Entries by Ayold

How to Paint a Room

How to paint a room professionally There’s a reason we put off room painting for months and even years. Though picking out the best room colour and arguing about whether or not to have a feature wall may fill us with joy, the actual act of painting a room is faced with far less enthusiasm. […]

Clear Epoxy Resin for All Your Crafts and Projects

Casting jewellery, moulding art, sealing tabletops – all with clear epoxy resin! Clear epoxy resin is the craft tool of the moment.’Though it may seem like a tricky material to work with, do not be put off. It can be adapted to so many projects, and used in so many different and exciting ways that […]

Milk Paint

Use milk paint for unique soft, rustic furniture You may have heard of chalk paint, but there is a new kid on the block: Milk paint. Technically not at all new, the process behind milk paint has been used for thousands of years. Milk paints are environmentally friendly, non-toxic and you can mix and match […]

The Best Chalk Paint in NZ

Chalk paint furniture and let them shine When you notice your old dresser’s finish is fading, getting scratches and dings or the coffee table no longer works with your current style, chalk paint is the best that can happen to you and your wooden furniture! Chalk paint is the alternative for replacing it, because it […]

Paint Stripper for Metal

The best way to remove paint from metal with the best paint stripper for metal Whether you want to repaint or respray your metal furniture, renew defective coatings from bike and motorcycle parts, remove graffiti stains, or recoat a tank, the first step is to strip paint from metal. Proper adhesion of the new paint […]

Corrosion Under Insulation NZ

Corrosion under insulation is a costly problem for industry Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) is the insidious problem causing billions of dollars of damage and loss every single year. It is of grave concern facility owners, plant operators, engineers, and workers across industry, from oil and gas to chemical and other process industries. It is estimated […]

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Polyurea Coating NZ

The ever-flexible protection – Polyurea Coating NZ Polyurea coating NZ has been around for more than 30 years, but new applications for this coating are always being found thanks to its durability, flexibility and versatility. It is mainly used in industry to make substrates water-resistant, for example, or to protect them against corrosion and chemicals. It is also […]

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Intumescent Paint for Steel NZ

Passive fire protection and insulation – Intumescent paint for steel The New Zealand steel industry produces steel for construction, infrastructure, storage, manufacturing, and farming. Steel is the backbone of construction; its strength and durability holds up many of our buildings, from dairy sheds to the Sky Tower in Auckland. Though steel may not burn, temperatures […]

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Roof Paint New Zealand

Roof paint : A beautiful roof with better durability The roof is one of the most important parts of a building. It forms a strong barrier against the penetration of wind, snow and rain. Damage to the roof or roof tiles can quickly lead to thousands of dollars of damage and repair costs. One way to prevent this […]

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Epoxy Floor Coatings NZ

For homes, businesses, and industry – epoxy floor coating Epoxy floor paint, epoxy resin flooring, epoxy flooring, whatever you call it people know what you are talking about. Epoxy floor coating has become the preferred resin flooring system for everything from factory floors to home laundries, commercial kitchens to hospital operating theatres. The main hangar […]

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Car Paint Protection NZ

Preserve the look and quality of your paintwork with ceramic car coating Car paint in New Zealand can cop a beating. Salt, sun, bird droppings, swirl marks, dirt, and everything the road throws at it wear away at that shop-new glossy shine. If you go with traditional car paint protection methods like waxing or sealants […]

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5 Best Interior Paint Brands in New Zealand

Understand your needs to  choose the best interior paint Whether you are setting up a restaurant, a home, an office, a store, or some other interior space, choosing the best interior paint is the fastest way to get the feel and style you want in a space. One of the biggest choices – and commitments – […]

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Powder Coating Cost New Zealand

How much does powder coating cost in New Zealand? – You’re about to find out Whether you are a looking to powder coat rims giving them a durable and cost efficient touch-up or simply undertaking a DIY powder coating project on your patio furniture, there are multiple pricing options available for your specific needs. Powder […]

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Buy Powder Coating Powder in New Zealand (NZ)

How to navigate the choices when you buy powder coating powder Powder coating is the coating for everyone – from mag wheels to the perfect garden gate, domestic items to heavy-duty industrial protection. It is a high performance coating method that is used to protect substrates from corrosion, chemicals, weather, and physical damage while providing […]

Anti Corrosion Coating NZ

Professional guidance to choosing an anti corrosion coating This is a complete guide to choosing an anti rust coating for steel and other metal structures in a variety of environments. Here you will find a quick introduction to anti corrosion coatings, the corrosion categories by ISO standards and suitable coatings per category. Anti rust coating […]

Cementitious Waterproofing Coatings

Water, salt & corrosion are no match for cementitious waterproofing Concrete is a durable and strong construction material that is relied upon for buildings, bridges, tanks, dams, pools, pipes, and drains, just to name a few. However, concrete is porous and permeable; water and water vapour can penetrate concrete and cause deterioration and damage, especially […]

