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Monday
Jun092014

Read the instructions

I’ve been a tradie for over 30 years and one thing that amazes me most is how many people don’t take time to read the instructions fully or not at all before using a product!

Then, when everything goes wrong, it’s time to read the instructions!

Let’s start with paint.  Most paints can’t be applied below 10 degrees or above 35 degrees.  Dry times and re-coat times vary dramatically from brand to brand even from product to product.

What about compatibility with the surface or even the previous coatings? What about safety precautions?

All these things are usually found on the product label or on their website and if all else fails, most companies have a help line.

Spend 10 to 15 minutes reading the instructions and save yourself a whole lot of time and money. 

Like I always say, do it once, do it right!