As the days become sunnier, there’s one job that many of us are having to tackle and that’s outdoor painting.

Whether its brickwork, render or weatherboard….doors, trims or window frames, knowing where to begin, what to use and importantly how to do the job properly, are questions best answered by an expert.
When it comes to all things paint, Mitre 10 is your one stop shop.

If you want to create more street appeal or you’re just looking for a change, Dulux Weathershield provides the perfect solution.

Dulux Weathershield is a low sheen acrylic paint, perfect for any exterior timber surface. It is easy to use and you can select any Dulux colour you want as they are all exterior durable!

Its unique MaxiFlex Stretch Technology is designed to expand and contract as the surfaces changes under the harsh Australian sun, so it won’t blister, flake or peel for as long as you live in your home, that’s the Dulux promise. It also assists in resisting mould and stains too which will keep the house looking fresher for longer.

Before you start painting make sure that any timber surface has been cleaned and is free of all dirt, dust, grease, loose or flaking paint. Apply the paint evenly with parallel strokes.

You may require several coats to achieve full coverage and if your painting bare timber you may need 3 coats. You just have to wait 2 hours to recoat and this paint is so easy clean up. A full range of colours from an extensive range of white and coloured bases are available and for maximum colour durability make sure you wash the walls down every so often to keep walls looking fresh.

For all you paint needs, head to your mighty helpful Mitre 10.






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