05. LIME EARTH PAINT
Lime Earth Paints are suitable for interior and exterior walls. The porosity of the lime allows moisture to evaporate out of walls rapidly, making it suitable in areas where there is moisture, and also as an exterior paint. Its alkalinity naturally inhibits mould growth.
Soft Matt Finish. Suitable for use on lime plaster, gypsum plaster, brick, renders & stone surfaces. Also on lining paper, wood & previously painted surfaces. See below for more details.
Once mixed together, this paint will start to set - carry out preparation before mixing. Ensure surface is free of all flaking paint, dust & loose paper. Prepare any uneven surfaces with lime plaster or mortar. Dampen any porous surfaces with water. For damp walls, prime with pure lime-wash & allow a few days before applying Lime Earth paints. Allow a minimum of two weeks for newly lime-plastered walls to dry, & one week for gypsum plastered walls, before applying Lime Earth paint. Mix any settled lime putty back into a smooth lime-wash in the tub before carefully adding contents of colour-bag, a little at a time, mixing the two together.
Apply by brushing onto the wall in different directions. Avoid cutting in around edges & always paint an entire wall in one go to avoid join marks.
Coverage varies from 3 - 6 sq m per litre, depending on texture and absorbency of substrate. Lime Earth Paint normally covers with just one coat.
|Available Sizes||Approx. coverage m2|
|Lime Earth Paint 4L||16 - 24|
|Lime Earth Paint 8L||32 - 48|
|Just limewash 3L||9 - 18|
|Just limewash 6L||18 - 36|
Coverage quoted is approx. this may vary due to application or absrobtion from the substrate etc.; figures are for total area one coat would cover.