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Garage wall

It’s easy to smarten up a tired garage wall with a little bit of help from Resene.

How to paint a garage wall

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 83

Difficulty level : Moderate

You will need

  • Bucket
  • Garage wall (ours was previously painted concrete)
  • Garden hose with water supply
  • Garden sprayer
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint stirrer
  • Resene Concrete Primer

To get the look:  Mark painted the window frame with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Alert Tan

Other ideas:  For a darker effect, paint the garage wall with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Nero.

How to paint a garage wall

 
Step 1 Step one
Mix Resene Moss & Mould Killer with clean water following the instructions on pack.
Step 2 Step two
Wearing rubber gloves, apply the solution to the garage wall with a garden sprayer 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
Wearing rubber gloves, scrub the solution across the garage wall with a stiff-bristled brush.
Step 5 Step five
Rinse off the solution with clean water and allow the garage wall to dry.
Step 6 Step six
Spot prime any areas of bare concrete with Resene Concrete Primer and allow to dry.
Step 7 Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Triple Dune to the garage wall and allow to dry.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Triple Dune to the garage wall and allow to dry.

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