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How To Paint Metal Garage Doors

Are your metal garage doors in need of recoating? Paint flaking and peeling off your shutters, leaving an unsightly surface? Not sure where to start? Painting garage doors and roller shutters may appear to be a daunting prospect, but it’s actually very straightforward, and will keep them protected and looking great for years to come. Read on for advice on ...

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PPG’s World-Class Protective Coating Solutions

PPG provides world-class protective coating solutions for superstructures and valuable assets in the world’s most challenging and demanding environments. Their market-leading portfolio of comprehensive, proven and robust range of products has a legacy of established performance and reliability across industries in harsh, aggressive and hazardous atmospheric, exposed, immersed and sub-sea conditions. Contents Infrastructure PPG and Wembley Stadium, London Marine PPG ...

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Waterproof Paints – Dispelling the Myths

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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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Sherwin-Williams’ FIRETEX® Range: Advanced Fire Protection

FIRETEX FX Range of Water-Based PFPs

In 2011, after 150 years, Leighs Paints, the industrial paint manufacturer, was acquired by the internationally recognised Sherwin-Williams company. To this day, many consumers within the industrial sector still refer to Leigh Paints as a leading manufacturer, and it is for those customers that Rawlins Paints has an ever-growing range of Sherwin-Williams paints which also cover Leigh Paints’ highly praised ...

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How Rust-Inhibiting Metal Primers Work

An Industrial Guide to Protecting Metal and Steel Surfaces The key to successful application of any high-performance paint system is preparation, and rust-inhibiting metal primers are integral to many maintenance and repair systems across the industrial building, renovation, and commercial property sector. Applying paint directly to unprepared areas can mean that the paint topcoat has nothing to successfully adhere to – ...

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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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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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Fire retardant paint and intumescent coatings

Fireproof internal wooden structures and frames

Can anyone apply fire retardant paints and intumescent coatings? Or do you need a specialist applicator? On a mobile or in a rush? Check out our selection below: Intumescent paints Fire retardant paints You don’t always need an expert for certain painting applications. Before you hire a professional, why not consider doing the work yourself? You can save money and ...

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