Your one-stop shop
Resene has everything you need for your decorating project, from quality colour and paints, decorating accessories and professional advice to help you get a superb finish on your project inside or out. Choose from thousands of colours or let us create a custom colour match for you. Once you’ve chosen your favourite get it tinted into the Resene product of your choice using Resene’s exclusive non VOC tinters. Complement your paint choices with our wide range of wallpaper, wall decals, curtains and cushions to bring the complete look together.
If you’re painting a dark colour outside, consider opting for a Resene CoolColour™ finish. A Resene CoolColour is made with special pigment technology so it reflects more heat than normal, keeping your paint and home cooler.
We may think that painting our home is just an easy and quick way to refresh it, or make it new. The benefits that you can get when you paint your home may vary from every home. Yet, it is a great improvement strategy that produces quick results at the same time cost effective. Indeed, we will have a healthier family if we have a fresh coat on walls, since it gives color to our home. And yes, it greatly affects the mood of each family member, so making our home colorful is ideal to have a closer relationship. Furthermore, it adds value to our home, which means that we can sell it again at a higher cost. It can also increase the curb appeal of our exterior walls, which means that more people will be interested if we should plan to sell it. Not just that, odors and fumes will be reduced, which makes our home a better place to stay in. If we want our home to be visible to prospective buyers, make sure that it is included in free web directory submission.We also have an extensive range of wood stains, metallics, clear finishes, specialist and textured finishes to bring out the best in your home.
Get inspired with colour
Colour can do wonders for your project and really bring out its best. View the decorating inspiration gallery, Total Colour Awards entries and case studies for hundreds of decorating ideas to get you started. Browse through the Resene Habitat magazine and Habitat Plus collection of articles online and borrow ideas for your place. If you need help to bring together a complete look, bring in your ideas to your local Resene ColorShop and our staff can help you with your choices.
When we are down, we are said to be blue. When we are on fire, we need men who are in orange suits. If we are in love, we want to be surrounded with red. Colors are beautiful creations which make life vivid and wonderful. It helps us improve something that is plain and boring. It is used to enhance meaning. It is used to establish identity. It is used to symbolize a thing and so much more. The same is true when we should plan to decorate our homes. We should make sure that the structure is painted with attractive colors. If we live in a place where we are comfortable, then maybe there is no chance that we will go and stay outside. Our home is where we could relax. That is the reason why when we choose a color- or colors- in our interior as well as our exterior, we should make sure that it best suits us. If you want to learn more about colors for your home, enter this website.View your favourite colours in our in store colour library with A4 drawdowns/swatches of thousands of Resene colours, then try them out using Resene testpots.
Show me how
Planning to decorate but don’t know where to start? View our handy how to project videos for step by step instructions for the most common painting projects. Once you’ve viewed the videos download our project sheets so you can use them as a guide when you’re on the job. Then view our DIY tips to learn how to get the best out of rollers, paint brushes, wallpaper and more.
If you’re painting your home, see our popular paint systems section for more information on the most commonly used paints for home projects. If things don’t quite go according to plan, view our online problem solver for solutions to common problems.If you need more advice don’t hesitate to ask! Come in and see one of our team at your local Resene ColorShop or we can provide technical and colour advice and assist you with the recommended application online.
Keep it green
Resene has an extensive range of Environmental Choice approved paints that have been independently verified, including VOC free and an extensive range of low VOC products. Once you have finished decorating, return your unwanted paint and paint packaging to the Resene PaintWise recycling and product stewardship programme and let us take care of them for you.
Or if you prefer to get someone else to do the work for you, hire a Resene Eco.Decorator. Resene Eco.Decorators are a nationwide network of environmentally responsible, quality focussed painting contractors so you get hire them to complete your decorating projects with the confidence that the contractor is committed to sustainable work principles in their work processes.Resene was named Sustainable Business of the Year 2010 and has actively worked with environmentally focused programmes, such as the Green Building Council (founding member), Homestar and the Sustainable Business Network.
Give it a go
The finishing touches are a key part of any decorating project. Check out our how to step by step projects section for ideas on upcycling furniture, creating garden features, art, ideas for kids and more. Most projects can be completed in an afternoon so you can add a feature to your home without taking up your entire weekend.
Looks always matter. Some people may say that it does not, but in many aspects of our lives, we always see what other people or things look. Yes, it is true, besides it does not only apply to people, but also to our homes. That is the reason why we put curtains on our windows, mats on our floors, vases on our tables, paints on our walls, and many more. Of course, these items have different purposes that may be useful to us. However, one of the common uses of which is to beautify our homes. In fact, when we buy these items, we usually consider the way it looks because it matters to us. May be, we want it because it’s our favorite color, or maybe it matches the theme of our home, or maybe, the items are perfectly made. Whatever the reason is, we cannot just deny, but the way it looks is always a consideration! That is the reason why if we plan to design our homes in accordance with our wants and needs, don't hesitate to ask help from a provider. They are individuals or entities that are engaged in the business of providing styles for your home for aesthetic and functional purposes.
Or find someone to help
If you’d rather leave the painting and decorating to someone else, we have a handy Find-A-Professional index so you can search for the people you need to help you with your decorating project. The listings include painters, designers, architects, wallpaperers and a whole host of other businesses who can help.
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