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SolarColor Exterior House Paint with UV - Features & Benefits

Exterior House PaintColormaker SolarColor is a water-based 100% acrylic paint with inbuilt resistance to UV radiation, which protects exterior surfaces from the effects of weather for many years. Solarcolor is available in a broad range of colours, including Heritage and Contemporary colours. This product provides excellent coverage over a variety of surfaces, and will provide many years of superior protection against the harsh extremes of the Australian climate.

10 Year Guarantee

As a testament to SolarColor’s durability, the product comes with a 10 Year Guarantee.

  • Available in Low-Sheen and Gloss finishes
  • Available in 1L, 2L, 4L, 10L with some colours in 15L
  • Touch dry in 20 minutes and can be re-coated in 2 hours.

Colormaker SolarColor has excellent durability making it ideally suited to the exterior of homes, as well as decking applications. The product is also ideal for decorative applications on all types of exposed timber like outdoor furniture, timber railings, weatherboards, pergolas, trellises, fencing, garden sheds and cubby houses etc. It also provides an exceptionally durable coating for fibro, brick, masonry, galvanized iron and suitably primed metal surfaces.

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Actual colours may vary from representation on screen. COLORBOND® is the registered trademark of Bluecope Steel Limited.

BeigeBeige
CedarCedar
Rich RedwoodRich Redwood
MahoganyMahogany
Autumn LeafAutumn Leaf
Mission BrownMission Brown
Heritage RedHeritage Red
Tuscan RedTuscan Red
Burnt RedBurnt Red
Wild RasberryWild Rasberry
Dark PlumDark Plum
Dark WisteriaDark Wisteria
Mushroom PinkMushroom Pink
PossumPossum
Chocolate MousseChocolate Mousse
Winter TreesWinter Trees
TapenadeTapenade
Fired SteelFired Steel
GardeniaGardenia
Creme FreshCreme Fresh
Smooth CreamSmooth Cream
PebblePebble
MoondustMoondust
MerinoMerino
StoneStone
Mud ClayMud Clay
GravelGravel
White DoveWhite Dove
BoneBone
Jamaica MilkJamaica Milk
OatmealOatmeal
Desert OliveDesert Olive
ParchmentParchment
ChamoisChamois
GoldGold
WheatWheat
Pearl GreyPearl Grey
Summer ShadeSummer Shade
Moss Vale SandMoss Vale Sand
OysterOyster
Homebush GreyHomebush Grey
Winter BrownWinter Brown
Wee JasperWee Jasper
Weathered CopperWeathered Copper
MangroveMangrove
Pale GumleafPale Gumleaf
LichenLichen
Spring OnionSpring Onion
Mung BeanMung Bean
Crushed OliveCrushed Olive
Mist GreenMist Green
RivergumRivergum
PlantPlant
Deep Tea GreenDeep Tea Green
Pastel GreyPastel Grey
Silver GreySilver Grey
Light Grey BlueLight Grey Blue
Deep TwilightDeep Twilight
Torres BlueTorres Blue
Blue HillsBlue Hills
Mountain BlueMountain Blue
Blue MetalBlue Metal
CharcoalCharcoal
Off WhiteOff White
Gull GreyGull Grey
Birch GreyBirch Grey
Koala GreyKoala Grey
Banksia LeafBanksia Leaf
Armour GreyArmour Grey
PewterPewter
Slate GreySlate Grey
BlackBlack

Application Guide

COVERAGE:
12m² to 14m² per litre depending on the porosity and the texture of the surface.

SURFACE PREPARATION:
All surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned and free of scale , dust , dirt and grease. If oil or grease is evident wash with a suitable detergent and water solution to remove any contaminants. Pre-painted surfaces should be scraped free of all loose and flaking paint and abraded with sand-paper prior to application. Solar Color can be used without a primer , but for optimum results it is recommended to prime the surface with Colormaker Pink Wood Primer . On new galvanized iron degrease by washing with mineral turpentine and prime with Colormaker Galvanised Iron Primer before application.

STIRRING:
Mix contents thoroughly prior to application. Use broad flat stirrer with a circular motion for best results.

THINNING:
Not normally necessary. If required thin sparingly with water.

PRIMING:
Not normally necessary. On new wood and metal optimum results can be achieved using an appropriate primer.

APPLICATION:
Brush: Apply liberally and lay off with tip of brush.
Roller: Use a medium (12mm ) nap for best results.
Spray: 11 thou. tip , thin sparingly with water if required . Apply evenly covering smaller areas at a time. Do not apply if the temperature falls below 10°C or rises above 35°C. Generally two coats will be required for most surfaces. Avoid application in direct sunlight. Solar Color is not suitable for areas subject to motor vehicle traffic. Products designed specifically for this application are available from Colormaker Industries.

NON-SLIP FINISH:
A non-slip surface can be created easily with the addition of Colormaker Non-Slip Additive. Add Non-Slip Additive to Solar Color at the rate of 60-75 grams per litre while stirring with a flat blade stirrer and allow to stand for 10 minutes before applying.

TOUCH-DRY:
Under normal drying conditions Solar Color is touch-dry in approximately 20 minutes.

RE-COAT:
Under normal drying conditions Solar Color can be re-coated after 2 hours drying and can be walked on after overnight drying.

CLEAN-UP:
Clean all painting equipment ( while wet ) with water- the addition of detergent may aid cleaning.

SAFETY:
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
PROVIDE ADEQUATE VENTILATION DURING USE.

SIZES AVAILABLE:
1L, 2L, 4L, 10L & some colours in 15L.

For further information contact Colormaker on 02 9939 7977 or to purchase see our Stockists