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Paint manufacturer Crown Berger has introduced a new microporous sheen finish trade paint for exterior woodwork.Called Weather Coat Wood Paint Sheen, the coating is being marketed as a self-priming alternative to traditional wood stains, varnishes and gloss paint.The coating's microporous surface allows the wood to 'breathe', and water vapour to escape. This prevents cracking and flaking, says Crown Berger.The new coating is available in briliant white, jet black, magnolia, bitter chocolate, tobacco brown and holly.Crown Berger, Tel: 0254 704951. CONSTRUCTION NEWS