One of the biggest names in paint, The Paint Shed is delighted to stock a comprehensive range of different Jotun Demidekk Paints.

Formerly known as Butinox, Demidekk is ideal if you need any colour of high-quality paint for applying to wood and metals that need to be outside, as well as windows and doors.

Available in a range of colours, mixed in-house by The Paint Shed, we can help you find Demidekk paint in the exact colour you’ve been searching for.

Shop the range and find the ideal exterior paint in the Demidekk range right now.

Demidekk (previously Butinox)

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What is Jotun Demidekk Paint?

Some people may formerly know Jotun Demidekk as Butinox. A few years later Jotun decided to replace the entire Butinox range and make it Demidekk. They reasoned that the new range would provide users with a higher quality product which can last longer (Butinox had an 8-guarantee while Demidekk has 12).

While you wouldn’t visibly notice much difference between the two, you are getting a longer-lasting product for pretty much the same price.

This type of paint is ideal if you’re looking for something to use on:

  • Exterior woodwork
  • Wooden doors
  • Window frames

The paint can work alongside wooden structures that need to “breathe”, and you’ll tend to find that the paint can move without cracking as wood expands and contracts throughout the seasons.

As with any metal or wood-based paint job, make sure you have a suitable primer in place first.

Why Jotun Demidekk Paint?

We like Jotun Demidekk paint because it takes colour well. It can be hard to find an oil/acrylic binder which will happily allow for a custom shade or colour. Demidekk does though.

If you were working solely on rough wood, timber or cladding, we recommend using Demidekk Ultimate. This paint can sit nicely on top of wood you’ve already painted without needing to do much sanding or prep work.

Demi Ultimate for Windows and Doors is a bit like Ronseal in that it does exactly what it says on the tin. You would be better using this paint when working on smooth surfaces like a sanded door, window frame, new woodwork or smooth metal.

Getting ready to paint

Painting on wood and metal is the same as a wall, but you need to ensure you’re fully prepared.

As with any paint job on a surface, use a premium primer or undercoat first to avoid any problems. On exterior wood, the likes of Jotun Visir Primer Clear or Dulux Trade Quick Drying Wood Priming Undercoat work wonders.

And double-check you have the right painting accessories handy before popping open the lid and getting to it.

Shopping with The Paint Shed

Here at The Paint Shed, we want to make it as easy as possible to find the right paint or varnish for any material. If you are doing a unique DIY project and don’t know what type of paint to be using, visit our specialist paint section. You’ll also want to stop by the tips and advice section, where we have guides that cover painting on interior and exterior surfaces, and what steps to take as you prep the area.

For those bargain hunters amongst us, our paint deals page is where you’ll find some unbeatable deals on woodcare products and oils. We recently had some bargain offers from premium wood based brands like Osmo and Rust-Oleum.

Remember that The Paint Shed also has a price guarantee in place for customers. If you find the same Demidekk products on another UK retailer’s site for a better price, let us know, and we’ll try our best to beat it.