FAQs

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FAQs

How to prepare your surface when painting with a Yellow, Red or White Tjhoko Paint on a dark surface.

Things to note when using a Tjhoko – Yellow, Red or White colour to paint over a dark surface. Clean the surface properly by washing it off with Lacquer Thinners. Wait 20-40 minutes for the Lacquer thinners to dry. Depending on the surface you are painting you can either use a

DILUTION OF CLEAR GLAZE ON DARK PAINTED SURFACES

How to paint: Step 1 – Clean surface PROPERLY with Lacquer thinners (we use Powerfix Lacquer thinners). Wear gloves and work in a well-ventilated space. Wait until the lacquer thinners is dry 20 – 40 minutes. I would then repeat the cleaning process again. (WE DON’T RECOMMEND TO PAINT ONTO A

How to treat a surface that has rust?

A rust product that you can use to treat rust is a product called Rust Converter. In the areas that you have applied and used the rust converter you will also be washing the surface off ( this is all part of the instructions) You would not need to then

Can I use Tjhoko Paint on an enamel surface?

The Enamel surface needs to be older than 6 months. Test a small area  to see if sanding would be needed in conjunction with the cleaning. Clean a small area with Lacquer thinners  –  wait 20 minutes and paint your first coat –  allow to dry and then paint your

Can I paint my outdoor furniture?

Yes, you can. It is important that the furniture is in a good condition. If it is water damaged or very rough, you need to sand it first so that the wood surface is even. The next step is to clean it very well with lacquer thinners. Wait 20-30 minutes

How do I use metallic paint?

Clean the surface well by wiping clean with a cloth dipped in Lacquer Thinners. Wait 20 minutes for the Thinners to dry. Use a dry, clean paintbrush for painting. Paint a base coat in one of the Tjhoko Paint colours like Sherif’s Stone and allow to dry. Sir the Metallic

How do I prevent contamination of paint?

•     Always work with a clean, dry paintbrush. •     Ensure that the surface being painted on is clean and mould-free. •     Do not add water into the paint container. •     Ensure that the rim of the jar is cleaned after each use and that the lid is properly sealed after

How do I know if there is a Tjhoko Paint workshop in my area?

Tjhoko Paint hosts various workshops around the country.  We also post workshops that our stockists are hosting around the country. You can also follow us on Facebook and make sure to check our events for workshops in your area. Here are all the workshops we have coming up.

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