Creates the look of glimmering metal on interior feature walls, doors, trim areas and furniture.


  • Water based
  • Semi gloss
  • Available in 1L, 4L
  • Can only be tinted to Metallic Effect colours: Neutral Intrigue, Thebe Touch, Tempered Bronze, Stellar Glow, Chocolate Glimmer, more colours available


  • Water wash up
  • Creates the look of glimmering metal
  • Available in a wide range of metallic colours

Product code: 690D0097


Dulux Metallic Effect is an interior, semi-gloss water based decorative finish with a glimmering metallic finish, available in a range of colours. Metallic effects is a specialty product, great for feature areas, that can be applied by brushing, sponging or spraying.

Surface preparation

Dulux Metallic Effect can be applied over previously painted surfaces that are in good condition. For optimum appearance a perfectly smooth surface free of defects is required. Differences in surface gloss or variations in surface porosity can result in uneven colour and patchy appearance.
Good Condition: Dust, then clean with Selleys Sugar Soap. Cracks or holes repaired with filler: Spot prime repairs with Dulux 1 Step Acrylic Primer Sealer Undercoat. Glossy Surfaces: Lightly sand to a dull finish.

Plasterboard, Brick, Cement: Apply 1 coat of Dulux 1 Step Acrylic Primer Sealer Undercoat. Bare Timber: Apply 1 coat of Dulux 1 Step Acrylic Primer Sealer Undercoat. Set Plaster, Fibrous Plaster, Plasterglass: Apply 1 coat of Dulux Sealer Binder. Metal Surfaces: Thoroughly degrease and apply Dulux All Metal Primer.

Product downloads

14 square metres per L
Paper faced plasterboard, Bare Timber, Cement, Brick, Bare Set Plater, Fibrous Plaster, Plasterglass
Wall, Furniture, Door
Design Effects Range
Hallway, Living room, Dining room, Bedroom, Office
Application Method
Brush, Airspray, Con-Spray.

Performance Guide

Gloss Level
VOC Level
< 120g/L untinted
Recommended for interior use only.
Heat Resistance
Resists temperatures up to 60C.
Water Resistance
Suitable for use in wet areas after 48 hrs dry time. Avoid exposure to steam and condensation for 48 hours.
Abrasion Resistance
Not suitable for high wear situations or absorbent surfaces.
Solvent Resistance
Sensitive to hydrocarbons and alcohols


Dulux Metallic Effect is suitable for use on interior walls, doors, trim or furniture.

Health Safety

Clean Up
Clean all equipment with water