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anyway to make normal paint waterproof??

Postby Nhenderson » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:41 pm

Just had new bathroom fitted and one wall has been painted in just normal matt paint, i didn't think it would be a problem as it is opposite side of bathroom to bath sink etc.... but there are splash marks on the wall already and it looks really unsightly.... anything i can do to make the paint waterproof so to speak so this doesn't happen? as ive searched everywhere for a bathroom paint the same colour and had no joy..... thanks in advance
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Postby theshedman » Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:58 am

Hi, you should be able to match the colour by going to one of the bigger DIY stores and getting them to mix the colour for you. It won't be a matt finish though as bathroom paint will have a silk finish. I would go for the Dulux range of paints personally as they seem to last longer than the others, are more hardwearing and any splash marks can be easily wiped off.
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