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Nobody knows paint like Crowies! Our team members have many years' collective experience and love sharing their wisdom with customers.

That's why it's always worth keeping across our Hints & Tips. Think of it as your painting knowledge centre. It's the place where we post great ideas and top tricks about all things paint – and if you can't find what you're looking for here, give us a shout – we're always happy to help!

This photograph was taken in a holiday home that was renovated at the end of 2014. As you can see in the image the enamel paint on the woodwork has yellowed dramatically in a little over 12 months.

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These before and after photos show what an amazing transformation and modernisation can be achieved with a fresh coat of paint on a holiday shack on the River Murray

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Old, tired looking aluminium boats can have their appearance enhanced and lifespan extended with a new paint job that can easily be done as a DIY project. (photographs courtesy of Norglass Marine Paints)

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Crowies Paints is pleased announce the availability of Chalked Paint in their stores

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Red Gum Bench Top Coated With Norglass Liquid Glass

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Crowies Paints are proud to be the stockists of Norglass Specialty Finishes

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Painting laminate or melamine cupboard doors is an inexpensive way to refresh the appearance of kitchens and bathrooms. It is critical however that the surfaces are thoroughly prepared to ensure the desired results are achieved.

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Selecting the right paint gloss level, colour and application tools is extremely important to ensure the success of your painting project. Here are a few tips to consider.

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Preparing Surfaces To Eliminate Surface Imperfections

21 Jan, 2016

Conventional paints only have a limited ability to mask surface imperfections. Don’t underestimate the importance of preparing surfaces thoroughly to achieve a smoother, more even finish. Between coats you may need to sand off any bumps or re-fill any imperfections before applying the next coat.

Painting Before The First Coat Is Dry

21 Jan, 2016

Never try to paint over an area that has partly dried as the brush or roller can pick up the first coat resulting in unsightly brush marks and uneven roller texture.

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