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SikaFloor Anti-Static Flooring Solutions

The term anti-static refers to a condition where static build up is prevented during contact and separation of an item (person/machinery) with the floor. When working with volatile chemicals for example, the smallest electrostatic charge could have severe consequences. To create safe working environments across industries, Sika have designed a range of anti-static flooring solutions. Anti-static flooring can either be ...

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SikaFloor Balcony Flooring Systems

As most balconies and walkways will be constructed with concrete elements, proper protection from weathering and water is vital for their strength and durability. When water penetrates concrete, it can cause points of weakness – detrimental to the safe use of balconies and walkways. As a solution to these issues, Sika have developed various balcony flooring systems, which are also ...

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VIP Brands at Rawlins Paints: Sika

In our last blog post, we delved in to one of the high profile brands we stock at Rawlins Paints – Rust-Oleum. As we stock so many great brands, we are dedicating an online series of articles to some of them. We’ll be exploring projects and famous landmarks, to expose the depth and versatility of our VIP brands. Today, we’ll ...

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5 Of The Most Inspirational Workplaces

Through the week, most people spend the majority of their time at work. When so much time is spent in one place, it’s no wonder the decor can influence our mood. Nowadays, it’s become more common for business to invest more time and money into their offices, as they realise a good working environment can inspire employees. If employees work ...

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Music & Colour: Synaesthesia

Music and colour go hand in hand, after all, they are both good friends of art. But did you know how much one affects the other? Combined, music and colour can have a huge impact on the way a room feels. It could be a nightclub, an office or a shop. If the music and colours don’t work together, it ...

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Grey be GONE: The Most Colourful Cities in the World

As cities grow and technology changes, over time they become more industrious. Populations grow, buildings spring up everywhere and suddenly the skyline becomes very grey. Though, at Rawlins Paints, we think just because it’s a bustling city, it doesn’t mean you can’t be a little colourful. City planners don’t have to go overboard, splashes of colour can make a huge ...

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The New Wonders of the World

The ‘7 wonders of the world’ are famous ancient landmarks, which you may know, or at least, recognise from photos. They include ancient structures such as the Great Pyramid of Giza or the Statue of Zeus at Olympia. In more recent times, the 7 wonders of the world have included structures such as the Great Wall of China, Stonehenge and ...

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Street Art – Is It Criminal or Beautiful?

Street art often causes debates as we can’t always agree – is it criminal or beautiful? Some street art can turn the drabbest surroundings into something colourful and exciting. However, negative or messy graffiti is often unwanted on any property! It seems that often we are more agreeable when the art is something that compliments the area and makes a ...

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