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Wood Oils: A No Nonsense Guide

Applying wood oil by brush

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 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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How To Paint Denatured Timber

Our 3-step guide below will show you how to paint denatured timber, a typically friable surface that can be tricky to decorate without the correct preparation, using Zinsser products available in over 350 colours. For help on painting friable exterior walls, see our other blog post or scroll to the bottom for further reading on painting other problem timber surfaces. ...

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The Best Garden Paints for Sheds, Barbecues, Decking & Fences

Even though the UK seems to be getting one of those nice British summers, we are getting a few sunny days in between the cloudiness and rain. If you haven’t already tackled your garden earlier in the year and you are looking for some inspirations to spruce up that garden, please read on for our tips on garden paints. Apart ...

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How to Paint Your Garden Fence

Painting a garden fence should be simple, which it can be – so Rawlins Paints are here to tell you how to get the job done. Click here to skip recommended products and to continue reading. Shop Best Selling Products Although the task may seem fairly straight forward, without the right tools you’ll find that you don’t get the professional ...

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How to Plan and Build Your Decking Area

A decking area is perfect for enjoying sunny days, or even watching the fireworks in winter. If you plan well and use the right tools, you can quickly and easily build your decking area. Then, all you have to do is decorate! Planning tips If you’re installing new decking then you need to consider a few things. For example, do ...

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A Guide to Weatherproofing Your External Woodwork

Woodwork can look fantastic and will always be a popular choice for buildings everywhere, you’d be amazed at what’s out there – check out some timber frame buildings. Because wood is a natural product, you can find that it becomes worn down by the elements much quicker than materials like metal. But, don’t worry. There’s a way to protect your ...

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