Home and Wall Colour Paint FAQs


Q.1) What are different types of paints available?

Dulux Paint offers a wide range of paint solution to suit various needs and preferences.

It’s different product type includes Filler, Metal Paint, Primer, Putty, Sealant, Textured Paint, Waterproofing, and Wood Paint.

Here are some of the different types of interior and exterior paints available:


Interior Paints:

Dulux SuperClean 3in1:
 A superior washable and anti-viral paint with tough stain repellant

Dulux Promise SmartChoice Interior: Offers good coverage & opacity with smooth matt finish.

Velvet Touch Pearl Glo: Provides mid sheen finish and best-in-class smoothness.

Dulux Better Living Air Clean Biobased: Offers pure air technology, purify indoor air and contains natural ingredients.


Exterior Paints:

Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx:
 Superior crack proof, triple defence technology, PU Modified Acrylic.

Dulux Weathershield Signature: Offers excellent durability with designer textured finish, creates granite-like effect.

Dulux Promise Exterior: Provides better coverage with anti-peel capability.

Dulux Weathershield Flash: Paint and Primer in one with high bond latex technology, and provide algal and fungal resistance property.


Q.2) What are the per sqft rates for all the types of paint you use?

The per sqft colour paint rates for different types of paint can vary based on factors such as the area, quality, and region. Specifically, the per sqft rates for Dulux paint types will depend on the specific product and its variant. Dulux offers a range of paint products with varying price points to cater to different budgets and requirements. It is advisable to check with local suppliers, retailers, or professional painters to obtain accurate and up-to-date information on the per sqft rates for Dulux paint types in your specific location. They can provide insights into pricing details based on the particular Dulux product you are interested in and the scope of your painting project.


Q.3) Does Dulux provide sample colour charts for interior and exterior paint?

When it comes to picking paint colours for your home, it can be difficult to know where to start. However, Dulux provides a range of solutions to assist you in finding the perfect match.

With over 4,800 Dulux paint colours to choose from, it can be challenging to find the perfect colour scheme for your home. However, there are numerous methods available to explore and showcase our wide array of colour options. These techniques allow for experimentation and visualization of different colours, and they don't necessarily require the use of a paintbrush.

Dulux Colour Catalogues - With help of dulux colour catalogues you will be able to explore colour ideas for home and its space.

Perhaps the easiest way to help you visualise colour is through Dulux Visualiser App - Using the app, you can easily envision new colours, seamlessly match hues with your existing scheme, explore a variety of palette options, and discover how your next painting project can be brought to life with just a few taps. The Dulux Visualiser App is designed to provide you with an interactive experience that helps you make informed decisions and achieve the desired outcome for your space.


Q.4) How long it will take to complete the painting job?

The duration of a home painting job varies based on factors like area size, complexity, and the number of painters. Typically, it takes a few days to a couple of weeks. Selecting colour paint for the interior and exterior is the initial step. Preparations include cleaning, patching imperfections, and protecting furniture. Interior painting involves multiple coats for walls, ceilings, and trims. It can take several days depending on the size and complexity. Exterior painting considers weather conditions and surface preparation. Cleaning, scraping, and priming are done before applying the paint. The project duration is influenced by the number of coats and surface size. Consultation with professional painters is recommended for a more accurate estimate based on specific requirements.


Q.5) How to select the right product type for the painting job?

When selecting the right product type for a painting job, it is important to consider factors such as the different surface being painted, the location (interior or exterior), and the desired finish. Dulux Paint offers a range of products suitable for different needs.

For interior painting, Dulux offers options like Dulux SuperClean, which provides a durable and washable finish with anti-viral and anti-bacterial capability. Dulux Velvet Touch Diamomd Glo is another popular choice, offering high sheen finish, enhanced smoothness. These products are designed to withstand everyday wear and tear, making them ideal for interior walls and ceilings.

When it comes to exterior painting, Dulux Weathershield is a reliable option. It offers long-lasting protection against weather conditions, including UV rays, rain, and temperature changes. Dulux Weathershield All-Weather Protection is specifically formulated to withstand harsh weather conditions, while Dulux Weathershield Smooth Masonry Paint is suitable for exterior walls.

