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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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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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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 Over Vinyl Wallpaper

Businesses and landlords can save considerable time and money by painting over old vinyl wallpaper, blocking dark colours and bold patterns, stained surfaces and odours with Zinsser’s high adhesion products. Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Shop Best Selling Products Our 3-step guide below shows you how to prepare, prime and decorate over vinyl wallpaper properly, ...

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How To Paint Over Glossy/Slick Surfaces (Odourless Method)

Transform glossy and slick surfaces in just a few hours with our simple to follow, 3 step guide using super-adhesive Zinsser products, and finishing in over 60 RAL colours and shades. Contents Click on a link below to jump to the section: Zinsser Paint Plastisol Products The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration More Information ...

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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 Over Nicotine Stains (Odourless Method)

Nicotine stains are tough to cover, often seeping back through paintwork and requiring more time and money to correct it. Our 3-step guide will show you how to properly prepare and prime nicotine-stained surfaces caused by cigarette smoke, finishing in over 350 available colours. Quick Links Click on a link below to jump to the section: The Benefits Step 1. ...

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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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