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Painting in cold weather can extend the drying time of traditional solvent based enamels and varnishes quite significantly resulting in number of challenges that if not addressed can spoil the appearance of the paint finish and increase the amount of work required to rectify.

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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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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 a compressed straw ceiling can be achieved using conventional paints provided a few simple application techniques are followed.

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Can you match the colour on my walls at the moment even though I can’t find an old tin?

21 Dec, 2011

Sure can. If you could bring in a sample of the old paint then we are able to scan it and match it accurately. If you can bring in a sample bigger that a 50-cent piece that would help.

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Most paint manufactures recommend that you use a premium synthetic roller cover with a hair length (nap) of 10mm to 12mm for flat or low sheen paint onto a smooth surface.

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