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Shed wall

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

Shed wall

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.

How to repaint a shed wall

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

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