CALLING all DIY enthusiasts in the Nelson Mandela Bay and beyond - paint season is here! Though the fun, end-of-year, summer holidays are within reach and the kids are already lounging their days away, you’ve probably barely given it a thought, too focused on the annual to-do list that’s become longer by the day and the fact that you’re most likely going to have to paint something - again. However, this year will be different.This year, painting the kitchen, waterproofing the leaky roof and touching up the varnish on the window frames will practically take care of themselves.The Co-op Mica offers easy access to anything and everything you could possibly need to make this painting venture a success.In addition to basic accessories and a wide range of paint products to choose from, they also have a Duram colour café where customers are welcome to a cup of coffee and some expert advice when they need it.The Co-op has a first-rate paint department and a specialist on hand to guide you through any paint-related issues you might have. They also cater for a diverse market, from DIY Dad to professional contractors and corporate parties looking for a helping hand with building maintenance.It’s the place to be for guidance to get you from the base straight through to the top coat, finishing touches included.They are there to solve any problems you might encounter along the way; can assist with colour matching and offer advice on things like damp in the walls.The Co-op stocks paint sealers, various accessories, varnishes and timber sealers, as well as Eco Rubber and Duram Rainkote for sealing your roof and Duram PowaFix to treat those interior and exterior cracks.The fact that they now stock Duram Color Pro as well is just the cherry on top. The stir-in paint colour is the key to finding your ideal shade of paint.Quick and easy to use, you simply stir the colour of your choice into white paint and keep adding until you get the shade you want.So, if there’s a particular room in your house or office that desperately needs some tender loving care after years of neglect, but you don’t want to change the colour and can’t find an exact match for what you have, this is the way to go. It’s safe to use both indoors and outdoors and the best part about it is that it’s both UV- and weather-resistant.The times of paint season being a nagging pain in the neck are in the past. Now, there can be an angel on your shoulder telling you exactly what to do and you get exactly what you want.In the end, your bedroom walls are the same colour they’ve always been and they look like a million bucks, and you managed to paint the office the exact shade you envisioned when you opened it and it also looks like a million bucks. To top it all off, it didn’t cost you a fortune. So, don’t let your paint problem get the best of you this year. Just make a stop at The Co-op and let them guide you through the process. It’s a recipe for success, guaranteed.For more info or advice on your painting needs, visit the Co-op Mica, located in the Willow Road Shopping Centre on the corner of Circular Drive and Willow Road.You can also contact the sales team on 041 007 0580.