Amine Blush and Amine Bloom

Posted by Regal Paints on October 5, 2017

Amine Blush and Amine Bloom of Epoxy Binder Systems in Protective Coatings can present a challenge. Blushing can occur when epoxy binder systems are applied under cold / humid conditions. Amine blush is a negative side effect of the normal curing reaction which can appear on the coating or flooring surface. This problem can appear in various forms; gloss reduction; grey cloudiness; a greasy / waxy layer or as white patches or crystals. In some instances it amine blush may not be immediately obvious. Unfortunately, on contact with humidity or moisture, the coated areas can show tell-tale opaque white marks. These white discolourations can appear during cure or even after the cure is completed. Although the white discolouration that appears is water soluble, it won't in reality wipe off easily with water, thinners or solvents. As a result, the only way to remove it is by dry or wet sanding after the binder has cured completely. Read this article

Amine Blush and Amine Bloom

Applying Epoxy Floor Paint – The Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid!

Posted by Regal Paints on September 26, 2017

Want to get it right when applying epoxy floor paint? If you are looking at carrying out a DIY garage floor epoxy installation, you may wish to consider this ESSENTIAL CHECKLIST in order to avoid the most frequently occurring errors made by people when applying a floor paint in a garage setting. These 5 mistakes represent around 95% of all issues frequently associated with either the failure of epoxy floor projects or unsuccessful garage floor appearance.

People frequently apply their own garage floor coatings, often with considerable success. When embarking on a garage floor paint project, home owners imagine the end result and anticipate the improvement in appearance it will make to their home. After all the expectation, you owe it to yourself to avoid the disappointment when a project falls short of the imagined results. We have years experience in the floor paint industry and are happy to provide our advice on what to watch out for when applying epoxy floor paint.

So here is our list of common epoxy installation mistakes... Read this article

Applying Epoxy Floor Paint – The Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid!

Concrete Paint – What to look out for

Posted by Regal Paints on September 19, 2017

Concrete paint is incredibly versatile! Few products are able to improve and transform the appearance of your garage floor as cost effectively as a suitable garage floor paint. While many homes have tired, ugly garage floors, choosing a floor paint that compliments your home and is of a high quality can transform a very ordinary space into part of your home to be really proud of! Read this article

Concrete Paint – What to look out for

Epoxy Resin Floor Paint – Cold Weather Tips

Posted by Regal Paints on September 12, 2017

We are frequently asked about the best conditions to apply Epoxy Resin Floor Paint and whether cold weather has any effect on the success of using floor paint. When the temperatures start dropping across the country, it's a good time to share some tips about applying epoxy floor paint in colder weather. Winter isn’t too late for your epoxy flooring project. Read this article

Epoxy Resin Floor Paint – Cold Weather Tips

Epoxy Garage Floor Paint – Hot Tyre Pickup

Posted by Regal Paints on September 6, 2017

Are you considering using epoxy garage floor paint? Perhaps the main concern expressed by people considering using Epoxy Garage Floor Paint on a project is a phenomenon called, in the trade, "Hot Tyre Pickup" otherwise known as "Hot Tyre Lift". Many people who choose a light duty garage floor paint can have that brief moment of satisfaction on a completed job quickly ruined by a surface that then peels away following contact with a hot tyre! This article looks at the causes of Hot Tyre Pickup, the issues people often experience with inferior epoxy coatings, the importance of proper cleaning and preparation, and the value of using a suitable primer. Read this article

Epoxy Garage Floor Paint – Hot Tyre Pickup

Floor Painting Preparation

Posted by Regal Paints on August 8, 2017

How important is floor painting preparation? To make sure your floor painting project is a success you need to first ask yourself the question “Do I need to prepare the floor before applying garge floor paint ?”. The short answer is that it depends on the condition of the floor! Read this article

Floor Painting Preparation

Garage Floor Paint Projects

Posted by Regal Paints on August 1, 2017

Garage Floor Paint Projects - When you have a garage floor to paint and need to choose a suitable industrial floor paint, make sure you choose the right product for the job. Regal Floor Paints have many years of experience in the production, supply and specification of garage floor paint for a whole range of projects. In this section we will share some examples of the Garage Floor Paint Projects we have undertaken with a range of clients. Read this article

Garage Floor Paint Projects

Regal Round Up – January: Painting & Productivity

Posted by Regal Paints on February 1, 2017

A very warm welcome back to the Regal Round Up during this especially chilly spell! Cold weather always makes us feel like nesting and investing some time in making the spaces we occupy just a little bit nicer and neater.

