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Painting videos


This section contains videos about DIY painting.

 

Painting can be difficult, especially if you do not know which paints should be used on which materials. Here we have videos showing how to paint common DIY materials such as tiles, metal and MDF.

  • 04:38 Popular How to fix a rusty corner bead

    How to fix a rusty corner bead

    by Admin Added 448 Views / 0 Likes

    A rusty corner bead or a rusty angle bead can be a real problem to fix and must be done correctly because if you try to paint or paper over it without fixing the rusty bead first the rust will eventually come through the paint or paper. This video shows h

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  • 06:38 Popular How to prepare a damaged wall for painting

    How to prepare a damaged wall for painting

    by Admin Added 649 Views / 0 Likes

    Plastering a wall with a skim coat of plaster should always be a last resort as it can add days to a job by the time the plaster has dried enough to be painted. This video shows how to prepare a badly damaged wall and make it look like brand new.Firstly t

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  • 05:26 Popular Zinsser Gardz | Drywall sealer/primer

    Zinsser Gardz | Drywall sealer/primer

    by Admin Added 320 Views / 0 Likes

    Zinsser Gardz is a high performance sealer that can repair damaged drywall or lining paper, it can also eliminate bubbles. This primer can also be used to seal skim coats of plaster, can be used to prime drywall/plasterboard giving it a hard and durable f

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  • 03:46 Popular Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    Gyproc Easi-fill | Gyproc Easi filler

    by Admin Added 672 Views / 0 Likes

    Gyproc Easi-fill was originally made for filling the joints between sheets of plasterboard or drywall once they had been fixed to the wall using the direct bond method. I know decorators that have been using it as a filler for years and now Gyproc have re

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  • 03:36 Popular How to paint a metal radiator

    How to paint a metal radiator

    by Admin Added 691 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to paint a radiator using Zinsser perma white. There are three separate radiators in this video, one is in a bathroom, which is rusty at the bottom. This radiator is sanded to remove the rust, then treated with a rust convertor before

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  • 04:46 Popular How to paint a yellowed kitchen ceiling

    How to paint a yellowed kitchen ceiling

    by Admin Added 660 Views / 0 Likes

    When painting a kitchen ceiling it is critical to choose the correct type of paint or else you might find that it needs repainting much sooner than you thought. In this video I clean a dirty, yellowed ceiling and then paint it with some Zinsser cover stai

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  • 03:19 Popular How to repair a crack in a wall

    How to repair a crack in a wall

    by Admin Added 805 Views / 0 Likes

    Cracks can often appear in plastered or drywall walls due to settlement or slight movement. In most cases the cracks are nothing to worry about and are only cosmetic. These cracks in the plaster or cracks in the drywall can easily be fixed using a suitabl

  • 10:27 Popular Zinsser ALLCOAT | painting timber

    Zinsser ALLCOAT | painting timber

    by Admin Added 756 Views / 0 Likes

    Zinsser ALLCOAT is a unique paint that is a primer and top coat combined. Simply apply the first coat (which acts as a primer) then apply a second coat which becomes the top coat. Zinsser ALLCOAT is water based and very quick drying and can be recoated in

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  • 06:46 Popular Mirka Deros review

    Mirka Deros review

    by Admin Added 865 Views / 1 Likes

    The Mirka Deros is much better at sanding than traditional sanding machines. This machine is much quitter and easier to use than most other orbital sanders. The Mirka Deros can also be used with either the 125mm pad or the 150mm backing pad making this ma

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  • 02:51 Popular Rustoleum Rust Reformer | Paint rusty metal

    Rustoleum Rust Reformer | Paint rusty metal

    by Admin Added 1,214 Views / 0 Likes

    Painting rust metal used to be a difficult and time consuming job. Now it has been made much easier with special primers such as Rustoleum's Rust reformer. Simply brush off any loose rust using a wire brush, wipe clean with methylated spirits and then pai

  • 05:53 Popular Painting metal using Rustoleum

    Painting metal using Rustoleum

    by Admin Added 1,122 Views / 0 Likes

    When painting metal you can acheive the best results by cleaning the metal before applying the primer and then the top coat. This video shows how to get good results using Rustoleum spray paint.

  • 01:12 Popular Paint brush and roller care

    Paint brush and roller care

    by Admin Added 1,767 Views / 0 Likes

    Paint brushes and rollers can often be wrapped in cling film to prevent the paint from hardening, this is much easier and quicker than cleaning the brush each time.

  • 02:29 Popular How to paint new plaster

    How to paint new plaster

    by Admin Added 2,615 Views / 0 Likes

    When painting new plaster it is important to leave the plaster as long as possible to dry before applying the paint. You also need to use the correct paint! It is also a good idea to paint over any angle beading using a suitable primer such as Zinsser 123

  • 06:52 Popular How to paint over render

    How to paint over render

    by Admin Added 1,767 Views / 0 Likes

    Render walls can be painted with a suitable masonry paint, however it is essential that the render is stabilised first.

  • 04:52 Popular Painting over tiles

    Painting over tiles

    by Admin Added 1,516 Views / 0 Likes

    Here some old tiles are cleaned and then primed with Zinsser 123 plus, then 2 coats of Zinsser Perma-White

  • 04:37 Popular Painting MDF using Zinsser B.I.N and Zinsser Perma-white

    Painting MDF using Zinsser B.I.N and Zinsser Perma-white

    by Admin Added 1,789 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we paint a previously painted MDF bath panel using Zinsser B.I.N

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