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Different types of line marking paints and where they are used

When completing a line marking project it is important to know the pros and cons of each type of paint, and to make sure you are using the material which is best suited for your requirements.   Traffic Paint: There are a variety of types of traffic paint, the most common being epoxy paint and water-based acrylic paint. They are both traditional paints, inexpensive and easily applied with powered equipment, a roller or even a brush. It is important to consider than acrylic paint is slow drying in humid conditions, and epoxy has organic chemicals which evaporate easily. Another less common,…

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How a refurbishment will improve every aspect of your sports court

A playing surface that is old, tired, damaged, or afflicted with faded markings can affect the enjoyability, health and safety of users. If you’re responsible for the maintenance of a sports court or playing field, whether it’s located on your own property or as part of a commercial facility, it’s vital that you’re aware of the pitfalls of poor maintenance, and understand how a refurbishment can improve your sports court for the benefit of all users.    The Dangers of Poor Sports Court Maintenance  Hazards can arise if the maintenance of a sports court is neglected. Here are some of the…

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Is it time to refresh your playground markings?

Summer is approaching and so it is the ideal time to refresh your school’s playground markings and encourage the children to participate in outdoor activities once again. If your playground is starting to look a bit dated and drab, why not surprise your pupils by rejuvenating it with some bright and entertaining markings? Is it time for new, long-lasting playground markings? Over many years of constant, everyday use, playground markings can become dull and faded. The general wear and tear of children running on them makes the traditional marking paint grow faint. The normal method of creating playground markings used to…

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How to Plan Line Markings Inside a Warehouse

In a warehouse environment, every inch of the building needs to be planned meticulously in order to comply with health and safety regulations. Your warehouse markings are key to this; they outline the structure and internal flow of traffic throughout the warehouse, and are also an effective method of outlining hazards, and communicating information clearly. But which areas of your warehouse need line markings? And are particular markings needed in particular places? That’s what we’re looking at in this article. Yellow lines – walkways and traffic flow Clear routes for foot traffic — as well as routes for forklifts and small…

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Why Warehouse Markings Are Vital For Your Workers’ Safety

The warehouse environment can be filled with hazards which pose a serious threat to the safety of your workers. From constant foot and vehicle traffic moving between rooms to workers transporting heavy loads, it’s important to keep your warehouse organised and safe for all personnel. Warehouse markings are one of the most effective and easy-to-implement safety features you can have in your warehouse, and in this article we’re looking at just why that is. Keep your warehouse in order A disorganised warehouse quickly becomes chaotic, but warehouse markings can bring order to even the most complex warehouse space. Markings can clearly…

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What Are the Benefits of Playground Markings For School Children?

The playground has long been a vital part of any school structure and can be used in a variety of ways to aid a child’s learning and development, with playground markings playing a crucial role. In this article, we will look at how playground markings are used, as well as the benefits different styles of markings can provide to children of all ages. What are playground markings used for? Playgrounds provide school children with a dedicated space to enjoy the outdoors in the safe school environment. Most playgrounds around Britain will have some form of playground marking painted on the surface, and…

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Has the Summer Weather Affected the UK’s Roads?

While we have been able to enjoy some prolonged sunshine this summer, we has also been prone to bouts of exceptionally heavy rainfall, with many areas around the country suffering from frustrating flash floods. The wet weather may have disrupted more than a fair few summer plans, but what impact has it had on the UK’s roads? This month, we’re taking a look at how the wet weather affects the roads across the UK, as well as the impact of rain on the many road markings which help to keep the roads safe for all drivers. Wet months We’ve come to…

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What Do the Different Road Markings Mean?

Motorists are provided with a high amount of visual feedback and information when out on the road. Much of this is presented in the form of road markings and, depending on the road structure and layout, you may be presented with a number of different markings in quick succession. This month, we’re taking a look at the meanings of the different road markings you are likely to see on your travels, providing you with a better understanding of the nature of road markings and why it’s always wise to pay them close attention.   Along the carriageway Starting simple: most single…

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