Water Resistant Coating NZ

From electronics to shoes and fabrics, water resistance is a characteristic expected of many consumer goods. It is also required from industrial machinery and architectural structures. A water resistant coating is the most common solution for creating or improving water resistance in industrial and architectural projects. Water resistant coatings form a barrier between the substrate and its environment; depending […]

Industrial & Commercial Resin Flooring

Resin flooring is heavy-duty durability for industrial and commercial flooring Floors are quite literally under our feet all day long but we tend to only notice them when go wrong. While cracked, uneven, stained, slippery, unclean floors get our attention, they also represent a hazard – the New Zealand Health & Safety at Work Act […]

How to Remove Powder Coating

The tips and tricks to remove powder coating Maybe you want to give something a update, a bit of a facelift, or maybe the coating failed; whatever the reason, sometimes you need to strip a coating. Though its durability is one of its greatest strengths, it is possible to remove powder coating from a substrate […]

Powder Coating Dunedin

Powder coating is the flawless protective finish with style If you want a flawless attractive finish with no drips or sags, that gives chemical resistance, water resistance, corrosion resistance, abrasion resistance, and high impact resistance to your piece, powder coating is the coating for you. It comes in a range of colours and special effect […]

Metal Coating NZ

Protection and problem solving with metal coating Metal is the backbone of many of the industries of New Zealand. From construction and manufacturing to farming, from public infrastructure to skyscrapers, metal builds the world around us and we rely on it every day. Metal is a strong, durable, tough material and metal coatings enhance, protect, and […]

PVDF Coating

Beat the elements with PVDF coating Architectural coating is a big part of the coating industry. Whether skyscrapers, sheds, homes, hangars, or port buildings, construction both old and new is enhanced, beautified, and protected by coatings. One coating type in particular has come to be a stalwart of the industry: PVDF coating. PVDF coating (short […]

Coil Coating

Finish first, fabricate later with coil coating Coil coating is an automated and efficient method of coating metal. It is a continuous process which takes a coil of metal through every step of finishing, from cleaning to curing, before being packaged for shipment. The metal arrives entirely finished and ready to be used – the slogan […]

Fire Resistant Paint for Steel New Zealand

Fire resistant paint for steel is an essential measure of property protection Strength is one of the main reasons we use steel in building construction. Steel is a tough and strong construction material, used in buildings across New Zealand. However, this strength is challenged by the severe heat of a fire. In a fire, it […]

Fireproof Paint New Zealand

Fireproof paint – the best way to protect your property and people from fire Fireproof paint, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental buildings. In  New Zealand  the general rule is: the higher the building, the longer the material […]

Marine Coating New Zealand

Protective marine coating is what any vessel needs The term “marine coating” covers a class of coatings all intended for use in the marine segment. These coatings include antifouling paints, deck paints, anti slip paints, bilge paint, boot-topping paints, and protective paints for structures in marine environments. Just as there are different types of marine […]

Application and Removal of Antifouling Paint

Applying antifouling paint: step-by-step When you make the decision to apply antifouling the key to achieving the best result lies in preparation. Have a look at the weather forecast !  From March to May is probably your best bet for perfect weather if you are painting outside. Furthermore, painting at optimum times (mid to late […]

Aerospace Coatings New Zealand

Aerospace coatings for complete protection of aircrafts The aerospace sector is one of the most demanding sectors for coatings and materials. Aerospace coatings need to provide protection from corrosion, abrasion, weather, UV radiation, erosion, temperature variations, and more in the most extreme conditions. The aerospace industry can be divided into space, commercial aviation, military and […]

Packaging Coating New Zealand

Packaging coatings for the right portion of beauty and protection The packaging that protects and stores our food, beverages, perishables, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, chemical products, etc. does not do so alone. Packaging coating is used to protect and enhance the interior and exterior of containers, packaging, lids, metal, plastic, board, paper, and more in order to […]

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Powder Coating NZ

The complete guide to powder coating NZ – process to local specialists The name probably gives it away. Powder coating, as the name suggests, is a method by which surfaces are coated with dry powder. The powder is then cured through heating so that it melts and flors, uniformly sticking to the surface. There are two forms […]

Conformal Coating NZ

Cut out short circuits and corrosion with conformal coating NZ Advances in technology over the years and subsequent growth of the electronics industry has lead to a rise in the need for printed circuit boards (PCBs). Exposure to environmental fragments such as dust and humidity pose significant challenges to the lifespan of electronic parts and […]

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Graffiti removal Auckland

Discover Graffiti removal Auckland Between 2014 and 2017, Auckland Council spent approximately $18 million on graffiti removal. The presence of graffiti on Auckland property decreases its value and has a negative impact on the environment. Although graffiti can call attention to injustice and can be a source of uplifting art, graffiti removal Auckland is necessary […]

