Why Does Paint Fade?
Why Does Paint Fade?

Paint failure on external elements of a building can become unsightly and affect the overall appearance. The initial and subsequent coatings used to provide an identity to a building through colour and it also provides a protective layer to the underlying substrate. The resulting degradation of the coating can affect how potential customers and tenants […]

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How Bird Droppings Affect External Paintwork
bird droppings affect external paintwork on buildings

Bird droppings can prove to be a costly experience for commercial building owners. The effects of droppings can vary from unsightly areas on the building façade to complete corrosion of the paint surface. We look at how bird droppings affect external paintwork and the solutions available to remedy the problem. Why do Bird Droppings Cause […]

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How to Paint Plastisol Cladding
Plastisol Cladding

Cladding is an outer cover attached to the exterior of a building and is both decorative and functional in that it affects the image of a business and also protects the underlying building if in good condition. An enormous number of commercial buildings are clad and Plastisol corrugated metal is one of the most common […]

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Metal Spraying On Site at Tesla Birmingham
tesla building

Vanda Coatings were asked to undertake metal spraying on site at Tesla Birmingham which included all the metal cladding and curtain walling. Tesla Motors manufactures luxurious electric cars and is based in the USA with seven car showrooms in the UK and many more throughout the world. The whole building in Birmingham was being refurbished […]

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Can Interior Cladding be painted?

Can Interior Cladding be painted? Metal cladding is usually layered over the outside of industrial and commercial units, but it is also found covering interior walls. Business owners may ask can interior cladding be painted and the answer is yes, as long as care is taken when following our guideline. Cladding is often made of […]

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Cladding Refurbishment of Mini Dealership in Worcester
car showroom spraying

anda Coatings refurbished cladding and the metal framework on the Mini dealership in Worcester recently. The client was extremely cautious about letting more paint sprayers loose on his showroom because the previous contractor he had employed managed to cover some cars with overspray. He was understandably not happy with the resulting repair bill for £12,000 […]

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Painting over PVF2 Cladding
PVF2 Cladding

Painting over PVF2 Cladding PVF2 Fluorocarbon is a wet paint system developed for coating aluminium and painting over PVF2 cladding is a common practice both for restoration or simply to change the colour. Part of this type of overlay is PVDF which is an acrylic resin. It stands for Polyvinylidene Fluoride and it is a […]

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Recoating of Existing Metal Cladding at Nissan in Bedfordshire

Over the years we have refurbished many dealerships across the UK and this work has included curtain walling, entrances with canopies and staircases. When it came to the recoating of existing metal cladding at Nissan in Bedfordshire, it wasn’t the showroom that needed overhauling, it was the warehouse that housed the mechanics area that was […]

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