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FAQs – How to Paint uPVC Windows and Doors

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Not many people know that you can paint plastic, PVC and uPVC surfaces as we are often asked “can you paint plastic window frames and doors” – and it’s much cheaper than having all of your uPVC windows and doors replaced. In fact, Rawlins Paints stock uPVC paints in 4,000+ colour options, including Anthracite Grey and Chartwell Green – click ...

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Wood Oils: A No Nonsense Guide

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Looking for the best oil for outdoor wood furniture? Jump down to our section on Wooden Garden Furniture or visit our online stores’ Outdoor Furniture Oils to buy traditional wood oils like sprayable teak oil, Danish oil, and linseed oil, and next-generation products from Rubio Monocoat. Choosing the right wood oil for a project can be a complicated task; you ...

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How to Paint Galvanised Metal

Galvanised steel enquiries to Rawlins Paints often fall into 1 of 3 categories; those wanting to paint already galvanised steel, repairing damaged galvanising, and those wanting to paint mild steel to be galvanised. Click below to be taken to the relevant section for your requirements: I want to paint galvanised steel – steel that has already been galvanised I want ...

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Painting the Walls around a Fireplace or Multi Fuel Stove

Choosing a heat resistant paint for fireplaces used to be tricky – at Rawlins Paints we make buying specialist paints easy. Our fireplace surround paints are available in many popular decorative colours and shades that can withstand temperatures up to 300°C. You’re not restricted to black or aluminium anymore! Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Best ...

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Chartwell Green: How to Find the Right Paint

Chartwell Green is quickly becoming one of the most popular choices for exterior surfaces. It is a pale, fresh shade of green that makes a nice alternative to white that’s a bolder choice, but still subtle enough to look clean and elegant. A cool-toned yet inviting shade, Chartwell Green is an ideal exterior paint for front doors, garage doors, windows, ...

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How to Effectively Style Anthracite Grey

Anthracite Grey (RAL7016) is a near black, natural grey shade that’s becoming increasingly popular, showing up in both the interiors and exteriors of homes and businesses. Painting your front door Anthracite Grey could even help you sell your home. It’s easy to see why; the shade is stylish and endlessly versatile, able to be sleek and elegant or earthy and ...

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Affordable Kitchen DIY: how to breathe new life into your kitchen

According to research done by Go Compare, kitchen DIY renovations and improvements were at the top of UKs home renovations in recent years. There has been a growing trend to transform the kitchen to a solely functional room to the heart of the home. Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Shop Best Selling Products On your ...

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How To Paint Patio Slabs & Block Paving

Is your patio is looking “past it”? Block paving weathered? There is little need to lay an expensive new patio or pathway when you can paint or stain patio slabs, stones, and block paving to update their style and refresh their appearance. Read on as we go into detail below on how to prepare and then seal, paint, or stain, ...

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