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The importance of environmentally friendly paints

We are in the era where green is the fad. Everything green is liable to turn heads, from green cars to green energy to green paints. But like all fads, will the green bug simply die away? Not likely. ‘Green’ or environmentally friendly paints provide a compelling reason to believe that the future is indeed […]

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We would like to paint both our indoor and outdoor woodwork with eicó satin. Can we use the same primer for both indoor and out door?

It is simpler to use one product for both – we would recommend using Aqua Grepp Alterior primer.

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Can I paint directly over wallpaper?

Normally yes. Ideally it is always best to strip the wall if you are planning on painting it, but if you want to make your life easier, then you can paint directly onto it depending on the wallpaper. If the wallpaper has a gloss or is shiny, the water-based eicó may not react well with […]

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My bathroom looks like it has an oil based gloss paint on it. Can I paint straight on to it using eicó paint?

No you cannot paint a water-based paint directly on to an oil product. We would recommend that you paint it with Aqua Grepp Alterior primer before applying the eicó paint.

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What is the actual name of the so-called VOC 2010 legislation?

What is the actual name of the so-called VOC 2010 legislation?

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Does this mean that Paints will no longer be thinned with White Spirits?

Does this mean that Paints will no longer be thinned with White Spirits?

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What is the legislation about?

What is the legislation about?

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When will the new VOC limits come into force?

When will the new VOC limits come into force?

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What are the paint manufacturers doing about this?

What are the paint manufacturers doing about this?

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What are VOCs?

What are VOCs?

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