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Can't find bathroom paint for woodwork?

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by rarara, 31 Aug 2015.

  1. rarara

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    Last time I painted my bathroom window frame and paneling etc I am pretty sure that I selected a specific bathroom paint, to suitable for humid environments.

    Yesterday I went into B&Q :cry: and they had no such thing (well, only bathroom suitable paint for walls).

    Is my memory getting hazy, does such a product exist?

    Also, next to the bath there is a large shelf forming the bottom of the window so the ideal spot for a few bottles, kids sponge, toys etc so generally gets a bit of occasional splashing. If I want a basic white satin to repaint this (as well as door and other woodwork) can anyone suggest a suitable product??

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    Leyland Satinwood is good. Get it from screwfix.
     
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    Anything that has wet bottles and stuff for the bathroom wash on it will fail (eventually).

    Any old wood finish (satin, gloss, egg shell) will give some protection. If you want a longer term solution you could opt for an external satin or gloss product. I'd go oil base over water base due to the extra strength to copy with your use.

    Another method would be to clad the shelf with glass or a plastic laminate, seal it and it will last far longer.
     
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    OK, so an external satin is always going to give better performance in these conditions than a standard version?

    If using oil based, will there ever be any of the leaching that seems to happen in bathrooms where brown oily marks/drops appear on the surface?
     
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