Home Painting Guide

Our home painting guide includes everything that you need to know to paint your house. This will guide you through the entire process of painting from start to finish in a simple and easy way.

Painting Process

  • The entire process can be divided into two steps 1. Surface preparation 2. Finish paint application


Find out the details of these steps based on the surface you want to paint. Choose one of the options below:


   Surface Preparation:   


    • Surface undulations up to 2 mm need to be leveled to achieve a smooth finish. Pre-wet the surface and apply a coat of Asian Wall Putty with a trowel. Allow it to dry for 6 - 8 hours and apply another coat.

    • Apply a coat of Asian Paints Exterior Wall Primer by diluting it with water in 1:1 proportion by volume.

Recommended dilution and application procedure of Ancillaries & Undercoats for Exterior walls


SR. NO. PRIMERS/PUTTIES THINNER FOR 1 LITRE/KG OF MATERIAL THINNER NO. OF COATS RECOMMENDED AND APPLICATION RECOATING TIME (HRS)
1 AP Exterior Wall Primer 1 : 1 by volume Potable Water 1 / Brush 6 - 8 hours
2 AP Asian Wall Putty 40 - 50% by volume Potable Water 2 / Putty blade 6 - 8 hours



   Finish Paint Application:   


    • Apply two coats of finish paint at recommended dilution.

    • A gap of 4 to 6 hours must be given between two coats.

    • It is recommended that horizontal surfaces like the tops of awnings, terrace border and parapets must be given an additional coat for greater protection as these areas are prone to accumulate water.

Follow the recommended dilution and application for the respective products.


SR. NO. NAME OF PAINT THINNER FOR 1 LTR/KG OF PAINT IN MLS THINNER NO. OF COATS RECOMMENDED AND APPLICATION UNDERCOAT APPLIED RECOATING TIME (HRS)
1 AP Apex Ultima Metalics 400 ML maximum Potable Water 2-3 coats / Roller & Brush AP Exterior Wall Primer WT 4 - 6 hours
2 AP Apex Ultima 400 ML maximum Potable Water 2-3 coats / Roller & Brush AP Exterior Wall Primer WT 4 - 6 hours
3 AP Apex Weather Proof Emulsion 400 ML maximum Potable Water 2-3 coats / Roller & Brush AP Exterior Wall Primer WT 4 - 6 hours
4 AP Ace Exterior Emulsion 650 - 750 ML Potable Water 2-3 coats / Roller & Brush AP Exterior Wall Primer WT 4 - 6 hours
5 AP Apex Tile Guard 200 - 300 ML Potable Water 2-3 coats / Roller & Brush Not required 4 - 6 hours

Note: The actual shade, especially the darker shades, can be observed only after the film is dry not in the can or wet
state.