GoodHome emulsion paint buying guide

Bring your tired walls to life

It can be easy to get overwhelmed with the different types of paints available. But by choosing the right features for the right room, you can end up with the perfect finish that lasts longer. We’ll help you find out all you need to know with this handy guide.


As well as helping you create the right mood and a quality finish, we understand that you want your walls to stand the test of time, so our team of experts have developed paints that meet the specific needs of different rooms in the home.

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For bedrooms, we recommend wall and ceilings paint - ideal for general living spaces it offers good coverage and it's wipeable too, great for when those accidental spills or splashes occur.

For kids' rooms, we recommend air purifying paint, or walls and ceilings durable - easy to clean and has high opacity. Our air purifying paint reduces formaldehyde in the air and has specific stain resistance to crayons and pencils.

For hallways, we recommend our wall and ceilings durable paint - easy to clean, high opacity, ideal for high traffic areas, such as hallways. Our white walls and ceilings durable paint is also light enhancing.

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For living rooms, we recommend our walls and ceilings paint - ideal for general living spaces, has good opacity and is wipeable.

For bathrooms, we recommend our bathroom paint - mould resistant, easy to clean, stain resistant and, our white bathroom paint is light enhancing.

For kitchens, we recommend our kitchen paint - grease resistant, easy to clean and stain resistant


Selecting the perfect colour can be a tough decision. We’ve carefully curated a collection of 80 beautiful colours, to make that choice simpler. We’ve grouped our colours into 9 colour families, making it easy to select your ideal colour. Built to withstand daily life – our paints are durable and can easily be wiped clean, whilst keeping the colour intact.

All 80 colours are available in a matt finish in our walls and ceilings and durable formulations, and also in silk in our walls and ceilings formulation.

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What's the difference between matt and silk?
A matt finish is smooth and flat, helping to hide minor imperfections. A silk finish has a subtle mid-sheen that will reflect some light, ideal for darker rooms

As well as great colour selection and a quality finish, our team of experts have engineered our paint formulation so that it stands the test of time high traffic areas (such as hallways) are amongst the most used rooms in the home. They have to withstand regular physical contact, knocks, spills, and stains. Our durable paints are formulated to withstand marks, scratches, and colour fade, even when washed or given a good scrub.


If you want to give your home a light, fresh feel, you can’t do much better than white paint. Versatile and easy to pair with touches of colour, white is perfect for adding balance and calm to your home.

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All of our white paint products are available in a matt and silk finish in both standard and durable formulations.

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Walls and ceilings paint

GoodHome walls and ceilings paint is ideal for general living spaces. It is available in a white matt finish, which will help to disguise surface imperfections, or silk, which gives a smooth, wipeable finish.

  • Sizes – 2.5L, 5L and 10L.
  • Finish – Matt and silk
  • Surfaces – Walls and ceilings
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Walls and ceilings durable paint

GoodHome walls and ceilings durable paint has our toughest formulation and excellent covering power. It is stain resistant, washable, and extremely hard-wearing so is ideal for high traffic areas such as hallways, stairwells and children’s bedrooms. The high light reflectance of this paint will create an extra bright and spacious feel to the room.

  • Sizes – 2.5L, 5L and 10L
  • Finish – Matt and silk
  • Surfaces – Walls and ceilings, wood and metal
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Problem ceilings paint

GoodHome problem ceilings paint is perfect for covering over stains and marks on the ceiling. Not only does it help stop old stains re-appearing, but it is wipeable, so any new splashes and marks can be removed easily.

  • Sizes – 2.5L
  • Finish – Matt
  • Surfaces – Ceilings
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Air purifying paint

GoodHome air purifying paint is a multi-surface paint that helps to cleanse the air by reducing formaldehyde, an air pollutant that can cause some respiratory diseases. The paint is washable, so you can easily remove dirt and marks. It is ideal for use in kid’s rooms and other general living spaces.

  • Sizes – 2.5L and 5L
  • Finish – Matt and silk
  • Surfaces – Walls and ceilings, wood and metal Indoor air can be 2-5x more polluted than outdoor.

Specifically formulated for hot and bustling environments, our kitchen paints are grease and stain resistant, making it easy to keep your walls squeaky clean. We have carefully selected key colours from our walls & ceilings palette to complement our most popular kitchens.

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Kitchens see frequent use, and the combination of steam, condensation, cooking grease and stains can potentially damage painted walls.

Our experts have developed a greaseproof formulation, that resists everyday cooking stains, whilst being washable without colour fading over time.

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GoodHome kitchen paint is ideal for refreshing the walls and ceilings of a kitchen with a smooth matt finish. Its washable, grease resistant and stain resistant meaning the paint will stay looking fresher for longer.

  • Sizes – 2.5L (and 5L in white)
  • Finish – Matt
  • Surfaces – Walls and ceilings

Ideal for rooms prone to grease and stains our kitchen paint comes in a matt finish to hide minor imperfections.


From morning rush to evening relax, our bathroom paints are made to resist moisture and mould, and keep your bathroom looking fresh. We have carefully selected key colours from our walls and ceilings palette to complement our most popular bathrooms.

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Bathrooms are used often, and have to contend with steam, condensation, mould and mildew.

Our experts have formulated our bathroom paints to withstand steam, moisture, and mould so you can be sure your bathroom stays looking as good as new.

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GoodHome bathroom paint is ideal for refreshing the walls and ceilings of a bathroom. The formulation gives a soft sheen finish with extra light reflectance (white paint only), so the room will feel bright and spacious. It’s also washable, stain resistant and mould resistant, to keep the walls looking fresher for longer.

  • Sizes – 2.5L
  • Finish – Soft sheen
  • Surfaces – Walls and ceilings

Ideal for rooms with high humidity, our bathroom paint comes in a soft sheen finish for easy cleaning.