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The contractor that is giving me an estimate for painting the exterior of my house has mentioned Dulux Weathershield All Seasons Masonry Paint as the preferred type of paint to use.

He says that being oil based is more washable and still lets the masonry breathe.

I only knew of the Dulux Weathershield Smooth Masonry Paint which is water based.

I have been looking at the Dulux UK trade website and the oil based masonry paint does not seem to have any downside.

Is this newer type of paint the one to go for?

Also, I read that it is shower resistance in 15 minutes, however, it is better to wait until the spring to paint? The contractor mentions it is not an issue.
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asalcedo wrote:
The contractor that is giving me an estimate for painting the exterior
of my house has mentioned Dulux Weathershield All Seasons Masonry Paint
as the preferred type of paint to use.

He says that being oil based is more washable and still lets the
masonry breathe.

I only knew of the Dulux Weathershield Smooth Masonry Paint which is
water based.

I have been looking at the Dulux UK trade website and the oil based
masonry paint does not seem to have any downside.

Is this newer type of paint the one to go for?

Also, I read that it is shower resistance in 15 minutes, however, it is
better to wait until the spring to paint? The contractor mentions it is
not an issue.



Check out pliolite based paints from Johnstones, Leyland, and others
(everybody *except* Dulux it seems!)
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Hi Mark & Stuart,

I will certainly check it out.

I was under the impression that Dulux, is, most of the times, the brand that offers the best quality paint. Is that true and this Leyland Truguard is an exception or are there other brands as good?
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asalcedo wrote:
Mark Wrote:

asalcedo typed:

The contractor that is giving me an estimate for painting the
exterior
of my house has mentioned Dulux Weathershield All Seasons Masonry
Paint as the preferred type of paint to use.

"Shudders"

as someone else has said you really should consider Leyland Truguard
Pliolite
http://www.leyland-paints.co.uk/site...s.asp?range=10
its made by SigmaKalon, ive used it extensively on more then one house
and
its coverage and durability is in a Totally different league to Dulux
Weathershield.

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Hi Mark & Stuart,

I will certainly check it out.

I was under the impression that Dulux, is, most of the times, the brand
that offers the best quality paint.


No, they sell fluffy dogs


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asalcedo typed:

Mark Wrote:
asalcedo
typed:

The contractor that is giving me an estimate for painting the
exterior
of my house has mentioned Dulux Weathershield All Seasons Masonry
Paint as the preferred type of paint to use.

"Shudders"

as someone else has said you really should consider Leyland Truguard
Pliolite
http://www.leyland-paints.co.uk/site...s.asp?range=10
its made by SigmaKalon, ive used it extensively on more then one
house and
its coverage and durability is in a Totally different league to Dulux
Weathershield.

-


Hi Mark & Stuart,

I will certainly check it out.

I was under the impression that Dulux, is, most of the times, the
brand that offers the best quality paint. Is that true and this
Leyland Truguard is an exception or are there other brands as good?


Well this was possibly true some years ago but things move on, Dulex is a
heavily advertised brand name IMHO trading on past performance at an
inflated price.
Incidentally tesco and my supplier were selling Weathershield
at 4.99 for 5lt last year (I didn't buy any even at that price) wonder if
your contractor stocked up at that price.
I recommend Truguard because I have tried it in direct comparison with
Weathershield
the difference in durability was apparent after only 6 months, 3 years on
and the Weathershield looked so grubby I had to repaint over it with the
Truguard.
I've also used Permoglaze http://www.permoglaze.co.uk/product4.htm
which if you are worried about a Brand name is made by Akzo Noble (Crown)
but again IMHO Leyland is superior and at a lower price.
HTH


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asalcedo typed:

Mark Wrote:
asalcedo
typed:

The contractor that is giving me an estimate for painting the
exterior
of my house has mentioned Dulux Weathershield All Seasons Masonry
Paint as the preferred type of paint to use.

"Shudders"

as someone else has said you really should consider Leyland Truguard
Pliolite
http://www.leyland-paints.co.uk/site...s.asp?range=10
its made by SigmaKalon, ive used it extensively on more then one
house and
its coverage and durability is in a Totally different league to Dulux
Weathershield.

-


Hi Mark & Stuart,

I will certainly check it out.

I was under the impression that Dulux, is, most of the times, the
brand that offers the best quality paint. Is that true and this
Leyland Truguard is an exception or are there other brands as good?


Well this was possibly true some years ago but things move on, Dulex is a
heavily advertised brand name IMHO trading on past performance at an
inflated price.
Incidentally tesco and my supplier were selling Weathershield
at 4.99 for 5lt last year (I didn't buy any even at that price) wonder if
your contractor stocked up at that price.
I recommend Truguard because I have tried it in direct comparison with
Weathershield
the difference in durability was apparent after only 6 months, 3 years on
and the Weathershield looked so grubby I had to repaint over it with the
Truguard.
I've also used Permoglaze http://www.permoglaze.co.uk/product4.htm
which if you are worried about a Brand name is made by Akzo Noble (Crown)
but again IMHO Leyland is superior and at a lower price.
HTH


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I think I may have fallen for the advertising... I did a substantial renovation of the woodwork paint outdoors and went for Dulux Weathershield. Seven months on, it is already lacking a bit.

I value your experience and will try to use Truguard.
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