How To Use Skip Paint - Painting your own skip or container. Author - Andy Potts Original 14th October 2016 Amended - June 23rd 2020 (reading time 3 mins).
If you have just bought a skip or container, it's quite likely it will require a professional paint before you can use it or provide it to clients. Where do you start? This guide will look into why you might want to paint a skip and container and how to go about painting it.
By painting your skip or container, you are putting one more layer between the steel of your container and the elements. That slows down rust, making your container last longer. And, of course paint makes it look new and high quality. For a few more reasons why you need your skip painted to a high quality check out our film on high quality finishes below.
Prepping your Container
Now you are ready to paint. You need to choose a good industrial coating as this will form your primer / topcoat layer and as described in the short film above, this is a crucial stage. Respected brands such as Jotun produce paints ideal for hardwearing situations as do Ultrimax throughout its Ultrimax 1 and SGX ranges:
Jotun Hardtop XP Jotun Penguard Ultrimax 1
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