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Leyland Trade Fast Drying Satin - Brilliant White 750ml

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Key Specs – Paint base: Water; Approx. coverage: 12m 2per litre; Touch-dry time: 2 hours; Recoat time: 6 hours; Other colours available: Yes, a wide range Leyland Fast Dry satin is a fully water-based paint, meaning it will never discolour over time. This is an issue with all modern oil-based paints, which is why water-based is becoming increasingly popular.

Leyland and Johnstone’s paints are both manufactured by PPG, Leyland being the budget brand, and Johnstone’s being the premium. The alternative to Leyland Fast Drying Satin is a product called Johnstone’s Aqua guard. Whether you’re breathing new life into upcycled and renovated wooden furniture or giving rusty metal work a new long-lasting weather protected finish, our durable paint can aid the transformation. Can this paint be used on plastic surfaces? No, this paint is specifically designed for wood and metal surfaces. It is not recommended for use on plastic or other materials. Key Specs – Paint base: Water; Approx. coverage: 16m 2per litre; Touch-dry time: 1-2 hours; Recoat time: 6 hours; Other colours available: Yes One particular success story is when I used this Leyland Satin paint on an indoor pool area. It took a few coats, but it was perfect for the job. The finish was a soft satin that was pleasant to the eye and, as far as I’m aware, is still looking good a year on. Final Thoughts

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It can be applied with either a paint brush or a foam roller, and getting a smooth surface with no streaks or drips is easy, even for beginners. Although it should always be applied in a well-ventilated area, it has a much weaker odour than other oil-based satinwood paints. The Aqua Guard covers well without an undercoat, while Leyland’s coverage was significantly less impressive. Even a third coat struggled to get the job done. The paint was difficult to work in by brush, and even splaying the bristles didn’t help. The Leyland paint has a recoat time of four hours – typical for a water-based product. Success Story This satinwood paint from Leyland is an excellent all-rounder. Suitable for almost all projects, it’s easy to use, long-lasting and durable. While it will need two coats to get the fullest coverage, a little goes a very long way, and as you don’t need to use primer, it’s great for those on a budget. Painting wood or metal can be simple, especially when you pair the best materials with the correct preparation. Discover our range of high quality wood paint and metal paint to give your interior or exterior surfaces the excellent finish it deserves.

With that being said, the opaqueness left something to be desired. It took me three thin coats to reach a good opacity, which was a surprise coming from a world where two coats are usually sufficient. Consistency, Durability and How Fast it DriesIt’s hard-wearing, easy to clean and usually very straightforward to use. While it’s most commonly found in only one or two shades of white, some brands offer a wider range of colours, giving you the option to truly personalise your space.

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