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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 […]

painting tips

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 […]

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 […]

lake in the winter

Now really is the time to winter-proof your boat. If you find it all a little daunting and are not sure where to start, then you’re in luck! This post will help assist you in making sure you give your boat all the TLC needed before giving your boat a rest. Check your hull When checking your […]

5 uses for polytrol

What is Polytrol? Polytrol is a deep penetrating oil which restores the original color and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, gelcoats, metals and more! It penetrates deep into the surface and re-wets the pigments to restore their lustre and *color which has been lost through exposure to sunlight, rain and pollution. When used on tarnished […]