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Boiled Linseed Oil: For Wood and Metal

Boiled linseed oil can transform ornately decorated wood

About Boiled Linseed Oil Found in most woodworker’s workshops, as well as in trade shops up and down the UK, boiled linseed oil is a popular product at Rawlins Paints. Also known as BLO (an acronym of Boiled Linseed Oil), this wood treatment is an oil treatment primarily for interior use, which leaves a lovely and smooth finish on a ...

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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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How to Care for Your Hardwood Floor

Hardwood flooring is a popular flooring choice, used in residential and commercial buildings alike. It can make a modern room feel more rustic or add charm to traditional decor. Without proper maintenance, your beautiful interior wooden floors won’t be as impactful. Follow the steps to find out how to revive your hardwood flooring. Step one: Tools To bring the shine ...

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Deck-mare: How to Remove Stains from Decking

Summers coming around, so it’s natural those with decking will want to improve it. Even without the approach of summer, stains and unsightly marks will create a deck-mare. It doesn’t have to be such a scary task. In three or four simple steps you can remove stains and make your nightmarish decking more appealing. Step one: Clean The best way ...

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How to Effectively Paint Doors and Skirting Boards

Good decoration can restore almost any room to its former glory. Doors and skirting boards may seem like minor elements, but when they are badly decorated – you’ll notice. They can instantly make a room feel drab and unkempt. Give them some attention and you’ll be surprised at the difference you can make! Clean up Before you even think about ...

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DIY: Restoring Old Wooden Floorboards

Are your wooden floorboards getting you down? We don’t often realise how much old flooring can reduce the overall appeal of a room. If you don’t take care of your wooden surfaces, they’ll quickly deteriorate and start to look less impressive. Wooden floorboards can add either a modern or a rustic feel – depending on how you choose to finish ...

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How to Paint Your Garden Fence

Painting a garden fence should be simple, which it can be – so Rawlins Paints are here to tell you how to get the job done. Although the task may seem fairly straight forward, without the right tools you’ll find that you don’t get the professional finish you expect. Read on if you want the best garden fence on the ...

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Deck-spo (Decking – Inspiration)

Are you ready for some ‘Deck-spo’? That’s decking inspiration if you didn’t know! Just because it’s only decking, doesn’t mean that you can’t make it look exciting! You can use decking to turn an otherwise dull and non-functioning area into something more exciting in an instant! Outdoor bar If your decking has little use during summer, and you think it ...

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