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Shed roof

Follow our simple guide to revamping a shed roof using Resene Summit Roof paint.

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 44

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Bucket, Garden hose with clean running water, Garden sprayer, Mineral turpentine, Paintbrush, Paint stirrer, Resene Moss & Mould Killer, Resene Paint Pot, Resene Paint Prep and Housewash, Resene paint stirrer, Resene Rust-Arrest, Resene Summit Roof tinted to Resene Sponge, Sandpaper or wire brush, Stiff-bristled brush

To get the look: Mark painted the rest of the shed with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Tranquil.

Other ideas: For a dark green effect paint the shed roof with Resene Summit Roof tinted to Resene Karaka.

How to paint a shed roof

Step 1
Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water and fill the garden sprayer with the diluted solution. Spray the shed roof with the solution and leave for 48 hours.
Step 2
Step two
Mix one part Resene Paint Prep and Housewash to three parts water.
Step 3
Step three
Scrub the roof vigorously with the solution using a stiff-bristled brush and rinse thoroughly with clean water. Allow to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Remove any areas of rust with sandpaper or a wire brush and spot prime with Resene Rust-Arrest. Allow to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Clean brush with mineral turpentine.
Step 6
Step six
Apply one coat of Resene GP Metal Primer to the roof and allow to dry. Again, clean brush with mineral turpentine.
Step 7
Step seven
Carefully stir the Resene Summit Roof paint.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply two coats of Resene Summit Roof paint to the roof, allowing at least two hours between coats.

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