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Water Based Paints: Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know

Range of different water based paint colours

Ask an Eskimo about types of paint, and they may tell you paint is paint. Ask an Eskimo about snow and they’ll tell you over 50 different types of snow, all with different names! For this post, we’ll be showcasing our expertise on water based paints, and whilst there won’t be 50 different examples, we’ll take you through the colourful, ...

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Waterproof Paints – Dispelling the Myths

When looking for a ‘waterproof paint’, you can find yourself in a bit of a minefield. Most paints claim to have some level of waterproofing properties and yes, most paints are waterproof in some way (excluding the sort from nursery you stick on the family fridge). However, there is one critical question that could cause your local vendor to shift ...

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Roof Repair: How to fix a leaking flat roof

The Leaking Flat Roof Repair Guide In December 2015, Rawlins Paints published an article about how to repair your flat roof, and it received great feedback and further requests to do a follow up roof repair article. Who are we to not write about subjects we love? Read that article here. Viewing on mobile? Want to shop the flat roof fixes ...

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Bullet Roof GRP Kit

Coating a new or existing roof for resistance and durability involves a lot of different products and materials, which can be confusing to find and purchase. Here at Rawlins Paints we’ve put together the Bullet Roof GRP Kit with everything you need to apply the Bullet Roof GRP roof coating system to existing flat roof refurbishment or new projects, from ...

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Gutter Repair – Your Gutter Talk Guide

Gutter me this… why does the thought of gutter repair cause so many problems for homeowners and commercial property owners? The answer is two-fold: Firstly, most people don’t regularly maintain their guttering and only address gutter repair problems as and when they arise. With guttering up high, it is not easy to see problems as they unfold, until it’s too ...

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Roof Renovation and Emergency Roof Repairs – With Media

As we settled on our next blog at Rawlins this week, ‘Roof Renovation and Emergency Roof Repairs’, we could not help but be influenced by two things: Watching a video on social media and hearing traffic cascade through the rain on the street outside. More about the video to come. The weather has taken a dramatic turn this month and ...

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Summer Maintenance Jobs 101

It might not feel like summer yet but it’s getting warmer and warmer. Start making plans for summer maintenance now and you’ll appreciate it next winter! If you do these tasks when the weather is good, it’ll be much easier to complete. It’ll also mean it’ll help to prevent the coming winter weather affecting your property. Vegetation removal If you’ve ...

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No Need to Replace Your Tiles, Just Paint Them!

Are you bored of your existing tiles? After a while, you might just want to change your colour scheme or design and there shouldn’t be anything to stop you! Redecorating tiles is hard work, as often it means you have to remove and replace your tiles. But what if we told you you could simply paint them!? Bedec Multi Surface ...

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