Paint colours similar to Homebase Moonlight, and is their duracoat wipeable?(4 Posts)
ardgybardgy Fri 23-Nov-18 15:43:58
MsMamaNature Thu 15-Nov-18 00:29:31
Blackgrouse Wed 14-Nov-18 00:14:23
ardgybardgy Tue 13-Nov-18 21:34:45
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Thanks @MsMamaNature. That's certainly cheaper, but are Wilko a decent brand? I've never used their paints before.
Also, is there a way of checking whether the colours are very similar without having to trust my eyes (never a good idea), e.g. by checking the RGB values? I'm not sure if exact colour specifications are a trade secret or something that can be easily got hold of.
I have Homebase Putty in the matt and Duracoat and the Duracoat is definitely wipeable. I just did the top coat in the Duracoat.
We're about to redecorate most of our newly purchased house and the front runner paint colour is Moonlight from Homebase. We used it in two rooms in our previous home, and I really liked it - it is a sort of silvery white. However I'm hesitating a little. Our walls aren't perfect enough for silk, and matt paint is unlikely to be durable enough. They do a duracoat version but it's more expensive, especially as it only comes in a 2.5 litre tin, and there's suspiciously too little information in the online description for me to know whether it's "wipe-able" or not. Dirty fingerprints on the staircase walls and around the light switches are inevitable in our house.
Can anyone either reassure me that Homebase Duracoat is wipe-able, or recommend a similar colour from another manufacturer that does a wipe-able matt (and if it's cheaper then that would be even better)?
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