Here are the top 5 Let it Be| MyBoysen blog posts of 2021. For the DIY aficionado, these posts can be very helpful to get you started or to refresh your knowledge before you begin a new DIY paint project in this new year.

1.  Paint Calculator

If you want to paint interior or exterior spaces, the first thing you need to do is to estimate the coverage and amount of paint you would need.

Paint Calculator: Estimate the Coverage and Amount of Paint You Would Need

If you will be using Boysen products, there are different ways to come up with the magic number. You can download the Boysen App and use that to do the calculations for you. Click this link to find out the step-by-step instructions and use of the app. Not a digital native? You can always go analog with the manual way. Just click on the post above and find out how you can do that. You can also learn more by reading about paintable areas in this Boysen tutorial.

2.  Boysen Plexibond Dos and Don’ts

Boysen Plexibond is a favorite when it comes to waterproofing your home. But you do have to know more about the product in order to optimize its capabilities.

Boysen Plexibond Dos and Don’ts

We get so many inquiries about this product, and most of the questions are almost the same or similar. The top question is whether you can use Boysen Plexibond as a stand-alone product. The answer is a resounding NO because Boysen Plexibond is a specially formulated water-based acrylic polymer designed for mixing with Portland cement.

Read this post about the frequently asked questions for Boysen Plexibond. This will be very helpful to those of you who are interested in using this product. If you want to read the article in Pilipino, check out this version.

3.  How to Achieve the Duco Paint Finish

Do you want that glossy, sleek look to your cabinets that could brighten up any space due to the paint’s highly reflective characteristics? This is the blog post that you need to read.

Boysen Tutorials: How to Achieve the Duco Paint Finish

This finish is made possible with Boysen Automotive Lacquer which requires a paint expert to do the job. To reiterate, WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS TO BE A DIY PAINT PROJECT. However, it is still good to read up on this product even when you get a professional painter to do the job. As a homeowner, it is always useful to know what the process will be.

4.  Boysen Metal Paints Tutorial

There are four kinds of surfaces—concrete, wood, metal, and drywall—that we at Boysen consider before recommending the products to use.

Boysen Metal Paints Tutorial

Many homeowners want to refresh the look of their homes at the start of the new year. Think metal gates, fences, or roofs. The above blog post will help get you going. There are also frequently asked questions that may be something you’d also want to know. Get the answers from our Boysen experts.

Aside from the topcoats (the final paint used with the color of your choice), it is also important to know about the primer used. Get a long-lasting and sleek metal paint job with Boysen Primeguard (click on the link to know more).

5.  Surface Preparation: New Concrete

Are you a proud homeowner of a new house? Chances are the surfaces are made of new concrete, meaning, it has never been painted.

Surface Preparation: New Concrete

Technical and helpful, this blog post can get you started the right way. Always remember that surface preparation is crucial if you want an excellent painting job that lasts for several years.

For more blog posts about surface preparation, go to this link.

Talk to Boysen Experts

If you have technical questions, please call (02) 8363-9738 local 417 to 418 during office hours and talk to our Technical Team. You can also write an email to

Give your home a makeover this year. TLC is always good for anyone…and anything. Happy painting!


Annie is the Managing Editor of Let it B | MyBoysen Blog. An unrepentant workaholic, she runs this blog and her own company Talking Lions ( She thrives on collaborating with people who are good at what they do, and working together with them to create something special. Annie learned interior styling while managing her own wholesale business in the Netherlands, importing high-end, handmade home furnishings to stock four outlets and a showroom in the country.

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