Resene Popular Paint Systems –
Concrete, plasters and cement-based substrates: training notes
This web page is an edited version of the Resene Best System Selling training notes provided to Resene staff and is provided to enable you to gain a greater understanding of the substrates and paint systems you may encounter in your decorating project. It is impossible to cover all decorating scenarios in a single document, so if you are in doubt about any aspect of your project please contact Resene for assistance.
Select the substrate you will be painting from the list below to view how to prepare and finish the surface.
Topcoat systems flowcharts
Note: Refer to the PDF flowchart for a visual of the steps below:
Apply Resene Moss & Mould Killer.
Wash down using high pressure waterblaster OR wash down using Resene Paint Prep and Housewash.
Prime using Resene Sureseal.
Fill cracks and voids:
Refer to topcoat systems flowcharts.
Old unpainted cementitious surfaces will be contaminated with moss and mould, windblown salt and other contaminants. They will also be powdery and most likely dirty. This is why we recommend Resene Moss & Mould Killer and a thorough clean by either waterblasting or a thorough scrub using Resene Paint Prep and Housewash .
We recommend Resene Sureseal because it will:
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Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online. See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.