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Almost Everything That You Need To Know About uPVC UPVC means unplasticised polyvinyl chloride. It is a rigid form of PVC – it’s harder and it does not flex. Since this uPVC doesn’t have any BPA or phthalates, it is considered safe. They are so stable and safe to use that you will find them in dental mouth guards and retainers. uPVC is actually gaining popularity as a building material because it has a lot of uses – you’ll see it being used for window frames and sills, fascia, doors, cladding, and plumbing (pipes, down pipes, guttering, etc.), just to name a few. There are several advantages to using it in your home as well. As mentioned previously, uPVC is very safe to use, it can be used to hold water and other liquids, or in tools that are designed to enter the body without causing detrimental effects.
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Another benefit is that it is requires very little maintenance. It doesn’t get old, rot, rust, or warp even when exposed to the most severe of climates or weather conditions – a really reliable material year in, and year out. Its color or paint seep through the material, so if get some scratches, you can just polish it out and it will look new again.
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If all these are still not appealing enough for you, then take note that uPVC is also resistant to fire and water, affordable, friendly to the environment, and recyclable. It is available in an attractive painted timber design that is usually colored white or ivory, but advances in technology has made many more colors out in the market – you may even find one of natural timber design. You can paint uPVC as well if you can’t find the color that you want anywhere, you just need to use a primer with exceptional adhesion. Also, do the following easy tips. Prepare The Surface. Make sure that all surfaces are super smooth, clean, and dry so as not to interfere with the adhesion of materials going to be applied on it. Priming Tips Only apply a really good primer sealer if you’re sure the surface has no contaminants, and after degreasing it with a methylated spirit. Then leave it for a minimum of one hour to dry normally. Now, Decorate Decorate your interior uPVC project with two generous coats for semi-gloss, interior matte, or satin uPVC paint. Let it seep and dry for at least two hours between coats. For exterior projects, decorate it with two full coats of gloss or exterior satin uPVC paint, or as indicated in the manufacturer’s set of instructions, with a minimum of drying time of one hour in between application.

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