If your interiors (or exteriors, if you're prepared to brave the chill!) are in need of a spruce up, we stock top quality, affordable paints for both DIYers as well as painters and decorators. We've also compiled a brand new round up, stocked with painting and decorating inspiration which will get you in the mood for your next project...

This month; find out how the power of interior design can improve student performance at school, get some tips on sprucing up your restaurant and transform your home office into a haven. Read this article

Regal Round Up – January: Painting & Productivity

Regal Round Up – January: Office Updates & Spray Paint

Posted by Regal Paints on January 9, 2017

Happy New Year, readers! Have you made a New Year's resolution to spruce up your space in 2017? Perhaps you're a painter or decorator looking for some fresh ideas to bring to your work this year? Whether you're an old pro or a fledgling DIYer, we've compiled some fantastic blogs and posts which will inspire you with great interior design and teach you plenty of tricks of the trade too.

This month; get some great ideas for office redecoration, learn how to paper a feature wall from a pro and discover the pros and cons of spray painting your walls. Read this article

Regal Round Up – January: Office Updates & Spray Paint

Special Offer Floor Paint

Posted by Regal Paints on December 12, 2016

15% OFF All Products - Limited Time Only
Ends 16th December.
Enter 15OFF at the checkout. Read this article

Special Offer Floor Paint

Regal Round Up – December: Accent Walls & Chalkboard Paint

Posted by Regal Paints on November 28, 2016

Hello! Are you in the process of getting cosy at home for Christmas yet? Whether you're welcoming a whole troop of guests through the door this season or want to create a snug environment in which to shut out the outside world, we've compiled a whole bunch of blogs which will inspire you to give your home a refresh and a revamp this winter.

Each month we equip talented painters, decorators and DIYers with the paints and products they need to create great finishes, but we also hook them up with inspiration from the best of the world wide web...

This month; go brighter to give your space a refresh, update your youngster's room with an accent wall and go all out with chalkboard paint! Read this article

Regal Round Up – December: Accent Walls & Chalkboard Paint

Regal Round Up – November: Paint Rollers & the Royal Albert Hall

Posted by Regal Paints on November 2, 2016

Hi there! An increasingly wintry welcome back to the Regal Round Up, Regal Paint's monthly collection of the latest and greatest blogs all about painting, decorating, home improvement and DIY – designed for both amateurs and professionals.

Each month with keep up with our favourite related blogs, then select the best of the bunch to share with you to help make more homes and premises look and feel marvellous.

This month; find out which paint rollers you really should be using, find out how to decorate a rented property and meet the full time painter and decorator responsible for the Royal Albert Hall.
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Regal Round Up – November: Paint Rollers & the Royal Albert Hall

Regal Round Up – October: Winter Blues & Dust Busters

Posted by Regal Paints on October 3, 2016

Hello, hello and welcome back to the Regal Round Up, Regal Paint's regular spot for sharing the very best that the web has to offer DIYers and professional painters and decorators. From handy “how tos” and industry news, to fresh paint trends and interior design inspiration, you'll find a little dose of something that piques your interest in our compilation of the best posts of the month below.

This month; get some “winter blues” busting interior design tips, find out how to defeat dust while decorating, PLUS discover the inspiring world of Pretty Handy Girl. Read this article

Regal Round Up – October: Winter Blues & Dust Busters

Regal Round Up – August: Decorating Diaries & Faultless Finishes

Posted by Regal Paints on August 31, 2016

A (very) warm welcome back, painters, decorators and DIYers, to Regal Paint's Regal Round Up - your one stop shop for the latest and greatest blogs all about painting and decorating from talented, practical sorts online.

