Interior painting guides

Use our range of interior painting guides to give you the tips and techniques you need for that quality finish.

Interior paint preparation

Nothing beats a great paint job, especially one you’ve done yourself. Give yourself the best chance at success by following these instructions.

How to paint ceilings

Your ceilings can sometimes be overlooked, but with a refreshing colour and a flawless finish you’ll give people a reason to look up and admire your handy work.

Repainting interior and weather affected surfaces

Your guide to product selection for repainting interior and exterior weather affected surfaces. 

How to paint stripes

Achieve the impact of a wallpaper look without the hassle.

How to paint doors and trims

Create a welcoming entrance to any room of the house with the right tools and techniques for the job.

How to paint windows and trims

Create the perfect frame to the outside world with a lustrous paint and a little know-how.

How to paint walls

The walls of your home add colour to your world and set the mood for everyday life. So, the way you apply your paint can be just as important as the colour itself to get the perfect finish.


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How to Paint Dulux Design Concrete Effect

Enjoy the refined modern industrial textural effect of polished concrete. Make a statement in your home on interior walls in the living room, bedroom, or study.

Follow our simple How To Guide to create your own design statement.

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Dulux Design Effects Range How to guides

Create a design statement with our collection of Dulux Design Effects paint. Let our easy to follow guides help you get the designer look you are after. 

How to paint using Dulux Design Glitter Effect

Dulux Glitter Effect can be used in residential or commercial spaces for a sophisticated and versatile look.

How to paint using Dulux Design Chalk Effect

Dulux Design Chalk Effect, is an ultra matt chalk paint designed for you to upcycle and create unique pieces within your home.

How to paint using Dulux Design Concrete Effect

Enjoy the refined modern industrial textural effect of Dulux Concrete Effect. Make a statement in your home on interior walls in the living room, bedroom, or study.

How to paint using Dulux Design Rust Effect

Want to create a feature wall with a real difference? Dulux Design Rust makes creating an authentic, rusted iron finish on just about any surface quick and simple.

How to paint using Dulux Design Gold and Stainless Steel Effect

Dulux Gold Effect is a luxurious finish that creates the look of shimmering gold and Dulux Stainless Steel Effect gives a sleek, stylish stainless steel appearance.

How to paint using Dulux Design Metal Shimmer Effect

Creates a subtle shimmering, textural finish. Perfect for gates, fences, trim and decorative metal features.

How to paint using Dulux Design Copper and Copper Patina Effect

Dulux Design Copper Effect creates the look of lustrous, metallic copper. Use on it's own or add Dulux Copper Patina Effect to create the green patination of aged copper.

How to paint using Dulux Design Metallic & Design Pearl Effect

Create that high-fashion look at home with added impact and dimension using Dulux Design Metallic and Design Pearl effect paints.

How to paint over interior effects paint

Looking to make a change to your feature wall? Thankfully removing your old Dulux effects paint is simple when you’re ready for a new look.

How to paint using Dulux Design Suede & Design Stone Effect

Be inspired by the unique textures of Dulux Design Suede and Design Stone Effect to create depth and dimension to your home.


Exterior painting guides

Use our range of exterior painting guides to give you the tips and techniques you need for that quality finish.

How to paint windows

If your windows aren’t looking their best, they might need a little bit of TLC to stay protected against the weather elements.

Front door four ways

When the sun comes out it’s the perfect time to get your front door looking it’s best before guests start knocking.

How to repaint a picket fence

Improve your street appeal easily by refreshing the paintwork on your front fence. With our helpful video and step-by-step guide, you can take on your front fence in one day.

How to spray a fence with Dulux Rapidfinish

Painting your fence has been made easy with the Dulux RapidFinishTM multipurpose spray unit, so you can spend less time painting than if using a brush or roller. See how easy it is!

Repainting exterior and weather affected surfaces

Your guide to product selection for repainting interior and exterior weather affected surfaces.

Exterior paint preparation

There are some key points to note when preparing to paint exterior areas. Using the correct technique and quality paints will result in a painting job that is faster, cheaper and easier to use than alternative methods.

How to refresh your render

Render looking a little worn? Revive your render surfaces and give it the Dulux treatment for a fresh near-new look.

How to paint door entrances

First impressions count. A fresh lick of Dulux paint on your front door can freshen up the look of your whole house. It creates a warm welcome for visitors while making your home the street's style star.

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How to render brick and cement walls

Dulux has a range of effects products to help you create the unique look you are after.

These can be used on a variety of exterior surfaces such as brick, cement render, masonry surfaces and fibre cement including blue board.

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