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Mabati Gauge and Thickness; Everything You Need To Know

You’ve probably heard your fundi or contractor mention it before; Gauge 30, Gauge 28, Gauge 26, and so forth. But what does that refer to?Well, simply put, the Gauge simply refers to the thickness of your Mabati(roofing sheets) . The...

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Rust Guard Metal Primer(Water based)

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The new generation water based 100% Acrylic non toxic anti-corrosive metal primer for use on degreased galvanized steel and rust free, clean dry mild steel. PRODUCT FEATURES An anti-corrosive primer suitable for use in tropical environments. Suitable for...

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Durabond-Tile Adhesive

Durabond is a cementitious, polymer modified tile adhesive. It contains highest grades of cement, fillers, polymers and chemical additives to give it unique properties. Uses Durabond is suitable for fixing : Wall and floor tiles Ceramic and Mosaic tiles Granite...

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DuraCoat Fungicidal Wash

DuraCoat Fungicidal wash is an anti-fungal solution containing potent fungicides that are effective against fungal and algae growth. Finish :Clear Advantages: Duracoat Fungicidal wash is designed for use in areas which are prone to algae or fungal attack. Such areas...

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Priming Wood Surfaces

Surface preparation of wooden surfaces is vital as it ensures good long lasting adhesion. Always ensure the wood is dry. Sandpaper smooth and finely round-off sharp edges, then dust off. Oily timber should be thoroughly wiped clean with a cloth...

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Priming Metal Surfaces

Different types of metals demand different systems in preparing the surface coating and decoration. The correct choise of primer is essential. In major construction such as a power station, bridges, chemical plants, industrial buildings etc steel is used and needs...

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Inspiring exterior colours ideas for 2021

Exterior paint schemes typically involve three colours;the dominant colour used to paint the walls, the secondary colour used to paint such areas as patios and verandas, and the trim colour, used to accent such areas as, eaves, posts and window...

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4 Best Ways to Get Rid of Paint Oduor

Be it interior emulsions, exterior paints, or texture paints – every paint contains chemicals which release exasperating fumes. The problem of irritating odor is particularly prominent in newly painted homes. Mostly, ensuring proper ventilation can be a solution for getting...

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Oil based or Water based Paint?

Determining which type of paint is most suitable for you and your paint project’s needs is an important step of completing your project. Check out the below information as we break down the difference between water and oil based paints,...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the frequently asked questions in regards to applying paints. We hope you find this informative and if you have any further inquiries, leave your questions in the comments box below and will get you answered.

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10 Modern Stylish TV Cabinet Designs

A TV Cabinet is often one of the main elements of the interior, so the background and decorative walls should be in harmony with both the TV and and the TV cabinet. A popular trend is the installation of recesses...

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9 Best Interior Design Colours for 2021

Home Wall Painting & Colour Combination indeed keeps changing with the trends. Now, people are looking for something that is not the traditional creams and whites. With a change in mentality and trends, people look forward to expressing themselves with...

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Interior Design for Small Spaces

  Interior design is about much more than merely having good taste. Designing elegant and chic interiors requires knowledge, resourcefulness and creativity, especially in small spaces. As with most art forms, interior design is highly subjective; however, with the right...

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Color Theory and Terminology

Theories abound about how surfaces affect mood, atmosphere, comfort, and the basic ways a space is inhabited. The different ways in which designers approach these ideas have created some of the most challenging and thoughtful expressions of what an interior...

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Ladders

Ladder Features An important consideration when selling a ladder is its construction. • Wood ladders are non-conductive when clean and dry, but heavy. • Fiberglass ladders offer a favorable blend of the more desirable qualities of wood and aluminum. It’s...

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Paint Sheens

About Paint Sheens Paints are available in different gloss levels, or how shiny the paint is. • Flat paints leave a duller (or “matte”) finish without shine. Flat paints are usually applied to ceilings and irregular wall surfaces to help...

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Duracoat Real Roc

Duracoat Real Roc range of textured finishes are formulated by using Light fast pigments, special type of resin, tough aggregates, unique additives to resist fungus, algae and mould growth. It protects the exterior surfaces from rain, sun and dust. Product...

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DURACOAT ACRYLIC ROOF PAINT

Product Description: Duracoat Acrylic Roof Paint is a durable and weather resistant roof coating ideal for tiled roofs and cement based surfaces. Superior pigments ensure the colour remains true for along time. Finish: Matt Application: By Roller, Brush or Spray....

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DURACOAT EMULSION UNDERCOAT

Product Description: A premium quality smooth flowing primer that provides excellent abrasion and sealing characteristics for interior surfaces. Ideally suitable for soft boards, gypsum, hardboard and cement plaster. Finish: Matt Application: By brush, roller or spray. Thinning: Supplied ready for...

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