Unfinished softwoods can be painted straight away as long as they do not have a previous wax, oil or silicone finish. All other woods should be left to weather for 6 weeks. Lightly sand to remove surface fibres and splinters.
Wipe the wood over with a lint-free cloth dampened with methylated spirit. Oily hardwoods should be painted soon after being wiped down with meths. How to prepare old garden wood. Old coating type finishes such as paints, varnishes and varnish type stains must be fully removed by sanding or with a product stripper / remover prior to painting.
Remove all traces of mould, algae and fungi with a stiff brush or scraper. Treat areas affected by mould, algae and fungi with a mould and mildew remover.
Wood can be cleaned with a suitable, exterior wood cleaner, prior to painting, if required. Any instances of wet rot can be treated with Ronseal Wet Rot Wood Hardener, and any existing woodworm eradicated with Ronseal Woodworm Killer. Any decayed wood should be removed and replaced with clean, sound timber. Make good any holes or minor imperfections with Ronseal High Performance Wood Filler or Ronseal Multi Purpose Wood Filler. Treat wood with a suitable wax, oil and silicon-free exterior wood preservative, if required.
Where possible, preserve all sides including end grain prior to application of Ronseal Garden Paint. Ensure that the wood is fully dry before painting. For best results, prime all wooden surfaces with Ronseal All Surface Primer and Undercoat - Exterior before applying Ronseal Garden Paint. Terracotta pots and other surfaces may need a good sanding / wire-brushing as they are often treated or glazed to protect them from rain and frost damage.
These treatments will reduce adhesion of the paint to the surface. Weathered terracotta needs to be water-bead tested.
If the water beads on the surface, sanding will be required to remove the surface coating before painting. If the water soaks in to the Terracotta, then the paint can be applied directly.Metal needs a suitable primer before painting with Ronseal Garden Paint. Use grey primer under darker colours, and white primer under lighter colours.
Remove any dust or loose material with a stiff brush before painting. This product is not suitable for walls prone to damp. Stir thoroughly before and periodically during application to ensure a consistent finish.
Apply a thin, even coat of Ronseal Garden Paint, following the grain appropriately with a synthetic brush (such as the Ronseal Fence Life Brush) or microfibre roller. Allow the first coat to dry for 4 hours. Apply a second and third coat as above.
If painting wooden garden furniture, allow 2 to 3 days before using or adding cushions and other soft furnishings. Top Tips: Always do a test area to assess product suitability and final finish. Don't apply in wet conditions or if rain, frost or snow is likely. Can be wiped clean with a damp, lint-free cloth and cleaned at regular intervals with a suitable, exterior wood cleaner, as required. If the finish becomes worn or tired looking over time, simply apply a fresh coat of Garden Paint, following the Preparation and Application instructions above.
Does Ronseal Garden Paint need an undercoat or primer? If you are using Garden Paint on a metal surface then you will need an appropriate primer such as Hammerite, otherwise you can simply get painting directly onto the wood.
Is Ronseal safe for animals? Once dry, this is safe for pets and animals. Can Garden paint be spray applied? It's thicker formula makes it less likely to drip when applying to vertical surfaces with a brush, but due to this we would not recommend using with a sprayer as it will likely clog. Wood Finishes Direct has over 65 years experience in the wood finishing market and supplies both the trade and the public with quality wood finishing products.
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In fact we can supply anything you need for finishing wood from a traditional wood stain to a pre-catalysed lacquer, matched to any colour of your choice. We can offer you the best prices and are confident that you will not find the same product for less. Items that are not in stock can normally be supplied within 1 week. Our company''s foundation is based on strong customer service values. Any wood related questions can be emailed or faxed and we will aim to reply the same day.
Feel free to put us to the test with any wood related problems and if we can''t help we should know a man who can! Package the goods securely to ensure they are not damaged in transit. The packaging in which the item was sent should only be used for the return if it is in good condition and continues to offer adequate protection for the goods. The item "Ronseal Garden Paint Various Colours for Outdoor Exterior Wood 2.5L FREE DEL" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Home, Furniture & DIY\DIY Materials\Paint, Stain & Varnish\Other Paint, Stain & Varnish".
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