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How to Paint Over Tiles

Not all tiles are created equal – so if you’re looking for roof tile paint, click here instead. Tiling is a great choice for areas subject to water, dirt, and humidity, but over time they can age poorly and replacing them is an expensive and time-consuming hassle. Painting tiles can seem difficult as conventional paints are ineffective on unprimed ceramic ...

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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.  Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Shop Best Selling Products ...

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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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The Benefits of Heat Reflective Roof Paints

If you’re considering doing some renovation work on your roof, then you’ll want to read this. Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Best Selling Heat Reflective Paints Heat reflective roof paints can help to lessen energy costs and simply improve the aesthetics of the roof, and help extend the life of your roof in 3 ways: ...

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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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