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How to ensure counter top finish with Dulux renovation range


How to ensure counter top finish with Dulux renovation range


I've painted my counter tops 2 coats of Dulux Renovations Range -Domino.  Im about the go to the Dulux Satin Top Coat varnish for renovation range however im seeing some bad reviews for this product stating that it wastes job and leaves streaks / marks.  Has anyone used the clear top coat how long should I leave countertop to cure before applying top coat varnish or are there better spray products to use that won’t leave roller marks 

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Re: counter top \ Dulux renovation range

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Lorraine1. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your questions.


You'll find streaks and marks in the topcoat varnish occur for a few reasons. A new roller needs to be used for the varnish. An adequate amount of product needs to be loaded onto the roller. The varnish is then applied in a single coat and can not be re-worked with the roller once it has been laid. The product is self-levelling and if you try to add more or go over the area once the coating has started to cure this is when you will start to see streaking.


In summary, load a new roller with plenty of topcoat, apply the topcoat to the bench in even passes with consistent light pressure and then leave it to cure. Do not go back over the area once you have laid a coating on it.


You should wait until the next day after painting the benchtop before applying the clear topcoat. Personally, I'm not aware of any other clear topcoats that would be suitable.


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You should find this step-by-step tutorial helpful: How to paint a kitchen benchtop


Please let me know if you need further assistance or had other questions.




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