Why trade up your choice of paint?

August 26th, 2016

With so many brands and product options available it can be daunting decision choosing the right product for the job in hand.  Here’s a quick guide to some of the core paint ranges Brewers Decorator Centres stock and the benefits of trading up to the superior product.


REASON TO TRADE UP....  DURABILITY AND/OR SPEED

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 Albany Vinyl Matt

 Albany Durable Matt


 - 500% stronger than standard vinyl matt emulsion
 - tough, long lasting matt finish to withstand repetitive cleaning
 - ideal for high traffic areas

 Dulux Vinyl Matt

 Dulux Diamond Matt

 - uses Diamond Technology to make it 10 times tougher than Dulux Trade Vinyl Matt

 Crown Vinyl Matt

 Crown Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt

 - can withstand repetitive cleaning

 - demonstrates excellent stain resistance

 - ideal for use in high traffic areas

 - ISO 11998 class 1 scrub rating

 Armstead Vinyl Matt

 Armstead Durable Matt

 - provides a scrubbable matt finish

 - good stain resistance

 - hardwearing making it suitable for high traffic areas such as hallways

 Crown Acrylic Eggshell

 Crown Clean Extreme Acrylic Eggshell

 - can withstand repetitive cleaning

 - demonstrates excellent stain resistance properties

 - ideal for use in high traffic areas

 - ideal for use in areas subject to steam and condensation such as kitchens and

   bathrooms

 - ISO 11998 class 1 scrub rating

 Dulux Trade High Gloss

 Dulux  Trade Quick Drying Gloss

 Dulux Weathershield Masonry Gloss

 - water-based, high gloss system

 - aesthetic properties of a solvent-based

   product

 - quicker recoat times and enhanced

   durability

 - quick-drying, high gloss

 - formulated for exterior use

 - its smooth gloss formulation discourages

   dirt retention

 - contains fungicide to inhibits mould growth

 - 10 year all weather protection

 Crown Trade Full Gloss

 Crown Trade Fastflow Quick Dry Gloss

 Crown Stronghold Exterior Gloss

 

 - quick drying

 - water-based gloss that feels like a

   traditional gloss

 - stays whiter for longer

 - provides long term protection

 - 6 years proven durability

 - flexible finish for exterior wood

 - solvent-based

Dulux Trade Eggshell

Dulux Trade Diamond Eggshell

Dulux Trade High Performance Eggshell

 - 10 times tougher than Dulux Trade 

   Vinyl Silk

 - resistant to typical household stains

 - water-based making it quick-drying and 

   low odour

 - ideal for jobs requiring minimum 

   disruption

 - 5 times tougher and 43% more scuff 

   resistant than Diamond Eggshell.

 - ideal for super high traffic areas

REASON TO TRADE UP....  GREEN CREDENTIALS

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 Dulux Vinyl Matt

 Dulux Ecosure Matt Emulsion

 - up to 25% less embodied carbon than Dulux Trade Vinyl Matt as measured by the 

  Environmental Impact Analyser

 - specifically formulated for a lower environmental impact than standard Dulux Trade 

   products

 - still maintains the highest possible standard of Dulux Trade quality and performance

 Dulux Trade Gloss

 Dulux Ecosure Gloss

 - using Ecosure Gloss and Undercoat as a two-coat system reduces the embodied 

   carbon by 30% compared to standard Dulux Trade High Gloss and Undercoat, as 

   measured by Environmental Impact Analyser

 - specifically formulated for a lower environmental impact than standard Dulux Trade 

   products

 - quick drying and high sheen finish with good flow and application properties

 - good durability and resistance to yellowing

REASON TO TRADE UP... SPECIALIST PROPERTIES FOR WALLS AND CEILINGS

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 Dulux Vinyl Matt

 Dulux Pyroshield Durable Matt

 - flame retardant finish that upgrades surfaces of fire classification from Class 3 

   to Class 0 (BS476)

