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Fishing boat at sea

In the event of something bad happening to your boat you will want to be sure you are safely covered. Boat insurance isn’t actually a legal requirement in most states. However, this doesn’t mean it is not worth having. When investing thousands of dollars into something like a boat, it is generally recommended to insure it. […]

Pergola in a garden

Building and installing a pergola in your garden isn’t as complicated as it may seem. We will take you through step by step and show you what you need and how to do it. What is a pergola? Planning Materials Tools Installation Step 1 – Fixing the upright posts Step 2 – Fixing the main […]

sailor looking out to sea

Do you know your pushpit from your pulpit and your aft from your auxiliary? If you don’t want to be left high and dry, it’s important to know all of the sailing terms before you set sail on the open seas. Sailing jargon, which is packed with technical terms, can seem intimidating at the start. […]

multi-levelled raised garden bed

Have you ever wanted to build a raised garden bed but are unsure of how to go about it? Well we’re here to show you how! Building anything from scratch can seem a little daunting, but we’re here to show you just how easy it is to build your very own raised garden bed! There […]

How to remove rust from metal

Rust, or iron oxide, can be aesthetically pleasing to some, but others may find it unsightly and if not removed or maintained can be the cause of irreparable damage. If you have found a tool, a metal fence or even patio tiles that have succumbed to rust, there are a few ways of removing it. […]

Transyl being applied to a motor

It is very easy for your precious things to become damaged due to the effects of rust. Unfortunately, it’s incredibly easy for metal to rust so we recommend using a rust inhibitor to protect it from the elements. To understand why you need a rust inhibitor, we firstly need to understand what creates rust in […]

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 […]