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Damp, Condensation & Mould

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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How To Paint Interior Mildew Areas

An easy-to-follow 3-step guide for painting over interior mildew, showing you how to prepare and prime the surface for finishing with Zinsser’s decorative Perma-White anti-mildew paint to block fungal degradation. See our blog post “Quick & Cost-Effective Ways To Paint Over Mould” for help with interior mould, and check out our further reading section for more solutions for painting problems. ...

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How To Paint Exterior Water Stains

Successfully block exterior water stains and permanently prevent mould and mildew from seeping through newly painted surfaces – our 4-step guide below walks you through on how to suitably prepare and prime before painting over water stains with Zinsser products, featuring a decorative topcoat that is available in more than 350 colours. If your gutter is the cause of the ...

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How To Paint Exterior Mildew Areas

Follow our 3-step guide below on how to paint over exterior mildew with Zinsser products – with no bleed through. Looking for help with how to treat interior mould and mildew? See our blog posts below. Treating Rising Damp Quick & Cost-Effective Ways To Paint Over Mould How to Spot the Early Signs of Damp What Causes Damp and Mould ...

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Quick & Cost-Effective Ways To Paint Over Mould

Our guide below will show you how to kill mould and block stains without breaking the bank, using Zinsser products to quickly return surfaces to their original decorative appearance. Rising damp is different from mould and mildew and is often misdiagnosed, requiring a more extensive solution – see our guide on Treating Rising Damp. Quick Links Zinsser Paint Over Mould ...

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Fixing Water Damage at Work and Home

When misunderstood, water damage can be a critical issue in domestic and industrial buildings that recur time and time again. It can be tempting to apply a quick fix if you are selling your home or do not wish to close your business and incur a loss of income. Both have significant financial implications. But if you do not find ...

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Waterproofing Basements, Cellars and Stockrooms

“They say there’s treasure in that cellar – mouldy and damp, but treasure all the same!” Many city centre based shops operate with their store room in the basement, and with little scope for major renovation work, they must work with what’s to hand, or available at Rawlins Paints. So, in this featured post we’ll look at waterproofing basements, cellars ...

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Treating Rising Damp

From the Ground Up Tips Rising Damp Treatment Treating rising damp goes beyond buying a Leonard Rossiter boxset on Amazon to meet your comedy cravings – it means physically dealing, head-on, with the root cause of a potentially expensive problem. Rising damp is an often misdiagnosed problem and there are many people who believe painting over mould or washing down ...

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