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How To Professionally Paint uPVC Doors and Windows

Most homes and businesses in the UK today have uPVC doors and window frames. Their very low-maintenance and high weather resistance was revolutionary when white uPVC windows and doors became widely available in the UK in the 1980’s – but that was a long time ago. These days, business premises such as shops, offices and services can often change tenants, ...

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Food Safe Paint or Hygiene Coating? Which is needed for what.

Quick-link index: Food Safe Paint? Or Hygiene Coating? Food safe paint for risk of BPA Hygiene Coatings for Health & Safety Hygiene coatings for YOUR industry Certified Food Safe Paints Collection Still unsure? Give us a call! The food and beverage industry is a hard-hitting, fast-paced environment that demands food safe, hygiene awareness no matter the rush. Picture the scenes ...

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That Moment When You Realise You Can Paint Over Rust

Are you looking at your rusty surfaces feeling stumped? Wondering what paint to use on rusted metal? Can you paint over rust? Or maybe you’ve just not been able to get round to it. Well, you don’t have to struggle any longer. It is possible to give rust a complete makeover turning it around. It’s simple to paint over it ...

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The Difference Between Damp Proof Paint and Anti-Condensation Paint

Although they seem very similar, damp and condensation are different issues and require different solutions. Hence, there is also a significant difference between damp proof paint and anti-condensation paint. It does boil down to the same thing: moisture is either finding a way into your property or cannot find a way out. A healthy property needs to breathe, with good ...

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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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Waterproof Paints – Dispelling the Myths

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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How to Paint Stainless Steel

Are you looking for ways on how to paint stainless steel, but are finding that the products you are using don’t adhere to the surface? Rawlins Paints take a look at the best stainless steel paints and primers for commercial and industrial purposes. Quick Links – Click To Jump To Section: In this article on painting over stainless steel, Rawlins ...

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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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