Entries by Ayold

The Best Paint Brands in South Africa

Finding the best interior paint brands for your home Picking the right paint brands for your renovation or decoration job can be difficult when there are so many choices out there. One of the biggest choices – and commitments – you make when you buy or redecorate is the interior paint. Whether you are setting […]

Milk Paint

Milk paint – the natural choice of furniture paint Milk paint is the 100% natural cousin to chalk paint that is muscling in on the furniture painting scene. Technically not at all new, the process behind milk paint has been used for thousands of years. Nowadays it is the richly pigmented competitor currently taking over […]

Chemical Paint Strippers for Metal

The best chemical paint strippers – Stripping paint off metal at home Whether you want to respray or repaint your metal furniture, renew defective coating from motorcycle and bike parts, recoat a tank, or remove graffiti stains, the first step to a successful project is to strip the paint off the metal surfaces. For that […]

How to properly paint a room

How to properly paint a room – DIY Guide There’s a reason we put off room painting for months and even years. Though picking out the best room colour and arguing about whether or not to have a feature wall may fill us with joy, the actual act of painting a room is faced with […]

Chalk paint

Renew furniture finish with chalk paint Do you hate that old dresser with the scratches and dings? Or maybe that dated coffee table no longer works with your scheme, or the stains on the sideboard get you down. If you look at a tired bit of furniture and ache to replace it there is an […]

Remove Antifouling Paint

The complete antifouling removal guide No one likes stripping antifouling. When you pull your boat out of the water to find the antifouling looking rough as guts with excessive layer buildup, cratering, peeling, flaking, or blisters appearing across the hull, you can’t put it off any longer. And there is no getting round it; removing […]

Powder Coating Removal

Powder coating removal – the complete guide When it comes to why you might need powder coating removal, there can be a number of causes. It might be due to a coating failure, the need to update and refinish, or cleaning racks and hangers after a successful coating, but sometimes you need to strip a […]

Clear epoxy casting resin

Clear epoxy casting resin for epoxy table, epoxy resin tops and more Everyone has seen those tabletops decorated with embedded pennies, or the collections of resinated insects quietly waiting for their revenge in their shiny clear epoxy prison. It seems like everyone has a clear epoxy resin craft project in the works. Whether it is […]

Corrosion Under Insulation Coatings SA

Insulate against corrosion with Corrosion Under Insulation Coatings Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) is the insidious problem causing billions of Rand in damage and loss every single year. It is of grave concern to facility owners, plant operators, engineers, and workers across industry, from oil and gas to chemical and other process industries. It is estimated […]

Cementitious Waterproofing South Africa

Cementitious waterproofing protects against water, salt, and corrosion Concrete is a durable and strong construction material that is relied upon for buildings, bridges, tanks, dams, pools, pipes, and drains, just to name a few. However, concrete is porous and permeable; water and water vapour can penetrate concrete and cause deterioration and damage, especially in cases […]

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Powder Coating Prices South Africa

A complete guide to powder coating prices in South Africa Looking for powder coating prices in South Africa? Do you wish to let rims or wheels powder coated, or are you looking to apply powder coatings yourself? Whatever your powder coating needs are, you have come to the right place! In this article we explain […]

Anti Graffiti Paint ZA

Anti graffiti paint helps combat vandalism & protects the value of your property In South Africa graffiti has long roots deep in the country’s history; it is a way to express an opinion, a tool towards social change and a form of public art. However, graffiti is also a form of vandalism, a practise that […]

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Anti Urine Paint in South Africa

Protect your property and support clean environment with anti urine paint Public urination is an offence under the common law and punishable with a fine here in South Africa, but this does not seem to be deterring the offenders, as a stroll through any city on a Sunday morning will show. Nasty smells and stains […]

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Fire resistant paint for increased safety in South Africa

A complete guide to fire resistant paint in South Africa Fire resistant paint, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental buildings. In South Africa the rule of thumb is: the higher the building, the longer the material needs to […]