We supply affordable, high performance paints to individuals and professionals across the UK, but we love to see the final results of the whole process too. That's we take the time each month to browse our favourite blogs and share our favourite updates

This month; find out what a Worcester decorator gets up to on an average day up the ladder, discover fresh ways to squeeze an interior designer into your decorating budget and get the final word on paint finishes. Read this article

Regal Round Up – August: Decorating Diaries & Faultless Finishes

Regal Round Up – July: Proper Jobs & DIY Wall Art

Posted by Regal Paints on August 3, 2016

Welcome back, one and all, to the Regal Round Up from Regal Paints. Each month we scour our bookmarks bar for the very best posts and blogs from painters, decorators and DIYers from all over the web, to serve up a great selection of inspiration about all things practical and beautiful from the world of interior decorating.

This month; get the “inside scoop” on how to complete an interior decorating project to the same standard as a professional painter, stock up on fresh interior design inspiration curated by The Lettered Cottage and make your own cool wall art with the crafty Debbie Doo's. Read this article

Regal Round Up – July: Proper Jobs & DIY Wall Art

How paint colours affect mood

Posted by Regal Paints on July 14, 2016

Our customers are always asking us which colours they should choose for their properties. That’s why we’ve used our experience in the paint industry, plus expert tips from designers and even psychologists, to create this guide on colour psychology.

Your choice of colour might have more of an effect on your mood than you think, so read on and discover which colours will help you relax, think, feel energised and even passionate!
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How paint colours affect mood

Regal Round Up – April: Going Solo & Brightening Walls

Posted by Regal Paints on April 27, 2016

Hello and welcome back to the Regal Round Up. This is the Regal Paint team's dedicated spot for sharing our favourite blogs and resources all about painting, decorating and DIY every month.

Each month we keep tabs on the best of the world wide web, sharing the best blogs, most helpful resources and most interesting reads all about the practical side of painting and decorating. Whether you're a professional looking for some inspiration for a current project, or a novice DIYer wondering whether you should go it alone, you'll find plenty of great stuff below.

This month; read Decorwise's article to find out whether you should “DIY it” or hire in a decorator, get inspired by The Painted Hive, plus discover 20 cool, creative décor upgrades for that blank piece of wall...
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Regal Round Up – April: Going Solo & Brightening Walls

Regal Round Up –March: Springtime Spruce Ups & Colour Picking

Posted by Regal Paints on March 30, 2016

Welcome back to a fresh Spring edition of the Regal Round Up from Regal Paints, our paint experts' monthly spot for sharing ideas and inspiration for DIYers, designers and professional painter and decorators.

With the clocks going back, the weather (supposedly) cheering up, the lambs frolicking and the evenings getting lighter and lighter, you or your clients may be thinking about having a spruce up for Spring. Whether that means a whole, fresh revamp, or simply a tidy up, our latest collection of blogs and resources from some of the web's best sources is sure to inspire you.

This month; discover how to update living rooms cheaply with just five smart design tricks, how to repaint damaged ceilings and how the big paint brands choose their “colours of the year”. Read this article

Regal Round Up –March: Springtime Spruce Ups & Colour Picking

The Ultimate List of UK Painters & Decorators

Posted by Regal Paints on February 24, 2016

Are you looking for a local firm of painters and decorators but you’re not sure who to call?

As a paint manufacturer and supplier we’ve worked with many businesses, and we thought an ultimate list of UK painters and decorators could come in handy.

We don’t have experience with all of these companies, but hopefully this list will help you find a great team to decorate your property.

If you think we’ve missed out any great painters and decorators let us know. Read this article

The Ultimate List of UK Painters & Decorators

Regal Round Up –January: Penny Pinching & Eco-Friendly Paint

Posted by Regal Paints on January 27, 2016

Happy New Year painters, decorators and DIYers! Whether you're a seasoned professional, or new to “doing it yourself” you'll find great deals on paints in our online store, along with lots of helpful advice and inspiration right here in our “Regal Round Up”.

Every month we scour the web for the best tips, tricks and ideas when it comes to painting and decorating. From “how tos”, to spaces with the “wow factor”, you'll find tonnes of great stuff, fresh this month, below.

