Gloss or no gloss? Landscape and interior designer's tips for painting your home's exterior

  • 16/12/2021
  • Sponsored by - Resene

Part of a six-part series, landscape and interior designer Hamish Dodd speaks to The AM Show about design tips and tricks using Resene products.

If your home exterior isn't looking too flash or it's on your to-do list to freshen it up this summer, here are the tips you need to get a perfect finish.

To start, it "always comes down to the age of the house that will affect which gloss levels you choose," says Hamish. 

"To determine what gloss levels to use when painting the exterior of your home, as a rule of thumb: The higher the gloss level of the paint, the easier it is to clean, however the lower the gloss level of the paint, the more it hides marks and imperfections."

Watch the video above to learn more about it.

Resene has a large range of paints and wallpapers available on their website. If you need help putting the look together, Resene has a colour consultation service – on site, virtual or at your local Resene ColorShop.

This article was created for Resene.