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grey wood pool deck

Owning a pool is an amazing luxury that when looked after will last you years and years. Whether you choose to use yours for keeping fit and getting in those laps, or you just want somewhere to cool off the main element of pool ownership should never be forgotten; maintenance. If you do not maintain […]

hardwood decking finished with D1 Pro

Having a garden deck has now become extremely popular and due to its popularity, a variety of materials are now available to suit everyone. Hardwood decking was the number 1 material for many years, but as times have changed so have people’s needs and budgets. To get a fair comparison of the two, we need […]

Boat on the sea

Spring is now officially here, so now you can finally get your boat Summer ready! The time has come to de-winterise your boat and get ready to go cruising around the water again. We know this is a task every boat owner wants to get on with, but do you know how to get your […]

How to strip wood

We’ve been tackling the difficult process of stripping wood. Whether you’re stripping wood oils from your decking or paint from your garden furniture we can help you to find the most appropriate stripper and teach you how to use it. Here we are going to cover: The Owatrol Wood Stripper Range Why The Previous Coating […]

man painting and protecting metal with CIP

Do you have a metal gate, fence or piece of furniture in your yard that you want to paint but are not sure how to go about doing so? Some people are put off of painting metal surfaces as they can be a little tricky to get a good finish. However, you need not to […]

A hardwood deck with seating area

Are you looking to get a deck installed this Summer? Perhaps you’re already looking into it but are unsure of exactly what you want/need. Or maybe you already have a deck installed but want to give it a makeover? We have created our top 10 decking ideas to help inspire you and make the most […]

circular hardwood deck finished with Textrol

With Spring well and truly here, the weather will only be getting nicer, with more sunshine and warmer temperatures. This time of year, people want to spend more time outdoors, breathing in the fresh air and relaxing in their gardens. So why not do it on a deck! Garden decks create extra living space for […]

Two men with a mail box that has had Polytrol used on it

Tony from Promain has teamed up with Gary from Owatrol to create this demonstration video using Polytrol to revive the color and shine of a mail box! What is Polytrol? Polytrol is a deeply saturating oil which restores the original color and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, gelcoats, metals, and other surfaces. Polytrol demonstration […]

Instagram logo for 500 followers

We have just passed 500 followers on our Instagram page! Since creating our Instagram page in July 2017, we have shared with you our fantastic products, showcased new and exciting products, as well as sharing our customers hard work on a wide variety of projects. We love seeing and showcasing your work, so if you […]

Prime your walls prior to painting

We have all heard of paint primers but are they necessary, and if so, what kind of primer do you need? Why should I use a primer? If you are looking for a nice uniform looking paint job then primers really are the way to go. Primers lay the foundation and give the surface a […]

buying paint brushes

This guide to buying paint brushes will help you understand the difference in brushes and which ones will be better suited for your particular project. With so many different types of brushes in a variety of bristle materials, it can be very confusing as to which brush/s you require. Types of brushes Standard brush Available […]

variety of paint brushes

Painting and decorating may seem simple at first glance, but there are many things that can easily be overlooked. This could easily result in an entire project needing to be re-done. When you do something as important as painting or redecorating, you want to make sure you do a good job.  Generally speaking, the color/s […]

How to remove and prevent mould

Have you found mold patches along your walls or ceilings? Are you unsure of how to get rid of it for good? Many people struggle with mold problems in their homes and sadly, if left untreated, it can cause all sorts of problems. What is mold & why do I have it? Mold is a […]

Can Isle Marine is one of our top 10 marinas in the US & Canada

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about our next vacation. The problem is, there are so many great marinas in both the US and Canada, so you’re going to be spoilt for choice. If you’re wondering where you should take your boat on your precious time away from work, then look […]

Christmas DIY

If you love DIY and Christmas, this is the blog post for you! With Christmas around the corner, there is still time for getting the last Christmas DIY bits and bobs in place before the big day! Christmas DIY trends this year are simplistic yet beautiful. There are lots more modern/contemporary decorations this year, bringing the […]