This month: Find out which everyday kitchen items could help to make house painting projects much easier, learn everything you need to know about eco-friendly paints plus find out how to save money on new paint jobs.
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Regal Round Up –January: Penny Pinching & Eco-Friendly Paint

Regal Round Up – December: Traditional Paints & Painting Plaster

Posted by Regal Paints on December 29, 2015

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and a warm seasonal welcome back to the Regal Paint Round Up. As stockists of great, affordable paints and tools for everyone from professional decorators, to keen DIYers, we like to keep up to date with everything the good folk in our industry and sector are up to. Each month we keep up with blogs written by painters and decorators, interior designers and Do-It-Yourself heroes to bring you the most helping posts and interesting news from the world of interior painting.

This month: Explore traditional paints perfect for period houses, find out how to paint brand new plaster, plus learn how to cut in like a true painting and decorating professional, for perfectly finished walls. Read this article

Regal Round Up – December: Traditional Paints & Painting Plaster

Front Doors & Tricks of the Trade

Posted by Regal Paints on December 1, 2015

Hello there and welcome to Regal Paints' November Regal Round Up. We stock high performance paints for both professional painters and decorators and keen DIYer – which means we like to keep up with the latest tips, tricks and techniques. Each month we collect our favourite posts and blogs to share you with, so you can create even more beautiful spaces.

This month: Learn the tricks of the trade from a team of skilled painters and decorators to get that perfect finish, find out how to degrease kitchen cupboards ready for a revamp and give the façade of any home a spruce up with a freshly painted front door.
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Front Doors & Tricks of the Trade

Inspiring Painted Concrete Floors

Posted by Regal Paints on November 17, 2015

Painted Concrete Floors- Concrete floors don't need to be dull grey! We’ve brought together some of the most colourful and inspiring painted floors out there. From industrial floors to DIY stencilled walk-in wardrobes, if you’re looking for inspiration for your concrete floor project, you’ll find it here. Read this article

Inspiring Painted Concrete Floors

Regal Round Up – October: Saving Dried Brushes & 5 Shades of Grey

Posted by Regal Paints on October 28, 2015

A warm welcome back to the Regal Round Up from Regal Paints. Every month, our painting and decorating experts share their favourite posts from across the world wide web on all things paint related and décor based. Read this article

Regal Round Up – October: Saving Dried Brushes  & 5 Shades of Grey

Daily Grind – October: Rustic Wood & Family Friendly Floors

Posted by Regal Paints on October 13, 2015

Welcome back to The Daily Grind. Each month the Floor Sanding Experts use this space to share the blogs and online resources which have caught their eye in recent weeks. From interior design inspiration, to flooring advice and professional tips, we collect it all and share it with you. Read this article

Daily Grind – October: Rustic Wood & Family Friendly Floors

Regal Round Up – September: Fireplaces & Watching Paint Dry

Posted by Regal Paints on October 5, 2015

Hello there! Welcome to a fresh edition of the Regal Round Up. Regal Paints' regular sport for sharing handy tips and tricks that will help both DIYers and painters and decorators transform homes and commercial spaces with consummate ease! Read this article

Regal Round Up – September: Fireplaces & Watching Paint Dry

Regal Round Up – August: The Power of Preparation & Traditional Paint

Posted by Regal Paints on August 27, 2015

Welcome back to our regular roundup of the finest blogs on painting and decorating the world wide web has to offer. Read this article

Regal Round Up – August: The Power of Preparation & Traditional Paint

Regal Round Up – July: Magnetic Paint & Inspiring Entrances

Posted by Regal Paints on July 27, 2015

This month we're taking a closer look at magnetic paint, finding out how to brighten up the entrance of any commercial property and getting an inside look at the life and work of a London painter and decorator. Read this article

Regal Round Up – July: Magnetic Paint & Inspiring Entrances

Regal Round Up – June: Tiles & Perfection

Posted by Regal Paints on June 29, 2015

This month we're taking a break from painting to appreciate the beauty of a tiled floor, from amazing hexagonal designs inspired by Spanish culture, to mock maple tiles which look just like real wood. We'll also be debating “perfection” and asking: Can any space every be totally perfect? Let's get started... Read this article

