Owatrol offer a range of paint conditioners and specialist preparation and maintenance products for the decorating trade. Owatrol oil is at the core of many of their products, it is a secret ingredient! Across the board, their specialist products greatly improve the outcome of many painting and decorating projects whether you are trade or DIY. Read my review of Owatrol, Floetrol and E-B from a decorator’s point of view.
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Owatrol UK: Company information
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Our ethos is to provide high quality products and service that delivers solutions to Professional users. The Owatrol brand is built on reputation and one that has grown continuously, by ensuring that our products perform at the highest level and achieve outstanding results for the user time and time again.
Our core solutions are our Paint Additives & primers, specialist internal and external wood care, metal protection for both new and ageing metals. We operate in many markets including the Painting & Decorating Industry, Landscaping, Architectural, Marine, Wood Floor Maintenance, Automotive and many others.
We provide next day delivery to all our partners and end user clients alike, and have a wealth of technical knowledge and support available from our UK base. We are committed to supporting all entities in achieving the best results from their work and offer training, specification writing, on-site support and other services to ensure this happens.
Owatrol – 3 top products
Owatrol Oil is a unique solution that has three elements in one. Not only is it an excellent paint conditioner for all solvent based paints, but it is also a wood care solution and metal protector as well! As a paint conditioner it is like no other. Added to any solvent based paint, it opens the wet edge to allow a smoother application which is perfect for cutting in. It removes brush and roller marks and when the weather is either extremely hot or cold, it allows the Professional to continue painting and not have to worry about the paint becoming sticky or runny. It is micro-porous which is why it is so beneficial to both internal and external timber and for rusted metal, it binds the rust particles whilst providing a protecting layer to the unoxygenated, clean metal beneath the rust.
This is quickly becoming the Professional Decorators best mate especially as the latest low VOC water-based paints are not performing as they used to. Added to a water-based gloss, Floetrol comes into its own by leaving a perfect finish without roller or brush marks. Like Owatrol Oil, it opens the wet edge of water-based paints allowing cutting in. Painting in extreme hot or cold conditions becomes a yes-yes rather than a no-no!
E-B (Emulsa Bond)
A micro-porous bonding primer that can be added to any water-based paint. It is perfect for all porous surfaces including render, plaster, brick, wood. When E-B is added to paint, it draws the paint into the substrate and binds it there, so that it provides a lasting finish for many years. When used on external masonry, E-B mixed with any masonry paint will increase the flow by up to 25%, whilst bonding and sealing the surface, so no need for a separate sealant. When painting onto new plaster, by using E-B in the first coat only, you negate the need for a mist coat, as it will bind the paint. It also means that the next coat goes on much better, as it adheres to the E-B/Paint mix, and in many cases two coats is all you require to finish the job.
Owatrol on TV
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