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Polytrol F.A.Q's

We get asked a lot of questions about our colour restorer Polytrol – understandably so as it is quite a unique product! So, we thought it would be a good idea to have a Polytrol FAQ’s post dedicated to our most popular questions to make it nice and easy for you to find the answers! […]

Sarah J Petchell barge with CIP and Owatrol Oil

A customer recently sent over some pictures where she used CIP and Owatrol Oil in the restoration of her 1930’s Dutch Motordekschuit barge. It’s a big project measuring in at 15m x 4m so is being tackled in small sections. She began by working on the starboard deck using both Owatrol CIP to help protect […]

Yacht checklist

Yacht maintenance checklist

Posted on in Marine

If you’re a yacht owner, we’re sure you are aware of how much the running costs are. Maintenance is not only recommended for safety but to also increase the longevity of the yacht. There are various things you can do to keep your yacht looking and operating at its best. Some will need to be […]

Raised garden beds

Protecting your wooden raised beds from the harsh Irish weather is highly recommended to increase their longevity. To do so, there are a few simple and effective steps you can take. Once your bed/s have been constructed, the best solution to offer the best protection is to treat them with a protective paint or oil […]

Aquadecks applied to wooden cladding

Timber cladding is becoming more and more popular, likely due to its great aesthetics, coupled with its easy maintenance. If looked after, wood cladding can not only look great, but can last for many years. How do I protect wood cladding? Step 1. Remove existing coatings Step 2. Neutralise your wood Step 3. Finish and […]

Man cleaning a boat with a pressure washer

Is the hull on your canal boat blacking in need of a touch-up? Are you new to owning a boat and not sure what you should do? Then this guide is for you! Regular blacking of your hull is vital to maintain the overall condition of your boat to keep it from rusting in the […]

lady pouring out resin

How to make resin art

Posted on in How To Guides

If you are of the creative mindset, you might have noticed the art of paint pouring become extremely popular this year. Similarly to acrylic paint pouring, we have noticed resin art has become very popular. And it’s easy to see why! Have you been thinking about creating your own resin art but are perhaps unsure […]

Various wallpapering tools

Whilst having a paintbrush, a roller and some masking tape is a good start for a decorating tool kit, there are a few more items you could add to make sure your decorating experience goes as smooth as possible. Just by simply adding a few cheap tools, you could save yourself a lot of time […]