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Different Roller Sleeves and what you use them on.

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Different Roller Sleeves and what you use them on.

With different types of finishes available in primers and lacquers, one thing that is so important is how it is applied and the roller sleeve used. In this blog, I will talk about the Pallmann finishes and their applications for applying lacquers and primers. Most of the finishes fall under the use of 4 different roller sleeves: solvent sleeve, special sleeve, water-based sleeve, and gloss sleeve. Now the first question I get asked a lot is, what is the main difference? That is mainly due to the amount of product that needs to be applied to the floor. It works out that...

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The difference between Magic oil Original and Magic Oil Ergo

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The difference between Magic oil Original and Magic Oil Ergo

The Pallmann Magic oil range is a great impregnating oil/wax combination finish for wooden floors. Over the years the design of the original magic oil 2 k has been looked at and adapted to make the application and the finish easier and better. Here is a breakdown of some of the differences between the two Pallmann products and their benefits. Application. This is one of the main differences between the two oils as the Pallmann Original Oil is applied to the floor with a hand Pallmann oil application trowel that spreads across the floor, working it into the wood. Now this oil/wax combination...

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What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

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What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

Once you have sanded and finished a wooden floor with either lacquer or oil, there are some cases where other trades may need to come in to complete other works or repairs. Usually, we like to put in place the idea that the floor sander/finisher should be the last trade-in to finish if a property is being renovated. Giving you a whole floor to work with after any other work that is needed is completed. This stops any other trades that may not understand that once you get to a certain point in the sanding and sealing process that no...

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The raw look on your wooden floor

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The raw look on your wooden floor

Do you want to offer your customer the sanded look to their wooden floor with a seal? The unfinished raw wood floor look? Luckily there is something on the market that can help you make that possible with the Pallmann Pall-X pure floor lacquer. It’s a water-based 2-component coating system that creates that special matt finish and the so-call raw wood effect. Pallmann Pall X Pure Wooden Floor Lacquer Being a topical coat (Lacquer) rather than an impregnating coat (Oil) you will need to use a primer with it, in the past contractors have found that using a primer like...

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Pallmann 96 Wood Floor Lacquers

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Pallmann 96 Wood Floor Lacquers

This product is Germany’s bestselling single-pack lacquer and has been influential in the success of water-based lacquers like no other on the market. As well as being the go-to system for floor finishing it has put Pallmann on the map with around 50 countries selling it with the product having appeared on 1 in 4 orders. I would say Pallmann can look back and proudly and say this was the game changer for them with its original first formulation which was produced around 20 years ago, It has since then been improved over the years bringing it to the product...

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