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Painting the Walls around a Fireplace or Multi Fuel Stove

Within this post Rawlins Paints will be looking at common problems faced when painting fireplaces, around multi-fuel stoves and choosing a heat resistant paint for fireplace surrounds. It is these problems that can make picking the best fireplace paint a tricky task, but don’t worry, we’ve some advice on using flame-retardant systems too. Contents and Quick Links Click below to ...

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Passive Fire Protection (PFP): What You Need To Know

It could be said the best way to fight a fire is to ensure that it doesn’t even get started. In some situations, this is easier said than done – but in a lot of cases this could and should be the norm. Passive fire protection (PFP) could be the measure that saves a business premises from burning to the ...

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Protecting Exposed Steel In Your Extension From Fire

Extensions are extremely useful, on residential and commercial properties alike. They can be used to create space for storage, offices, workrooms, playrooms and much more. If your extension has exposed steelwork, you will need to protect it from potential fire damage. Exposed steelwork can either be practical or make an interesting design feature. Although steel is a sturdy material, you ...

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Protecting Exterior Timber from Fire

Fire damage can cause havoc in a building. If the fire becomes out of control, the damage may not be reversible. There are preventative measures you can use, to control the unfortunate outbreak of fire and reduce the risk. Here are two ways you can save your timber. Fire-Retardant Treatments A fire retardant is something that reduces the spread of ...

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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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Fire Protection Methods for Interior Timber

If you have timber on your interior, it’s likely you’ll worry about safety. If you’re in something like a commercial building, you’ll also have to think about fire safety. It can sound like a big job, but there are different ways you can protect your timber easily and for minimal expense. Try one of these three methods! Fire Retardant Paint ...

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