Similar to dulux white supermatt

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Hello,

I have a couple of areas where I need to do some touching up. Said areas had been previously painted with dulux white supermatt. For such small areas I am hoping I can find a paint that is very similar to the supermatt without paying 40 pounds for a 10l can. Can anyone suggest a paint which is similar in colour to the suoermatt?

Thanks
 
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White is a colour so all brands are slightly different. Supermatt is just a contract matt so any contract matt you can find in white. Just have to try
 
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Just go to B&Queue, buy a tub of Supermatt, take it home, carefully open it, carefully scoop a small quantity of the paint into a container, replace the lid, clean up, and back to B&Queue to get a refund, telling them you didn't need it after all.

They don't care.
 
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Just go to B&Queue, buy a tub of Supermatt, take it home, carefully open it, carefully scoop a small quantity of the paint into a container, replace the lid, clean up, and back to B&Queue to get a refund, telling them you didn't need it after all.

They don't care.

Can't I do that in the store without taking it home?
 
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Supermatt is more matt than regular emulsions. It is impossible to keep clean and only officially designed for plaster that has not dried out. It has a lower latex/acrylic content which allows water in the plaster to evaporate out but as an "inferior" quality paint it is a mare to wipe clean.

Unfortunately there are many decorators that use it because it saves them time (read: money).
 
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surely you will be decorating over the Supermatt soon?

as you have seen, it is not durable, and is only intended as a temporary paint until the new plaster has dried out. Its big selling point is that it is porous and non-vinyl, and its resultant lack of durability is the trade-off. It makes the house look bright and presentable pending permanent decoration. You can overpaint it with an ordinary vinyl emulsion which is more durable, in whatever colour suits your whim.
 
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