To make an informed decision, assess the specific requirements of your project, consult with professionals, and consider factors such as durability, ease of application, and the desired aesthetic finish. Reading product labels and seeking expert advice will help ensure you select the right paint product for your painting job.


Q.6) Does Dulux provide colour consultation services and how to get estimate for it?

Yes Dulux India provide consultation service. To get an estimate for Dulux's colour consultation services, one can typically reach out to team through the official website or contact customer service.

One can also sign up to receive a free consultation from Dulux experts and they will help you choose the perfect shade and finish for your home's interior.

Also Dulux have a dedicated Whatsapp section where one can request a colour consultation or find information on how to schedule one through Whatsapp also.

For any customer queries, one call at 1800 3000 4455


Q.7) What kind of paint can I use on furniture, metal, and wood?

Dulux offers a range of paints that can be suitable for painting furniture, metal, and wood surfaces.

When it comes to wood and furniture, Dulux offers wide range of product in three finishes - Clear, Gloss, and Matt. These paints are designed to withstand the elements and provide a protective coating for wood surfaces. They are easy to apply, dry quickly, and are available in a variety of colours.

For metal surfaces, Dulux offers specialized paints like Dulux Red-oxide Metal Primer, which are designed to provide excellent protection against corrosion and strong adhesion and many more products like this.

Explore all the Dulux Products here.


Q.8) Will applying a coat of paint get rid of the dampness in the wall?

Dampness in the wall can be caused anything from leakage, plumbing problems, bad weather condition to moist wall. It's important to identify and address the source of dampness before considering any solutions. Consulting a professional, can help diagnose the issue and provide appropriate solutions

To prevent water seepage, external walls can be treated with exterior damp waterproofing base coats. These coats act as a protective barrier, effectively blocking rain and moisture from entering the walls, thereby preventing dampness.

Addressing the issue of internal wall dampness involves waterproofing the interior walls. Since roofs are exposed to harsh weather conditions, water can accumulate on the surface, leading to leaks and wet spots. It is recommended to apply a waterproof coating to the roof, acting as a sealant to prevent water seepage and associated problems.


Q.9) What is the best season to paint my home?

The choice of the best season to paint a home in India depends on several factors, including the local climate and specific regional variations. Generally, the ideal seasons for painting in India are the cooler and drier months when the weather conditions are more favourable for the paint to dry and adhere properly. The months between October and February are often considered the best time to paint as the temperatures are relatively cooler, and humidity levels are lower in many parts of the country.

In northern India, where winters can be quite cold, it's advisable to avoid painting during the peak winter months when temperatures drop significantly. In southern India, where the climate is more tropical, it's important to consider the monsoon season, which typically lasts from June to September, as heavy rains and high humidity can interfere with the painting process and lead to improper drying and adhesion.

It's important to keep in mind that local weather patterns can vary, so it's best to consult professional painters who are familiar with the climate in your specific region to determine the most suitable season for painting your home


Q.10) How do you prepare exterior walls for painting?

Preparing exterior walls properly before painting is crucial to ensure a smooth and long-lasting finish. Here are the steps to follow:

Clean the Surface: Start by thoroughly cleaning the walls to remove dirt, dust, mildew, and any loose paint. Use a pressure washer or scrub brush with a mixture of water and mild detergent. Rinse off the cleaning solution and allow the walls to dry completely.

Repair Any Damage: Inspect the walls for cracks, holes, or damaged areas. Fill in cracks and holes with a suitable wall filler or patching compound. Smooth out the repaired areas and let them dry out.

Remove Loose Paint: Scrape off any loose or peeling paint using a paint scraper or wire brush. Feather the edges of the remaining paint to create a smooth transition between the old and new paint.

Protect Surfaces: Cover adjacent surfaces, such as windows, doors, and trim, with painter's tape or plastic sheeting to prevent paint splatters or drips.

Apply Primer: Apply a coat of exterior primer to provide a solid base for the paint. This helps with adhesion and enhances the durability of the paint job.

Once the preparation is complete, you are ready to apply the exterior paint of your choice. Follow the professional painter guidelines for application techniques, number of coats, and drying times to achieve a professional-looking finish.

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