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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 […]