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Colourtrend Paints Specifications for Painting Triboard Homes


Colourtrend paints are an exceptional high quality paint designed for interior or exterior use. They contain very high resin loadings, high ultra-violet protective additives, with sufficient biocide and mould inhibitors to provide long term protection and durability - especially in tropical countries.


Polysilk can be used in all areas; including service rooms - as bathrooms, washrooms, etc.  The Polysilk range contain PTFE (Teflon type) additives for exceptional scrubability and all Colourtrend Paints can be tinted to any BS colours required.


All Triboard is generally sealed using Triseal or Triseal Bug Free, but still requires 1 coat of Strongwall Sealer.

  1. All tapered joints to be stopped out.  flush using Gapflex and 75mm polypropylene tape.  Allow 4-6 hours before over painting.
  2. Apply 1 coat of Strongwall Sealer @ 6-8m² per litre, in colour as required.
  3. Apply 1 coat of Polysilk with mohair roller or brush to all interior walls and ceilings at 6-8 m² per litre .  Allow 2-6 hours to dry, depending on ambient temperatures
  4. Apply second coat of Polysilk with mohair roller.  Maintaining a good wet edge, lay off one direction to achieve an even finish in colours or white as required at 6-8m² per litre
  5. Polyurethane:  All louvre doors, doors, door jambs, architraves, etc. can be coated using 2 coats of Colourtrend Pure Polyurethane at 8-10m² per litre.  Surface should be sanded and dust free before application of polyurethane.

Polyurethane Floors:

  1. Preparation - Sand all floors smooth finish.  Vacuum all areas removing dust.
  2. Application - Apply 1 coat of Colourtrend Polyurethane at 6m² per litre maintaining a good wet edge - lay off in one direction to achieve an even finish.

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.