Take advantage of our extensive experience with these helpful guides.
Help and advice for home and boat maintenance. Ideas for easy and rewarding DIY projects.
How to make a river table using Liquid Glass Deep Pour Casting Resin
River tables make a fantastic project. Whether you're using Deep Pour or Liquid Glass, follow this guide to get a successful finish every time.
Refurbishing fibreglass shower floors
How to get rid of body fats, oils and soaps from bath and shower surfaces, and what paint to choose. Get the best result with good preparation and paint.
Repairing rotted timber window sills
As paint weathers, water can seep into the wood. If the decay is not terminal, here’s how you can rescue your window sills with Norglass products.
Rotting timber flooring in aluminium boats
Marine grade plywood is externally prime-coated but can be comprised by how the water resistant carpet was fitted. Learn how to stop the rot.
Understand how products work. Master preparation and application to get eye-catching results.
Calculate how much resin you’ll need for your pour
Work out the volume required with our epoxy resin calculator.
Estimating paint quantities
A quick guide to calculate how much product you need when painting your boat.
How to use Norglass Northane 2-pack paint system
DIY video that shows mixing, application to a variety of surfaces plus how to prepare that surface for the best adhesion.
Paint stripping using Orange-Peel
Our tips for fast and effective removal of paint on interior, exterior and vertical surfaces. One application of marine grade Orange-Peel will do the job.
Staining timbers prior to clear coating
Our tips and recommendations for staining virgin timbers before applying clear coatings.
Stopping the rot in timber
Norglass has the definitive answer to wood decay, and the proof is millions of years old.
The ‘good oil’ on clear coatings
It's difficult to get a nice clear finish on exterior timbers, especially in Australia. Read our tips and processes for external clear coating sustainability.
The reinforcing process using Norsystem
Dynel and Norsystem Epoxy Resin is the premium base primer for external timbers. Get a permanent, waterproof, flexible membrane, with positive adhesion.
Through thick and thin with paint solvents
Using the right solvent is critical. Thinners ain’t thinners! Our guide could save you a lot of money and wasted effort.
How to prevent drag and added fuel costs by stopping organic growth on your hull, rudder, propellers, prop shaft and other moving parts.
Using Liquid Glass Epoxy Resin and Colourants
How to fill surface imperfections in timber with thick pour Liquid Glass Epoxy Resin and add colourants to enhance your project.
Surface information guides
Prepare surfaces properly to get a great looking result and prevent problems in the future.
How to prepare and paint fibreglass
The ins and outs of Gelcoats and Flowcoats, and refurbishing your fibreglass surfaces.
How to prepare and paint aluminium
Painting aluminium can require more preparation and care than other surfaces. Use this handy how-to guide to get the best finish every time.
How to prepare and paint ferro-cement
Ferro-Cement is a cost effective material and lends itself to DIY building projects. But this substrate demands its own special system of protection.
How to prepare and paint steel
Protecting a steel vessel from corrosion requires absolute dedication to its preparation. Follow this guide to get the best finish every time.
How to prepare and paint timber
There is no simple, universal coating system for this substrate. Learn about the variety of timbers and treatment methods to find what’s right for you.
Treating galvanised surfaces
Learn why the selection of paint is critical when working with zinc-plated metals. We have products and processes for optimal preparation and expert finishes.