Painting a house? We have put together a handy shopping list of the must-have items.

Don’t forget the preparation can be the difference between a great paint job and an average job

 

Sugar soap

Gap filler – around doors/windows/skirtings

Plaster filler – for holes or cracks in walls

Sandpaper / Scourer

Drop sheets

Brushes, rollers, tray, extension

Paint stripper

Masking tape

Anti-mould additive – for wet areas

Undercoat

Topcoat

House Paint for Main Rooms

 

Walls- low sheen water based paint

Ceiling – flat water based paint

 

House Paint for Wet Areas – Laundry, bathrooms etc.

 

Semi-gloss acrylic paints with anti-mould additive

OR

Enamel paint

 

Skirting Boards, Cupboard Doors, Doors and Windows

 

Bare Timber – prime and undercoat then topcoat with water based or oil based enamel (for best durability and ease of cleaning)

OR

Stain then clear coat (best with solvent based)

 

Check out some of our house paint products here