If the paint has ever been mixed with water, there is a strong likelihood that bacteria has settled in the paint, producing mold and mildew.If paint has been frozen and thawed a number of times, its smooth consistency is lost, and it becomes clumpy.The secret of a good finish is to keep a wet edge ie make sure the ‘cut in’ area is still wet when you join to the rolled area or vice versa.This is why it is best to paint one wall at a time.A two part epoxy based hygienic wall coating which has excellent wear/abrasion and chemical resistance.It is easy to clean on several surfaces, particularly ceramic tiles.Proper storage is essential to ensuring the maximum lifespan of paint.
Alternative fillers are also widely available to meet special requirements, such as specific wood fillers or fine surface fillers. Emulsion paint for walls and ceilings can be applied direct to old painted surfaces, once cleaned and sanded, with two coats normally being required. For bare plasterboard (drylined surfaces), you must apply a primer/sealer to the surface before coating with emulsion.A room should be well ventilated when you are painting.Have windows open to provide a good flow of fresh air.We also have a great range of paints and sealers that come in both clear and several other colours that can be used on surfaces such as tarmac, bitumen, asphalt, acrylic and block paving we also supply pot hole and patch repair material for use on driveways and paths that are in need of repair.These high quality driveway, patio and cycle lane paints, sealers and coatings are only the very best products that are available on the market and we also have hard wearing resin bond which can be used to completely transform your driveways and paths.Any rusty areas must be primed with a metal or all-purpose primer first.When this is dry, the finishing paint may then be applied. A light sand with a fine grade of sandpaper between coats of paint will provide the best finish. Pure bristle brushes for solvent based paint (like gloss) and synthetic bristle brushes for water based paint (like emulsion).If painting the whole room, start with the ceiling first, then the walls and then doors, windows and skirting.Always try to start painting windows at the start of the day, so that they can be left in an open position to dry thoroughly before closing them again at night, thus preventing them from sticking.When estimating paint quantities, it is best to be guided by your chosen paint manufacturer’s guidelines.If you are finishing with eggshell or satin on wood, simply apply two coats of the chosen finish.Radiators may be painted (while off and cold) with either eggshell (for amatt finish) or undercoat and gloss for a shiny finish.If a wall has minor surface imperfections such as lines between remaining emulsion paint and bare plaster that cannot be sanded down to a smooth edge, hang lining paper before repainting.