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Dulux Trade Undercoat

Dulux Trade Undercoat

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  • Oil-Based

  • High Sheen

  • High Coverage

  • Excellent Adhesion

Overview

A solvent based undercoat, Dulux Trade Undercoat is recommended for use with Dulux Trade High Gloss. The high sheen and excellent opacity help to retain the gloss level of the top coat. Use it on prepped and primed wood and metal, both interior and exterior. This is a versatile undercoat with excellent coverage.

  • Ideal for use under solvent-based gloss paints
  • Interior or exterior use
  • Excellent opacity and flow
Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Interior or exterior wood and metal
Base Oil-Based
Coverage Up to 17m² per litre
Drying Time Touch dry 2-6 hours
Re-Coat Time 6-16 Hours
Recommended Coats 1-2 Coats
Application Method Brush, Roller
VOC Levels High
Clean Up Remove as much paint as possible from the equipment before cleaning with brush cleaner
Preparation

For best results, make sure that surfaces to be painted are sound, clean and dry. It's particularly important that new surfaces are fully dry and free from all defective or poorly adhering material such as dirt, grease and wax.

  • Prime new or bare surfaces with an appropriate Dulux Trade primer.
  • Rub down previously painted surfaces thoroughly, using ‘wet flatting’ methods where possible, and wipe off with a damp, lint free cloth. Surface preparation of pre-1960s paint surfaces over wood and metal require special precautions as they may contain harmful lead.
  • Treat any knots in wood with an appropriate knotting solution and fill any surface defects with an appropriate filler.
Application

Always follow the manufacturers instructions found on the tin, it is recommended that a small test area is applied before painting the entire surface to ensure compatibility.

  • Apply 1 coat of Dulux Trade Undercoat in the appropriate colour for the job, with a brush or roller only. Do not spray.
  • Follow with 1 or 2 coats of Dulux Trade High Gloss.
  • Allow at least 6 hours for the undercoat to dry before applying the gloss.
  • If a second coat of Dulux Trade High Gloss is required, allow a minimum of 16 hours between coats.
  • For improved obliteration on rough or textured surfaces, or when using special process colours (see appropriate Dulux Trade colour card) 2 coats of Dulux Trade High Gloss will be required in order to achieve full opacity.
Aftercare & Storage
Store upright in a dry place, avoiding extremes of temperature
FAQ's

Q. Why use an undercoat?

A. Undercoats typically have a higher pigmentation than the final coat of paint. This increased opacity helps to provide better coverage, especially when painting over dark or contrasting colours. It ensures that the final colour appears true and vibrant. Applying an undercoat helps to create a smooth and even surface by filling in any imperfections, such as minor cracks, dents, or unevenness on the surface. It helps to create a solid foundation for the final coat of paint, resulting in a professional-looking finish.

Q. Does Dulux Trade Undercoat offer good level of adhesion

A. Undercoats like Dulux Trade Undercoat are formulated to have excellent adhesion properties. They create a strong bond with the surface, allowing the final coat of paint to adhere better and last longer.

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Delivery

All orders placed on a working day before 3pm will be dispatched on the same day for next working day delivery. Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £3.99 for express delivery.

Special Delivery

You can now choose some special delivery options. 

  • AM Delivery: Get your order by 12pm
    If placed on a working day before 3pm, the AM Delivery will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday AM (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day for delivery on the following AM. All orders have a charge of £12.99 for AM delivery.
  • Late Cut-Off: Get an extra hour to place your order for Next Working Day delivery.
    Orders placed on a working day before 4pm will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 4pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £5.99 for Late Cut-Off delivery.
  • Saturday Delivery: Get your order on Saturday
    Option available on Fridays. Orders placed on Friday before 3pm will be delivered on Saturday. All orders have a charge of £9.95 for Saturday delivery.

Exceptions

We do not deliver to the Channel Islands or the Republic of Ireland

Certain postcodes delivery times and charges may vary please head to the cart to see your available delivery options.

Returns

We offer a 14 day money back guarantee for all goods shipped correctly that are not required. If the item is not required, please send the item back for a full refund in its original condition, unused with its original packaging. Please note return for unwanted item is at your own expense.

Contact us as soon as possible to inform us you will be returning the product either by the contact form below or by calling our team on 0161 960 0217.

Please note any bespoke or mixed to order items can not be returned, if you are unsure this is your product please check the listing or contact us for details. 

We always recommend getting samples or contacting us for free of charge colourcharts. We do our best to represent colours as accurately as possible however screens variations and different surfaces can alter this. Unfortunately in the event you do not like the colour we are unable to accept the product back if they it has been opened.

Damaged Paint

Please visit our damages page where we can help resolve the issue for you. 

Incorrect Item

We will be happy to organise an exchange for the correct goods at no extra charge to yourself, please get in touch to organise this.

Faulty Items

If you find a fault with your product, we can offer a full refund or exchange within 30 days. We test every product that is returned to us, sadly if a product is found to have no fault we cannot refund this and the you will be given the option to have this returned to you. Please get in touch to discuss these options. If you find fault after 30 days of purchase you may wish to contact the manufacturer directly as they will be able to offer support with the product.

Information

A solvent based undercoat, Dulux Trade Undercoat is recommended for use with Dulux Trade High Gloss. The high sheen and excellent opacity help to retain the gloss level of the top coat. Use it on prepped and primed wood and metal, both interior and exterior. This is a versatile undercoat with excellent coverage.

  • Ideal for use under solvent-based gloss paints
  • Interior or exterior use
  • Excellent opacity and flow

Specifications

Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Interior or exterior wood and metal
Base Oil-Based
Coverage Up to 17m² per litre
Drying Time Touch dry 2-6 hours
Re-Coat Time 6-16 Hours
Recommended Coats 1-2 Coats
Application Method Brush, Roller
VOC Levels High
Clean Up Remove as much paint as possible from the equipment before cleaning with brush cleaner