Archive Monthly Archives: October 2012

Weekend Deals at Hot Pot Paint Vereeniging 3rd November 2012

Special Newsletter Bargains this Weekend at Hot Pot Paint


If you are a member of our free newsletter already, then be on the look out for your free newsletter edition this coming Friday, the 2nd November 2012. Inside you will find our great deal on Roofpaint and a roller/ext pole combo to save you money if you  choose to paint your roof this weekend.

You can see an image sample below, but this will be sent full size to your inbox on Friday. If you are not a member of our free newsletter as yet, then just sign up here to get all the benefit of special coupons, weekly deals and more exclusive to our web readers!


Special Deals at Hot Pot Paint

Special Deals at Hot Pot Paint

60 Visits per Day

Hot Pot Paint Vereeniging Web Site around 60 Visitors per day.


Dulux and More at Hot Pot Paint Vereeniging

Dulux and More at Hot Pot Paint Vereeniging


It’s early days in our new move to offer more to our customers via our web site. But at this point we are averaging around 60 visits each day throughout the month. Our target is 100 per day by the end of this year (2012) and then to just build from there. Can you help us? We would really appreciate your help in telling your friends on twitter, facebook and your own blogs if you have them 🙂

The more people we reach via our site, the more offers we will be able to introduce over time to give you even more value than we strive for right now and even more options. We already have had some great feedback about our web site and even had people travel to our store from over 100km away to purchase from us due to our great pricing.

Our in-store price watch has been met with hot controversy as we show the real prices comparisons when purchasing locally. The great thing about our price watch is that even if you can purchase cheaper locally, we tell you about it. So if our Dulux Weatherguard for example was cheaper at another store, we share that with you.

The whole point was to compare a true shopping basket experience to demonstrate that whilst we are an independent store, we aim to bring you the best price we can afford to deliver. We do not inflate our prices and have strict operational margins whenever possible. This combined with our great customer service brings you the ultimate shopping experience. Great service, better prices.

If you have had a good or bad experience, please tell us about it. We can be reached in store, or via our contact form on this web site and we always appreciate constructive feedback.

Join our on site newsletter for ever better deals as well. We now send out a Saturday deal flyer to our members each week on a Friday giving you even better than in-store deals for one day only each weekend.


Deals and More at the Hot Pot Paint Store

October 20th Weekend Deal at Hot Pot Paint & Hardware

Special Offers at Hot Pot Paint

Special Offers at Hot Pot Paint


If you already signed up to our newsletter at Hot Pot Paint then you will get your special weekend deal flyer to your inbox tomorrow sometime after lunch 🙂

If you have not yet signed up to our newsletter, you can still catch this weekend deal by entering your name and email address on this page before 10am on Friday the 19th October 2012. Then you will be sent your special offer once you confirm your free sign up with us in time for this weekend deal.

You can see a sample of our flyers above and what they look like. Each Friday we send out a deal valid for that weekend only. Just bring it in store for an additional saving on our usual prices 🙂 Sweet!

This weekend you can paint your walls or roof whilst saving more, so be sure to look for the promo to your inbox sometime on Friday afternoon.

Have an awesome weekend coming and cook something delicious on the Braai too!!



Join our Online Newsletter for Special Discount Deals

Save Even More Money at Hot Pot Paint & Hardware Vereeniging


How would you like to save even more money at Hot Pot Paint? With our online Newsletter and free membership you can save big time with our Weekend Deals!


Hot Pot Deals and News

Hot Pot Deals and News


All you have to do is sign up on our newsletter page and each week you will be sent an email with our weekend deal promotion. Savings can be huge with our weekend deals and you get to learn about new products and services before everyone else too 🙂

Just go to this page and enter your main email address and name and that’s it. Sit back and wait for our deals to come to you.

Save this Weekend!!!

Just sign up to our Newsletter before Friday at 12 noon and you will get our weekend deal for the coming weekend sent direct to your inbox!

Each Friday we send out this weekend deal around 3pm so you can see what is on offer to you that Saturday in store! Make sure you bring along the newsletter we send you to secure your deal in store.



You Can’t Buy a Better Paint for Less says Excelsior Paints

Excelsior Paints – Quality Guaranteed

Their slogan is “You Can’t Buy a Better Paint for Less!” And the Feedback from our customers at Hot Pot Paint has been positive too.

Excelsior Paints at Hot Pot Paint and Hardware

Excelsior Paints at Hot Pot Paint

With many types of paint in their range, Excelsior Paints deliver a good quality paint choice at a great price.

We stock a large range of Excelsior Paint in our Vereeniging Store and you can even use a visual tool on their web site that will help you “see it” before you actually paint it.

You can upload your own photos and see how colours would look in your own home before you come in to our store. With our specialist tinting knowledge, we can even mix the paint colour you like while you wait.

From Matt to Gloss, Eggshell to Bases, Braai paint to Facebrick Dressing, we hold it in store. Give us a call first to be sure, or feel free to pop into our store on the Houtkop Road in Vereeniging.

They even have a useful Paint Terminology page on their site you can read if you like?


Paint the Roof Red

OK, so its a play on “Paint the Town Red”, please excuse my poor humour, but the point of today’s top tip article is to make sure that you get the coverage right when painting your roof to protect it longer term and get the most from your money.

The thing to remember is that it will vary from paint to paint, and even how your apply it. General choices for application of roof paint would be Brush, Roller or a Conventional Spray.

Painting Your Roof the Right Way!

Painting Your Roof the Right Way!

In our good South African sun, you can expect it to be touch dry within the hour and able to re-coat within 4 hours. We often get asked if you can thin down the paint, but again this will depend on the paint supplier you opt for in the first place. We stock many ranges in store from Ilex to Plascon, Dulux to Excelsior (Mylaw), but for this article we will cover using Dulux Roofguard as it has a fantastic quality, is well priced for the product and great UV Protection from the hot sun.

With regard to thinning Roofguard, you can do it, but only up to a maximum of 10% with water. With regards to the sqm coverage you can typically expect from Dulux Roofguard, we recommend for a Steel Roof, around 6-8 sqm per litre and for dry tiles around 2-4sqm per litre.

Other tiles will be the same as for steel roof around 6-8 along with applications such as clading, garage doors that are galvanised, gutters and garden posts etc. Dulux recommends that you apply two coats of paint the same day for the best results and longevity of the paint.


For a roof around 250sqm, you can expect to use around 4 x 20L of paint, so an investment is going to be somewhere around the R2000 – R3200 at the time of writing this article, depending upon the paint of choice. We stock roof paints (at time of print) from R399 for 20L in our Vereeniging store, so be sure to drop by and check out our available stock, or give us a call on 016 428 5525, we will be happy to assist you.


Power Tools and New Garden Equipment

New Hardware & Tools Coming to Hot Pot Paint?


We are in talks at this stage with a new supplier to bring you Power Tools and a New Range of Garden Equipment into Hot Pot Paint, Vereeniging.

We would value your feedback and thoughts on this. You can contact us via this web site and tell us what you think, or you could give us a call in store 016 428 5525 and tell us your thoughts.

Our new aim is to bring you the much needed tools for the jobs you need to get done.

Power Tools:

Ryobi Power Tools

Ryobi Power Tools

Screwdrivers, Grinders, Drills, Blowers, Trimmers, Lawn Mowers… What would you like to be able to purchase in-store or online with us?

We may also be able to offer some cool new gardening equipment too, such as an awesome mounted garden hose (see the video below for details) and more.

Please let us know what you think, its always valued feedback!

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