How to get the perfect look

1. Gather inspiration

What do you want the final result to look lie? Inspiration can come from anywhere. Try looking online and putting together a moodboard.

2. Select a colour scheme

Use colour schemes from your research, or chat to us for help. Then trial your scheme using Dulux sample pots and A4 swatches.

3. Get painting

Calculate how much paint you will need, then take Dulux Weathershield and follow our painting guide before.


Dulux Weathershield Low Sheen

Dulux Weathershield has been specially designed to provide a tough, hardwearing finish that provides protection from all weather conditions.

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Colours displayed should be used as a guide for your colour selection. To ensure best accuracy, test your colour choice at home by ordering Dulux Sample Pots and A4 Colour Swatches.

Time to paint

  1. Start by cutting in around the edges and hard to reach areas using Dulux
    Weathershield.
  2. Apply paint to the surface using short, horizontal brush strokes.
  3. Smooth over the wet painted section with long brush strokes. Do not reload the brush when you do this, a few strokes should be enough to smooth the surface.
  4. Repeat this process for the second coat. Allow to dry, then give the surface a light sand with 400 grit sandpaper and repeat for a second coat.
  5. If painting bare timber a third coat will need to be applied.

Design tip - There are so many Dulux colours that work with popular Colorbond® colours. The key is to work with the undertones so they blend together harmoniously.

Order sample pots and A4 swatches

Selecting the right colour can be difficult, that s why we have over 100ml sample pots with 4,500 colours available online. It s the safest way to make a big decision.