Swindon Designer Outlet Re-coating Project
Swindon Designer Outlet

Shopping Centre Re-Coating Project The Designer Outlet in Swindon houses major retail units offering designer clothes and goods. Boasting over 100 shops with fashion brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Gant situated there. We were approached by their main contractor to undertake re-coating work to the retail units, architectural trusses and […]

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Steam Cleaning Cladding and Re-coating
Failing Cladding Paint

Our operatives recently carried out a steam cleaning cladding project at a site in Trowbridge. The external paintwork had begun to lift and flake. Our client contacted us for our recommended process for removal of the existing paintwork and then re-coating in a specialist cladding paint. The affected elevation was the main entrance to the […]

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Spruce Up Your Commercial Building [Spring 2018]
spruce up commercial building this spring

As the dark nights give way to lighter evenings and the colder damp weather subsides it is an ideal opportunity to inspect your commercial building. Maintenance now can save on costly repair bills in future if you own the building. If you rent can save on end of lease dilapidation costs. Here are the main […]

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Tim Hortons Cardiff. High Level Shop Front Re-coating.
Shop Front Re-coating. Tim Hortons Cardiff

Vanda Coatings were proud to work on this prestigious project as part of the Tim Hortons launch into the UK. As part of the refurbishment project, there was a requirement to recoat the high-level aluminium shop front sections to the Tim Horton colours. Vanda Coatings operatives carried out the shop front re-coating on the Canadian […]

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Paint Colour of the Year 2018 Predictions
Paint Colour Of The Year 2018

As we approach the last quarter of this year we look at the predictions for most popular colours for 2018.  Previously we have mentioned that colours do seem to go through stages. Just before the millennium a lot of cladded buildings and office windows were coated a dark blue colour. Around the millennium the most […]

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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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Steel Sculpture Re-Coated Onsite
Steel Sculpture Re-coated Onsite

Why was a Steel Sculpture Re-Coated Onsite? Another unusual project for us following the spraying of a London Bus. This time we were asked to electrostatically spray a steel sculpture on site in a warehouse in Enfield. This is the story of the steel sculpture re-coated onsite. The sculpture was being shipped and put on […]

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How the UK Weather Affects Coatings on External Facades
UK Weather Affects Coatings

The UK is prone to all weather conditions and in certain instances, these can be extreme. These weather conditions can cause damage to external coatings to facades on buildings throughout Britain and Northern Ireland. We look at how the UK Weather affects Coatings on the nation’s buildings and facades. Typical Weather Conditions for Regions in […]

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On Site Spraying of a London Bus
London Bus Onsite Paint Spraying

This was an unusual project for Vanda Coatings. Since we have been in business since 1997 we have been asked to spray a variety of items on-site, but never tasked with the spraying of a London Bus. We were contacted by a firm of architects and asked to re-coat a London Bus on site at […]

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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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