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Teflon Coating NZ

Teflon coating – the non-stick accident to solve sticky accidents Some discoveries are the result of years of experimentation and striving for just the right combination of luck and determination. Others, however, are pure luck. So it is with Teflon coating. In 1938, Roy Plunkett was busily beavering away at DuPont, attempting to make a […]

Bathroom Paint NZ

Defend against moisture and mould with bathroom paint NZ A bathroom is a place for making things clean, but in the process you create an atmosphere that encourages things that are unclean – mould and mildew thrive in the moisture, especially in spaces with poor ventilation. Bathroom paint is paint especially equipped for this situation; […]

Heat Reflective Paint NZ : The Cool Coating for Summer

Keep cool with Heat Reflective Paint NZ The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is forecasting that New Zealand will experience a hotter than usual summer in 2017. Too much heat in the workplace causes problems such as fatigue, heat cramps, concentration loss and this ultimately leads to productivity reductions. An application of […]

Thermal Insulation Coating NZ

Save energy costs with thermal insulation coating NZ In 2016 the global thermal insulation coating market size was valued at $6,660 million. Thermal insulation coatings (TICs) are growing in popularity due to the rise in environment-friendly production and energy saving opportunities brought about by implementing heat barrier coats. The top industry users of thermal insulation […]

Wind Turbine Coating New Zealand

Wind turbine coating: The power of protective paints The development of wind as a reliable, sustainable, clean and commercially viable energy source has led to the need to protect the most important asset in the generation of wind energy – the wind turbine. This power generation system is made up of different components with protective […]

Pipe Coating & Pipeline Coating

Heavy-duty asset protection with industrial pipe coating The oil and gas industry contributes over $2.5 billion to the New Zealand economy. New Zealand’s gas transmission network is made up of five systems, comprising more than 3,400km of high pressure gas pipeline. There are also pipelines carrying oil, refined products and water from sources to delivery […]

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Fire Retardant Paint NZ

Fire retardant paint: protect your property and safety The New Zealand Fire Service attended 5,236 structure fires last year – there were about 112 structure fires per 100,000 people, 78 of which were residential. Increasing the fire safety of your property or building is not just something to think about in the future, it is […]

Yacht Paint & Boat Paint NZ Guide

Yacht paint gives all over protection, above and below the waterline New Zealand is a nation of boat lovers. Recreational boat owners have an estimated 400,000 power boats and sail boats between them, adding up to millions of boat trips a year – and that isn’t including all the canoes and kayaks. Naturally, boat owners […]

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Wood Coating New Zealand

Preserve the beauty and properties of wood with the right wood coating Wood is a wonderful, versatile building material that has been used for thousands of years to construct everything from walls and floors of the family home to the furniture and cabinetry that fill it. In order to keep wood functioning at its best and […]

High Temperature Coating New Zealand

High temperature coating for optimal processes and efficiency When a substrate is subject to heat and rapid temperature fluctuations, it can lead to surface breakage and corrosion. Electrical and engine components, chimneys and ovens, pipework and chemical plants, all these are exposed to possibly damaging temperatures and conditions. A high temperature coating (also a heat […]

FBE Coating

FBE coating combats corrosion and protects your substrate One of the biggest challenges facing industry is corrosion. It eats away at trillions of dollars every year, up to 3-4% of gross national product in developed countries. Metal is the backbone of so many industries, from oil and gas to construction, and it is of vital […]

Chemical Resistant Coating NZ

Chemical resistant coating: For extra protection against aggressive chemicals Whether it’s cleaning products, spills, or fumes; almost all coatings will be exposed to chemicals and acids at some point. However most of these are mild, and the coating does not require a special formulation. Chemical resistant coating or acid resistant paint is designed to provide protection […]

Nano Coating NZ

Create a seamless hydrophobic barrier with nano coating NZ What is nano coating NZ? A hard question to answer! If we look at nano coating from a technology perspective, matter at scale of 0,000 000 001 (10-9) part a metre is called nanotechnology. Because the particles are so small they bond and become one with the […]

Seed Coating New Zealand

Special seed coating for improved yileds Agriculture is an industry subject to a great deal of chance – the vagaries of climate and disease can greatly affect crop yield and quality. In order to ensure the best possible production, growers are increasingly turning to seed coating. Seed coating is used to improve flowability and handling […]

Anti Graffiti Paint NZ

Prevent graffiti vandalism with anti graffiti paint NZ Regardless of how you feel about it, graffiti has become a part of our everyday visual experience. Graffiti vandalism, most noticeable in the form of tags, lowers the value of real estate, has high cleaning costs, makes an area feel unsafe, and has a number of social […]

Kashima Coating

Coat motorcycle and mountainbike with Kashima coating Mountain bike and motorcycle lovers are always looking for the best coating for their bikes. Maybe a unique coating that absorbs shocks and withstands high pressure. They found the solution in Kashima coating: it offers extended durability in extreme weather conditions and never exfoliates. Smooth and adonic: this […]