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Asbestos and Paint Stripping

August 29, 2017
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How paint stripping on asbestos surfaces works Asbestos is deadly. Till the 1970s, it was regarded as a wonder material due to its fireproof properties. It was a popular choice for insulation material, roofs, and ceilings. Prior to 1984, it…

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A Licence to Strip Paint

August 23, 2017
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Queensland Federal Government to implement safety measures for amusement parks, which include paint stripping and safety work An industrial manslaughter law is set to be introduced by the Queensland Federal Government. There will be emphasis on improving safety at amusement…

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Speedheater Cobra: for Wood Stripping Tool?

August 21, 2017
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Is the Speedheater Cobra a game changer for chemical-free wood stripping? On both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, there is one tool that has taken the wood stripping world by storm. So much so that it has been flying off…

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Paint Stripper and Vehicle Vandalism

August 10, 2017
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Premium Doors and Furniture looks at why paint stripper is commonly used to vandalise cars Besides water and pigeon faeces, there is one agent that wreaks havoc on your vehicle. It is the stuff we use for our doors and…

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Door Dipping: Hot or Cold?

July 19, 2017
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An absolute beginner’s guide to door dipping: the difference between hot and cold dipping varieties How many dips have you come across in your lifetime? Choc Dips (those snacks with a chocolate dip and some phallic biscuits)? Double dips? Pond…

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PeelAway and the Poultice Method

July 17, 2017
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PeelAway: what has it got that other paint strippers lack and why does the poultice method work? If this blog of ours tops your reading list, you would have come across the stories on chemical based paint stripping. Or non-chemical…

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Dichloromethane and the Ozone Layer

June 30, 2017
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How dichloromethane is stymieing efforts to restore the ozone layer Back in 1985, we first knew about the hole in our ozone layer which protects us from the sun’s UV rays. With a hole in the ozone layer, this enables…

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In Video: Bed Frame Restoration Clips

June 15, 2017
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A collection of bed frame restoration clips We at Premium Doors and Furniture among our furniture stripping projects cover bedrooms. Not only bedroom furniture, but also antique bed frames. Reflecting this, we have before your very eyes, a collection of…

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The Joy of Stripped Furniture

June 13, 2017
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How stripped furniture – upcycled or restored to its former glory – is a more environmentally friendly alternative to buying new furniture Usually, new furniture doesn’t last as long as antique furniture. You could buy an antique wardrobe that is…

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Video: Furniture Stripping or Staining?

June 2, 2017
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Should you strip or stain your furniture? We at Premium Doors and Furniture do a good line in furniture stripping and stripping. You may wonder whether your beloved chair needs to have its coating stripped, or a staining. The first…

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