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How to paint a fence or shed

The warmer weather brings people out into the garden to finally soak up the sun, and for many it’s a chance to take care of those tasks left over from winter, including painting the fence or shed.

Unlike an interior wall, a fence or shed requires a different approach and type of paint to ensure it not only looks great but is long-lasting.

The above video from B&Q gives some clear instructions on how to approach the job and also disproves Mr Miyagi’s technique in The Karate Kid. Sorry, Daniel-San, but we’ll leave it to the experts.

B&Q stocks a wide range of DIY products for the home and garden and offers help and advice on a range of decorating techniques. For more information, visit