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How To Paint Over Powder Coatings

Power coated surfaces are tough to cover over as conventional paints won’t adhere to the surface – our 3-step guide below explains how to save time and money by using Zinsser products to prepare, prime and paint over powder coated surfaces. Quick Links Jump to a section by clicking below: Zinsser Paint Over Powder Coatings Products The Benefits Step 1. ...

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How To Paint Previously Painted Water Stained Surfaces

Quickly and easily paint over previously painted water-stained surfaces using Zinsser products, particularly Zinsser B-I-N Primer Sealer Stain Blocker. Our 4-step guide below will show you how to prepare the surface, sealing and blocking water stains permanently, priming and decorating interior walls and ceilings. Quick Links Click below to jump down to the corresponding section: Zinsser Paint Over Previously Painted ...

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How To Paint Over Water Stains (Odourless Method)

Water stains on walls and ceilings may seem like a daunting task to seal and redecorate over; using odourless Zinsser products simplifies the whole process, with preparing the surface and priming to decorating with a finish coat in over 60 colours able to be completed in just a few hours. See our simple 3-step guide below to solve your water ...

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How To Paint Woodstained Or Varnished Surfaces

Our 3-step guide below explains how to prepare and finish woodstained or varnished surfaces effectively, without all the tedious sanding, using Zinsser products to prime, seal and decorate quickly. Quick Links Click below to jump to section: Zinsser Paint Woodstain & Varnish Products The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration Note More Information Further Reading ...

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How To Paint Ceramic Tiles

With conventional paints ineffective on unprimed ceramic tiles, Zinsser products are a quick and cost-effective way to prime and finish tiled surfaces at home or in the workplace, in as little as a day. Read our guide below for how to prepare, prime and decorate ceramic tiles in over 350 colours. Quick Links Click on a link below to jump ...

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How To Paint Friable Exterior Walls

Friable surfaces are challenging, with most paints flaking and peeling off with the substrate over time. See below for our 4-step tried and tested method of patching and priming friable external walls using Zinsser products. Quick Links Click on a link below to jump to the corresponding section: Zinsser Paint Friable Exterior Walls Products The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation ...

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How To Paint Chalky Exterior Walls

Prepare, prime and finish weathered and chalky exterior walls with our 4-step guide below. Exterior paints can develop a chalky powder over time as they weather and degrade from sunshine and moisture. Affected surfaces need to be cleaned and suitably prepared and primed for an optimum finish that will last for years. Quick Links Jump down to the respective section ...

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How To Paint Over Outdoor Graffiti

Make light work of unwanted graffiti and tagging with Zinsser – our guide below will walk you through 3 easy steps for painting over outdoor graffiti, priming and sealing the substrate in one to prevent stains from resurfacing. Quick Links Click on a link below to jump to the respective section The Benefits Zinsser Paint Over Outdoor Graffiti Products Step ...

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