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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boat on a 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 […]

Side view of Narrowboat revived with Marine Polytrol

We have recently received some photos from a happy customer that used Marine Polytrol to revive their narrowboat – did you know that Marine Polytrol can be used on boats too? What is Marine Polytrol? Marine Polytrol is a deep penetrating oil which restores the original color and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, metals, […]

Metal protection guide

Following the success of our Woodcare Guide, Fencing Guide and Decking Guide we have written a new guide for our Masters in Metal Protection which includes Product Spotlights for each of our metal protection products. This includes information about what they are and when to use them. Along with in-depth application instructions, example case studies and reviews, images for […]