doors and window frames. Their very low-maintenance and high weather resistance was revolutionary when white uPVC windows and doors became widely available in the UK in the 1980’s – but that was a long time ago. These days, business premises such as shops, offices and services can often change tenants, ...

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The Difference Between Damp Proof Paint and Anti-Condensation Paint

Although they seem very similar, damp and condensation are different issues and require different solutions. Hence, there is also a significant difference between damp proof paint and anti-condensation paint. It does boil down to the same thing: moisture is either finding a way into your property or cannot find a way out. A healthy property needs to breathe, with good ...

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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. Contents and Quick Links Click below to ...

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Roof Repair: How to fix a leaking flat roof

Water leaking through the ceiling

The Leaking Flat Roof Repair Guide In December 2015, Rawlins Paints published an article about how to repair your flat roof, and it received great feedback and further requests to do a follow up roof repair article. Who are we to not write about subjects we love? Read that article here. Viewing on mobile? Want to shop the flat roof fixes ...

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How to Select a Sika Injection Material to Seal Leaks

Sika’s range of injections here at Rawlins Paints can be used to securely seal and waterproof leaks in concrete, masonry and natural stone structures. There are a lot of choices when it comes to selecting the right injection material, however; choosing the right one will make your leaking structure watertight for the long term. See all of Sika’s products available ...

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Should You Spray Paint or Roller Your Walls?

When it comes to painting, you don’t just have to pick up a brush. There are so many methods you can choose from, a simple task like painting your walls can be a headache! If you like efficiency, speed, and a nice even finish, your top two choices are probably spray paint or roller. So which one should you choose? ...

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PPG’s World-Class Protective Coating Solutions

PPG provides world-class protective coating solutions for superstructures and valuable assets in the world’s most challenging and demanding environments. Their market-leading portfolio of comprehensive, proven and robust range of products has a legacy of established performance and reliability across industries in harsh, aggressive and hazardous atmospheric, exposed, immersed and sub-sea conditions. Contents Infrastructure PPG and Wembley Stadium, London Marine PPG ...

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