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We've made it easy for you! There are varying levels of washability depending on the product and usage area. From low servicability (bedrooms) to high servicability (kitchens). Look out for these symbols on pack.

DIY Interiors

Step 2: Which Sheen should I use?

Knowing the characteristics and functions of each sheen level will help you select the best for your project. Wet areas like Kitchens, Bathrooms and Laundries need a more serviceable paint to resist steam, moisture and cooking stains.

Wall Ceiling
Sheen Level Matt Low Sheen Semi Gloss Flat Eggshell
Traffic Area Low to Medium Low to High Med to High N/A N/A
Living Rooms ** *** ** *** *
Bedrooms *** *** ***
Media Rooms *** ** ***
Bathrooms * *** ***
Laundry * *** * ***
Kitchen * *** * **
Kid's Rooms *** * ***
Hallways * *** ***
Feature Walls *** **
Pascol Interior Range

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Step 1: How much paint do I need?

Step 2: Which sheen should I use?

Step 3: Choosing the right Prep Coat

Step 4: Prepare the surface

Step 5: Let's paint Ceilings and Walls

Step 6: Let's paint Trims and Woodwork

Step 7: Which tools do I need?

Step 8: Clean-up, storage & disposal

Guide Download

Download a PDF of our DIY Exterior Painting Guide

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