removing paint from brick

Removing Paint from Brick – Best Practice Guide If you have tried removing paint from brickwork you will know just how tedious a process it can be! Depending on how large the area is, it could take you several hours to days to completely remove it. Considering the time and effort involved, this is almost … Read more

preparing walls for painting

Preparing Walls For Painting – Tips for the best results

Preparing your walls for painting is the first step in getting a smooth, attractive, and durable finish. Whether you’re painting an old and worn wall or a newly plastered wall, you should always prep it before applying the first coat of paint. If you don’t have a painting background or haven’t painted before it is something you might not know. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to prepare different walls for painting that you’ll find useful for your home painting project.

Preparing a wall before painting

There are different wall surfaces that you may need to prepare before you start painting. The technique you use on an old chipped, and a rough wall will not be the same as the one you use on a newly finished and generally smooth wall with a plastered finish. Depending on the surface you’re dealing with, follow the steps outlined below when preparing walls for painting:

Preparing a plastered wall

A plastered wall is the easiest to paint, as the surface will be relatively smooth with little blemishes.

    • A freshly plastered wall will only need a primer and undercoat to get your wall ready for the first coat of paint
    • Use a roller to apply a primer, followed by an undercoat to create the best painting surface
    • Priming the surface will seal it and keep the plaster from soaking up the paint when you apply it. If you don’t do this it can lead to a lot of waste, resulting in more coats of paint being needed than necessary
    • Also, remember to let the new plaster fully dry before you start prepping to paint. This will be evident when the wall turns a uniform grey/pink colour with no dark patches and can take anything from 24 hours up to a week depending on the temperature of a room

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Surface Preparation Cleaner

Grime Go – A Unique Surface Preparation Cleaner for the Home & Workplace

We all have those cleaning jobs around the home and workplace that we dread, the ones that stay on the end of our To-Do lists rather than ever moving up to the top to ever get done. Whether it’s indoors or outdoors Grime Go from our Eco Solutions range is a must-have in your cleaning product store. It is a Surface Preparation Cleaner and Cleaner for the Home or Workplace and can be used on a range of indoor or outdoor surfaces.

Eco Solutions Grime Go is a solvent-free cleaner and preparation product that can be used and is effective for a multitude of uses. There is no need to ventilate the area you are working in when using it and it can be used without a mask or gloves whilst still working effectively and efficiently.

Grime Go is a water-based product that is free of VOCs, acids, alkalis, and any hazardous solvents.

Eco Solutions has developed a range of internationally recognised, cutting-edge water-based paint strippers, coatings removers and associated products which are safe to use and eco-friendly alternatives to other harmful and hazardous products since 1978.

We use the most advanced and patented water-based technology in our whole product range and this makes them safe and used across many industries and in many households across the UK and worldwide.

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Oven Clean

The Best Oven Cleaner from Eco Solutions

Let’s face it the thought of cleaning your oven isn’t a great one and a job that most of us put off. I don’t know about you but after I’ve cleaned my oven and it’s sparkling all over again I always tell myself I will give it a quick wipe over after every time I use it, but it just never happens. Before I know it, it’s grimy, greasy and dirty again and it needs a really good and thorough clean. There are lots of bespoke oven cleaners on the market but a lot of them contain harmful chemicals that can burn your skin when using them. Eco Solutions Super Degreaser is a safe water-based, non-toxic cleaning product that is a perfect and safe oven cleaner.

Now when my oven needs a really good clean I don’t dread it or put it off as the Super Strength Degreaser makes it so easy.

Spring clean your home without the harmful chemicals that are in a lot of off the shelf cleaning products and use Eco Solutions Products: Grime Go, Home Strip Super Strength uPVC Cleaner and Home Strip Super Strength Degreaser. They are safe to use, water-based, non-toxic and make every cleaning job quick and easy. Once you’ve used them you won’t ever want to be without them.

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Eco Commercial Cleaning Products

Best Commercial Cleaning Products Discussed by Eco Solutions

If you are a commercial or domestic cleaner then having the Best Commercial Cleaning Products in your tool kit will make your job easier, quicker and you will have happy customers as a result. 

Eco Solutions products are non-toxic, water-based products that are safe to use and will clean any surface or material like no other. One product does all and there are no pre or after treatments needed. Eco Solutions products are all safe to use and cause no harm to the environment compared to other conventional and sometimes hazardous solvents and cleaners.

Eco Solutions Commercial Cleaning Products Features

  • One product does all
  • No pre or after treatment
  • Suitable for many substrates
  • Water-based
  • Non-hazardous
  • Non-toxic
  • No skin burns
  • Non-caustic
  • Non-flammable
  • PH neutral
  • Solvent-free- “Tough not toxic” 
  • No H (hazard) or P (precautionary) statements on the label

Eco Solutions Commercial Cleaning Products

Grime Go removes all types of grease, oil, dirt, stains, grime, dirt, mould, adhesive residues and paint splashes too. It can be used to prepare surfaces for repainting or just to clean and brighten the substrate. No fumes, no skin burns, no abrasives and non-toxic. Spray on, leave to work for 10 plus minutes and wipe away.

PVCU Cleaner cleans uPVC windows, doors and guttering (may etch certain types of Perspex and polycarbonate so always do a patch test first). Removes heavy grime, dirt, oil, and paint splashes too. Spray on and wipe away any stains and grime. The product is safely being used by an increasing number of consumers and professional users alike. 

Super Strength Degreaser removes grease, oil, grime, glue and even light carbon build-up. It is effective and pleasant to use, water-based, no abrasives with no H (hazard) or P (precautionary) statements on the label. Spray or paste on, leave it to work for 20 minutes and wipes away the dirt and grease.

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