The mid-level sheen of Dulux Wash&Wear Semi Gloss is a finish that works well on walls or even as an alternative to enamels on doors and skirting boards. 101 Barrier Technology creates a tough, hard wearing barrier that withstands wear and tear.


  • 101 Barrier Technology
  • Withstands wear and tear
  • Low odour & Low VOC at <16g/L tinted & untinted (Volatile Organic Compounds contribute to atmospheric pollution)
  • Available in Vivid White, Deep and Ultra Deep bases
  • Available in 1L, 2L, 4L, 10L, 15L


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

Product code: 52S


Dulux Wash&Wear Semi Gloss is recommended for all walls including frequently cleaned areas and wet areas.

Surface preparation

Surface must be clean, dry and free from dust, oils and grease. 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® 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
New or Repaint
New, Repaint

Performance Guide

Green Star
Complies with the requirements for the Indoor Environment Quality credit in Green Star Australia rating tools
VOC Level
< 16 g/L tinted and 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
Solvent Resistance
Sensitive to aromatic hydrocarbons and alcohols
Alkaline Resistance
Marks and soiling easily removed. Excellent wet and dry burnish resistance.

Drying Characteristics

Full Cure
7 days
Re-Coat Time
2 hours

Health Safety

Clean Up
Clean all equipment with water.