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The future is water based

With Dulux Trade water-based paints you can complete two coats in a day. Plus, you get a finish that mimics the sheen and smooth flow-out of solvent-based products. It means you can work efficiently and effectively to deliver the results your customers demand.



Dulux Trade Quick Dry

  • Faster drying times
  • Lower VOCs: less odour and a safer
  • Withstand everyday wear and tear
  • Sprayable for an exceptionally smooth finish

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Dulux Trade Satinwood

  • Excellent satin finish
  • Advanced water based technology
  • Tough, durable finish

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Armstead Quick Dry Gloss

  • Quick drying & non-yellowing
  • High gloss finish
  • For interior & exterior use
  • Water based

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Dulux Heritage Velvet Matt

  • A luxury washable matt emulsion
  • Durable
  • Water based
  • Effortless application and an irresistible soft to touch finish

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Dulux Trade Scuffshield Range

  • Ultimate Scuff Resistance
  • Cleanable Matt Finish
  • Scrub and stain resistant
  • Perfect for use in high traffic environments

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Add the benefits of using water based under solvent based:

• Quick drying allows for 2 coats in one day and there is less risk of dust & particles sticking to the paint
• Lower odour
• Dulux Trade Quick Drying Undercoat contains 75% less solvent than Dulux Trade Undercoat and also has a 25% lower carbon footprint*
• Easier clean up with soapy water
• No need for brush cleaner
• Sprayable
• Greater colour range available
• Longer lasting whiteness when used with Dulux Trade Quick Dry Gloss

You can be safe in the knowledge that you can rely on water-based Dulux Trade Quick Dry Undercoat to perform on par or better than solvent undercoat.

Applying water-based vs solvent based: which one wins?

Matt from Dulux Academy reveals how to prep your surface when painting over solvent-based paint, using a water-based product.