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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.

  • 06:52 Popular How to paint over render

    How to paint over render

    by Admin Added 1,981 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    Zinsser Gardz | Drywall sealer/primer

    by Admin Added 650 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

  • 10:27 Popular Zinsser ALLCOAT | painting timber

    Zinsser ALLCOAT | painting timber

    by Admin Added 1,099 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

  • 02:29 Popular How to paint new plaster

    How to paint new plaster

    by Admin Added 2,939 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