Paint By Surface

Starting any painting project can be overwhelming. With so many paint options available, it can be difficult to figure out which paint is right for which job.Different paints are formulated to suit different surfaces, so having a ‘Paint by Surface' cheat sheet is the best way to tackle any interior or exterior project. For any DIY decorators, it acts as an ‘paint by numbers’ hack for home renovation, while painting professionals can benefit from having tips and tricks to hand. With our simple, easy to follow guide you’ll have everything you need for painting perfection

Simply select your surface to view all the relevant products. Broken down by interior/exterior, brand, finish, water or oil base and surface type, you are sure to find what you are looking for. Decorating a home or space takes time, money and effort so we want to make it as easy as possible. Avoid multiple trips and purchases by following our key considerations, our team of paint professionals are here to help you get it right the first time. Further information on product reviews, application guides and seasonal trends can be found in our Tips & Advice blog. If you are in need of advice, do not hesitate to reach  out to our team of experts, call us on 03333202369 , pop in store or email [email protected]. Providing great customer service is our number one priority. 

Why use different types of paint? 

Finding the right type of paint is just as important as picking the perfect colour or finish. You want your paint to stay in perfect condition for as long as you can and choosing the right surface paint is the key to a flawless finish. Depending on the environment, surface and room, different surface paints provide different levels of durability and suitability. Here is a quick guide to finding the right interior and exterior paint. 

Exterior Paint - The key to a great exterior paint is durability. You want your exterior paint to stand up to the elements, so it retains its opacity and colour come rain or shine. Dulux Weathershield & Johnstones Smooth Masonry paint make fantastic options for fighting against rain, mould and cracks on walls. Where as Demidekk and Dulux Trade are standouts for protecting and preserving exterior wood. 

Interior Paint - The Paint Shed offers a massive range of interior wall paints from the best and biggest paint brands on the market. Browse through our interior surface paints from renowned and respected brands such as Crown Trade, Macpherson, Farrow & Ball, Armstead Trade and more. Each possess unique qualities and attributes that keep your interior paint project looking fresher for longer. Browse through different paint properties including; light reflecting capabilities, fast drying, scrubbability, strain resistance and more. We have everything you need to transform a home with our superior interior wall and wood paint.

Surface Paint at The Paint Shed

When you purchase surface paint from The Paint Shed you benefit from not only finding the exact right paint for your project, but also from the knowledge that you are getting the best price on the market. If you are ever unsure about a paint, we also offer tester pots for certain brands (Johnstones, Isle of Skye and Farrow & Ball)  so you can try it out before you commit.