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How To Paint Plastisol

Plastisol can be difficult to paint over as it requires coatings with good adhesion to stick to the surface. Our 3-step guide is easy to follow and shows you how to prepare, prime and finish plastisol with Zinsser Allcoat Exterior, an ultimate performance plastisol paint with outstanding adhesion that is available in Satin and Gloss finishes in over 350 colours. ...

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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 Brickwork

Painting brickwork requires a good-quality primer to ensure excellent topcoat adhesion. Our 4-step guide will show you how to properly prepare and prime brickwork prior to painting in over 350 colours. See our other blog post on “How To Paint Fletton Brick” and see below for more articles on painting exterior walls. Contents Click on a link below to jump ...

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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: Zinsser Odourless Paint Over ...

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How To Paint Fletton Brick

Fletton brick is a highly porous surface that needs to be properly prepared and primed to prevent the cracking and peeling of topcoats. Our 4-step guide shows how to use Zinsser products to paint over fletton brick surfaces, including a finish coat that is available in over 350 colours. See our blog for more information on painting issues, including painting ...

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How To Paint Over PVC

Learn how to successfully paint over PVC surfaces and prevent any peeling, cracking or flaking – our 3-step guide below walks you through on how to suitably prepare, prime and finish PVC with Zinsser products, featuring decorative topcoats that are available in more than 350 colours. Contents Click on a link below to jump to the section: Zinsser Paint PVC ...

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How To Paint Rust-Stained Surfaces

Successfully block rust stains on surfaces, preventing them from seeping through to new paint work – our 2-step guide below walks you through on how to suitably prepare, prime and paint over rust with Zinsser products, featuring a decorative topcoat that is available in more than 350 colours. Quick Links Click on a link below to jump to the section: ...

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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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