Regal Round Up – June: Tiles & Perfection

Regal Round Up – May (2): Sea Views & Signature Style

Posted by Regal Paints on May 26, 2015

Russia's Mosbuild exhibition with colour specialists Little Greene, to the coast of Kent with some seaside surface coating experts, take a peek below for painting and decorating inspiration, tips and tricks... Read this article

Regal Round Up – May (2): Sea Views & Signature Style

Sticky Windows & Guest Bedrooms

Posted by Regal Paints on May 14, 2015

This month we'll be helping you to get those freshly painted doors and windows unstuck, giving you a few great pointers to help you decorate your guest bedroom, and sharing a brilliant step-by-step guide to revamping your kitchen by simply painting your kitchen cupboards. Read this article

Sticky Windows & Guest Bedrooms

Regal Round Up – March: Grey, Marsala & High Gloss

Posted by Regal Paints on March 26, 2015

This month: Is grey a bleak colour? What's the fuss about Pantone's colour of the year? And how can you transform old furniture with a simple lick of paint? Read on to find out... Read this article

Regal Round Up – March: Grey, Marsala & High Gloss

Regal Round Up – February: Little Touches & Picking Colours

Posted by Regal Paints on March 3, 2015

This month, discover 3 easy finishing touches that will take your paint job from sleek to dazzling, plus find out more about getting into painting and decorating from Dulux Decorator Centre. Read this article

Regal Round Up – February: Little Touches & Picking Colours

Regal Round Up – January: The No Drips Trick & Proper Pre-paint Preparation

Posted by Regal Paints on January 30, 2015

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2015 at Regal Paints. This year our round up will feature inspiring articles, interesting ideas and plenty of practical tips for home owners and handy-people alike, hand-picked from across the world and the web. Read this article

Regal Round Up – January: The No Drips Trick & Proper Pre-paint Preparation

Turning a Waste of Space Attic into a Creative Retreat

Posted by Regal Paints on January 14, 2015

Turning a Waste of Space Attic into a Creative Retreat Read this article

Turning a Waste of Space Attic into a Creative Retreat

Regal Round Up – December: Renoir, Revamps & Removable Wallpaper

Posted by Regal Paints on December 24, 2014

Season's Greetings & welcome to December's Regal Roundup – your place to find the very best flooring, painting, decorating and DIY inspiration from across the world and the web. Read this article

Regal Round Up – December: Renoir, Revamps & Removable Wallpaper

Interview special: Little House on the Corner

Posted by Regal Paints on November 17, 2014

We love to connect with other people in the home improvement world and one of our favourite sites is Little House on the Corner, which is written by the excellent Christine and Jan, inhabitants and renovators of said house. Read this article

Interview special: Little House on the Corner

Round Up – November

Posted by Regal Paints on November 3, 2014

This month: learn how to remove old carpet (without breaking your back!), consider how to pick the perfect paint for your brick exterior and get some inside tips on painting professionally with a roller. Read this article

Round Up – November

Regal Round Up – October: Paint Tests & FREE Tickets to the National Painting & Decorating Show

Posted by Regal Paints on October 17, 2014

Welcome to the October edition of the Regal Round Up, your spot for painting & decorating news, views & how tos. This month: take a look at the Good Housekeeping paint test and undertake your own, register for FREE tickets to the National Painting & Decorating Show and discover the essential exterior painting toolbox... Read this article

Regal Round Up – October: Paint Tests & FREE Tickets to the National Painting & Decorating Show

Welcome to Our Painting & Decorating Round Up!

Posted by Regal Paints on September 11, 2014

Welcome to the very first Regal Round Up, full of painting & decorating news, views, ideas and inspiration from flooring to cornicing. This week get some fabulous painted floor inspiration over at House Beautiful, discover some unusual exterior building designs, learn how to paint your skirting boards perfectly and give your garage a touch of TLC... Read this article

Welcome to Our Painting & Decorating Round Up!