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Shed wall

Transform a drab shed wall into a fresh feature with a little bit of help from Resene.

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 48

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Bucket, Garden hose with clean running water, Paintbrush, Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Sweet Corn, Resene Moss & Mould Killer, Resene Paint Prep and Housewash, Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat, Rubber gloves, Sandpaper, Stiff-bristled brush

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene White Thunder.

Other ideas: For a fresh green effect paint the shed with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Soft Apple.

Step 1
Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water.
Step 2
Step two
Wearing rubber gloves, brush the shed wall with the solution until it’s thoroughly soaked and leave for 48 hours.
Step 3
Step three
Mix one part Resene Paint Prep and Housewash to three parts clean water.
Step 4
Step four
Scrub the shed wall vigorously with the solution using a stiffbristled brush.
Step 5
Step five
Rinse the shed wall thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Sand any areas of flaking paint and then brush off any sanding residue.
Step 7
Step seven
Spot prime any areas of bare wood with Resene Quick Dry and allow two hours to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply two coats of Resene Sweet Corn to the shed wall, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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