 - inhibits the spread of flame on previously painted Wall & Ceiling surfaces

 - highly durable, washable vinyl matt finish

 - only 2 coats required

 - quick drying water-based formulation

 Dulux Vinyl Matt

 Dulux Mould Shield Fungicidal Matt

 - ingredients include fungicide to inhibit mould growth

 - tested to BS 3900 Part G6

 Crown Trade Vinyl Matt

 Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Matt

 - ingredients include fungicide to inhibit mould growth

 - ideal for void premises, basements, kitchens and bathrooms

 Crown Trade Vinyl Matt

 Crown Trade Steracryl Anti-Bacterial Scrubbable Matt

 - uses SteriTouch silver ion technology

 - has a scrub resistance rating of Class 1 to ISO 11998

 - ideal for jobs where an anti-bacterial, low odour finish is required

 - ideal for high traffic areas

 Albany Red Oxide Primer

 Albany Metal Primer Phosphate

 - higher rust resistance than Red Oxide Primer

 Crown Trade Acrylic Eggshell

 Crown Trade Steracryl Anti-Bacterial Durable Acrylic Eggshell

 - uses SteriTouch silver ion technology

 - ideal for jobs where an anti-bacterial, low odour finish is required

 - ideal for areas susceptible to condensation

 - highly durable, wipeable finish

 Crown Trade Acrylic Eggshell

 Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Durable Acrylic Eggshell

 - ingredients include fungicide to inhibit mould growth

 - ideal for void premises, basements, kitchens and bathrooms

 - highly durable wipeable finish

 Crown Trade Acrylic Eggshell

 Crown Trade Timonox Acrylic Eggshell

 - inhibits the spread of flames in a fire

 - can be used as part of a system to upgrade existing coatings to Class 0

 - ideal for communal areas

 - can be used on new and previously painted non-combustible surfaces

 Dulux Trade Eggshell

 Dulux Mould Shield Fungicidal Eggshell

 - ingredients include fungicide to inhibit mould growth

 - tested to BS 3900 Part G6

 Crown Trade Vinyl Matt

 Crown Trade Timonox Vinyl Matt

Crown Trade Timonox Scrubbable Matt

 - inhibits the spread of flames in a 

   fire

 - can be used as part of a system 

   to upgrade existing coatings to 

   Class 0

 - ideal for communal areas

 - can be used as part of a system to upgrade 

   existing coatings to Class 0

 - flame retardant matt finish

 - scrub resistant (rating class 1 to ISO11998)

REASON TO TRADE UP... SUPERIOR CONTRACTOR PAINT

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 Armstead Contract emulsion

 Dulux Trade Supermatt emulsion

 - top quality

 - high opacity

 - excellent coverage

 - suitable for new plaster that is still drying out

 Dulux Trade High Gloss

 Dulux Trade New Work Gloss

 - designed to be applied to new surfaces

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 Macpherson Contract emulsion

 Macpherson Eclipse

 Crown Trade Covermatt

 - allows surfaces to breathe 

   making it suitable for use on new 

   plaster and render before the 

   drying process is complete

 - specially formulated for the first time decoration of  

   new build interiors including new plaster

 - excellent high opacity

 - allows surfaces to breathe

 - quick drying

 - formulated for reduced spatter

 - range of colours

REASON TO TRADE UP... EXTERIOR SUBSTRATE HAS SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO ELEMENTS

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 Sandtex Trade High Cover Smooth  Masonry

 Sandtex Trade X-treme X-posure Smooth Masonry

 - BBA approved 15 years proven durability

 - ultimate weather and climate endurance

 - anti-carbonation concrete protection

 - highly resistant to dirt and pollution

 - extremely flexible for covering and resisting re-appearance of hairline cracks


REASON TO TRADE UP... EXTERIOR PAINT NEEDS TO BE APPLIED IN POOR CONDITIONS

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 Sandtex Trade High Cover Smooth

 Sandtex Trade 365 All Weather Masonry

 

 - can be applied in temperatures as low as -10oC

 - resistant to showers after just 20 minutes

 - BBA approved 15 years proven durability