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Concrete wall

Brighten up a tired concrete wall with a little bit of help from Resene.

Paint a concrete wall to refresh your garden

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 73

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need

  • Bucket
  • Concrete wall (ours was previously painted)
  • Garden hose with clean running water
  • Garden sprayer
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint stirrer

To get the look: Mark painted the trellis with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Alabaster and the chair with Resene Super Gloss tinted to Resene Adrenalin.

Other ideas: For a bright pink effect paint the concrete wall with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Cabaret.

How to prepare and repaint a concrete wall

 
Step 1 Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water in the garden sprayer.
Step 2 Step two
Spray the concrete wall with the solution and leave for 48 hours.
Step 3 Step three
Mix in a bucket one part Resene Paint Prep and Housewash to three parts water.
Step 4 Step four
Scrub the concrete wall thoroughly with the solution using a stiff-bristled brush.
Step 5 Step five
Rinse well with clean water and allow the concrete wall to dry.
Step 6 Step six
Carefully stir the Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Reverie.
Step 7 Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Reverie to the concrete wall and allow to dry.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Reverie to the concrete wall and allow to dry.

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