b'Ensure all nail holes, damaged or split timbers are filled with a suitableReseneRed Red Redfiller and applied in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.ReseneSpot prime filler when dry with Resene Quick Dry.Perfect TaupeReseneNB: If staining is evident after the application of Resene Quick Dry,Woodstockapply a further coat of Resene Enamel Undercoat. TopcoatsWaterborne paints are the most suitable for exterior applications as they are more durable and flexible than solventborne paints.Apply either Resene Hi-Glo (gloss), Resene Sonyx 101 (semi-gloss) or Resene Lumbersider (satin) at approximately 12 square metres per litre. Select the finish as outlined above depending on the desired gloss level finish. Follow label instructions at all times. These products are all available in standard or Resene Cool ColourA B C Dvariants.Resene Cool Colours are designed to reflect more of the suns energy than a standard colour, reducing heat buildup in theWeatherboard profilescoating and substrate and reducing heat transference inside. TypeAisextremelydifficulttocoatwithanypaintsystem. Stained finishes Theprofilehastwosharpedgesandthescallopedface Film forming stains will eventually fail by flaking. Resene recommendsbecomesalmosthorizontalatthebottomofthescallop. non film forming, penetrating stains (such as Resene WaterborneThismeansthatonnorthernfacingwalls,partsofthis Woodsman) and, even so, excess material must be wiped from thescallopedfacewillalwaysbeatrightanglestothesun surface. Semi-transparent stains are not as durable as fully pigmentedandthereforesubjecttomaximumultravioletlight.systems and Resene Waterborne Woodsman will require maintenanceThesharpedges,however,arethemajorconcern.Thisis after two summers. because paint pulls away from the sharp edge. In paint systems this results in a paint coating on these edges of only 50% of the Apply two coats of Resene Waterborne Woodsman, wipe away anyfilm build achieved elsewhere. excess material sitting on the timber and allow to dry. For dressed timber, a third coat will be required after three months. Follow labelType B weatherboard does not have such a sharp profile as type instructions at all times. A but it is still difficult to adequately coat the edges, and the top profile is angled to pick up considerably more ultraviolet light Once you have finished the painting or staining return any unwantedthan the vertical surface of the board. paintorpaintpackagingtotheResenePaintWiseservice.Seewww.resene.co.nz/paintwise.htm for details.Type C is by far the easiest profile for painting, and on most weatherboard houses the bottom angle is bevelled. Type D weatherboard can run vertically, diagonally or horizontally. topIt does not have the sharp profile problems of type A and B tip boards, but if not properly sealed before fixing in place there is ReseneTimberLockisamultifunctionaltimbereasy access for water to get behind the boards because of the treatmentthatimprovesthedimensionalstability square channel pattern between them. Any timber movement of the substrate, as well as improving its fungal, waterwill expose unprimed timber areas that can soak up water. andultravioletlightresistance.ItsuseimprovestheWhereboardsarefixedotherthanhorizontal,Resene durability of subsequently applied topcoats. It is especiallyrecommends that the full paint system be applied to all sides.recommended on Cedar that is to be painted, as well as onExtracted from the helpful DIY section of Resenes website, old weathered timber. www.resene.co.nz and www.resene.com.au. 123'