Dulux Wash&Wear 101 Barrier Technology creates a hard wearing acrylic finish that allows you to wipe away most common marks, scuffs and stains with a wet cloth. With Wash&Wear your walls will look freshly painted for years.


  • 101 Barrier Technology
  • Withstands wear and tear
  • Low odour & Low VOC at <16g/L tinted & untinted (Volatile Organic Compounds contribute to atmospheric pollution)
  • Can be machine tinted to a wide range of colours
  • Available in Vivid White, Deep, Ultra Deep, Extra Bright, True Red, Bold Yellow, Orange and Blue bases
  • Available in 500ml, 1L, 2L, 4L, 10L, 15L


  • Wipe away most common marks, scuffs and stains with a wet cloth
  • Looks freshly painted for years
  • Exceptional washability
  • Hard wearing finish that lasts

Product code: 52L


Dulux Wash&Wear Low Sheen is highly recommended for all walls, especially in medium and high traffic areas such as hallways and family rooms.

Surface preparation

Surface must be clean, dry and free from dust, oils and grease. Fill cracks or holes with filler. Spot prime repairs with Dulux® 1 Step Water Based. Glossy surfaces: Lightly sand to a dull finish. Unpainted plasterboard, brick, cement: One coat of Dulux® 1 Step Prepcoat Water Based. Bare timber: One coat of Dulux 1 Step Water Based. Set plaster, fibrous plaster, plasterglass: One coat of Dulux Sealer Binder.

Product downloads

16 square metres per L
Brick, Cement, Bare Timber, Set Plaster, Fibrous Plaster, Plasterglass, Timber, Steel (Galv), Previously painted Timber/MDF/Weatherboard, Concrete, Masonry, Plasterboard, Set plaster, Water proof plaster board, Brick & Block, Previously painted Plasterboard, Precast / Tilt up Concrete, Off Form Concrete, Steel (mild), Non ferrous metals
Wall, Door, Window, Skirting, Balustrade, Architrave, Partitioning, Cornice, Steelwork, Ceiling, Shelving & storage
Room Space
Bedroom, Living room, Hallway, Dining room, Lounge, Office
Interior or Exterior
Application Method
Roller, Brush, Spray.

Performance Guide

Gloss Level
Green Star
Complies with the requirements for the Indoor Environment Quality credit in Green Star Australia rating tools
VOC Level
< 16 g/L tinted & untinted
Not recommended for exterior use
Heat Resistance
Softens and sticks to other painted surfaces over 70C
Water Resistance
Suitable for use in wet areas
Abrasion Resistance
Good wet and dry burnish resistance and stain removal
Solvent Resistance
Sensitive to aromatic hydrocarbons and alcohols

Drying Characteristics

Full Cure
7 days
Re-Coat Time
2 hours


Use DuluxWash&Wear Low Sheen on walls where a durable, mark resistant finish is required. Dulux Wash&Wear Low Sheen is particularly suited for high traffic, large surface areas.

Health Safety

Clean Up
Clean all equipment with water.