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Natural fit

A full exterior repaint is a major undertaking as Fiona found out, dedicating several weeks over the Xmas holiday period to paint the exterior of her Californian bungalow, a typical example of this style of housing except for the full length bi-fold doors gracing the spot where the lounge windows once were.

Exterior House Paint

Selecting a calming scheme of Resene Lumbersider waterborne satin acrylic tinted to Resene Mantle on weatherboards, Resene Lustacryl semi-gloss waterborne enamel tinted to Resene Regent Grey on window frames, Resene Enamacryl tinted to Resene Milk Punch on window sashes and Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Midnight Moss on windowsills, eaves and baseboards, the home blends in beautifully with the mature gardens that surround it.

Weatherboards Window frames Windowsills
ReseneMantle Resene  Midnight Moss
Resene Mantle Resene Regent Grey Resene Midnight Moss
Window sashes Eaves Baseboards
Resene Milk Punch Resene  Midnight Moss Resene  Midnight Moss
Resene Milk Punch Resene Midnight Moss Resene Midnight Moss

Fiona says Resene "Lustacryl and Enamacryl are great to use because they wash out in water but behave like enamels (without the stink!)". Resene Lustacryl and Enamacryl are part of the Resene waterborne enamel range of products, enabling you to get all the benefits of waterborne products (such as low odour and easy clean up in water) with all the toughness of an enamel.

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Thanks to Fiona.



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