Paints & varnishes
Monochromatic colour schemes have always been popular and suit anything from traditional to Scandinavian looks. Stylist Gem Adams gives us the lowdown on integrating a black and white colour scheme in your own home.
Episode 2 Relax, Wallpaper is Easy: All you need to know to successfully put wallpaper up in your home
Create a feature wall with wallpaper - change your look as often as you like, updating your interior can be this simple.
Learn how to stain weatherboards with Resene Woodmsan. Resene Woodsman is available in a waterborne and solventborne version and results to date show that Resene Waterborne Woodsman has better durability than its more traditional solventborne variant. It is also available in a greater range of colours and is the product used in the Resene Woodsman testpots. You can find a full project sheet at: http://www.resene.co.nz/pdf/video_projects/001_stainingweatherboards.pdf
Learn how to apply Resene Qristal ClearFloor 2K waterborne flooring urethane, this is a two component waterborne urethane durable flooring finish designed to protect your wooden flooring and keep it looking its best for longer. You can find a full project sheet at http://www.resene.co.nz/videos.htm
Learn how to apply Resene Waterborne Colorwood, this is a waterborne stain that is applied directly to timber and particle board. It is available in natural timber shades as well as bright colours. Colours can be diluted (reduced) using Resene Waterborne Colorwood Reducing Base. You can find a full project sheet at http://www.resene.co.nz/videos.htm
Episode 1 Relax, Wallpaper is Easy: All you need to know to successfully put wallpaper up in your home.
Learn how to apply Resene X-200, this is a thick paint or coating that offers a decorative low sheen finish to concrete and plaster finishes while protecting and waterproofing them. It flows into and fills voids and hairline cracks (up to 1mm wide), which is where any leaks are likely to occur. You can find a full project sheet at http://www.resene.co.nz/pdf/video_projects/002_waterproofingconcrete.pdf
Learn how to varnish a door with Resene Aquaclear, this has been developed as a waterborne alternative to turps thinned oil modified urethanes to enhance and protect timber. You can find a full project sheet at http://www.resene.co.nz/videos.htm
Resene Colour Consultant Sarah Gregory delivers a presentation at the Auckland HomeShow in September 2010 on using colour with confidence.
check out http://www.resene.co.nz/homeown/nf_home.htm for lots more inspiration on using colour with confidence in your home.
Learn how to paint exterior weatherboards. The application techniques and preparation requirements are essentially the same for our three premium exterior timber paints. Resene Hi-Glo is a very high gloss finish and requires slightly more care when laying-off as its high gloss accentuates any imperfections. Resene Sonyx 101 is a semi-gloss finish and has the same durability and cleaning properties as Resene Hi-Glo. Resene Lumbersider is a satin finish and is very easy to apply.
In winter we recommend the Resene Wintergrade versions of Resene Hi-Glo, Resene Sonyx 101 and Resene Lumbersider are used in place of the standard versions.
A full project sheet can be found at: http://www.resene.co.nz/pdf/video_projects/003_paintingweatherboards.pdf
Learn how to paint a wall with Resene SpaceCote, it is straightforward and easy to do. The results will be impressive and will significantly improve the look of your home.
Resene Fly Deterrent additive is available for dosing into Resene waterborne paints to deter flies from landing on the painted surface reducing the appearance of fly spots. In mould prone areas, such as bathrooms, consider using Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen Kitchen & Bathroom or Resene MoulDefender to inhibit mould growth.
The same application techniques apply equally to other Resene interior paint finishes, such as Resene Zylone Sheen.
A full project sheet can be found at: http://www.resene.co.nz/pdf/video_projects/004_interiorwalls.pdf
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