Lime based, 97% Natural Paint, For Interior & Exterior Use. Limewash paint - Limewash Finish. The colors come with the required pigments to mix your color at home. Simply follow the guide on our TIPS page.
- A traditional Lime-based paint for interior and exterior surfaces
- Ideal for mixed surfaces of mortar, such as lime, cement, concrete & bricks
- High environmental quality
- Very high adhesive properties
- Semi creamy white
- Brushes and tools can be cleaned with soap & water.
- VOC: 0.01 gms/L (due to lime content)
- Appropriate for Moisture & Mold control. Novita is a paint which allows the walls to breathe and is appropriate for humid interior walls.
Dilute with water, from 0 to 40%, according to the porosity of the surface and desired consistency. The more porous the surface, the more water needs to be added.
NOVITA FOR DRYWALL, PLASTER AND PREVIOUSLY PAINTED WALLS
Apply a coat of Color Rare Base Plus primer first.
NOVITA FOR BRICK & STONE WALLS, FIREPLACES & EXTERIOR FACADES
If the bricks/stones are previously painted/treated (with a product other than lime), we recommend using our Base Plus primer before applying Novita. If untreated/unpainted, Novita can be applied directly. Both products are suitable for exterior/interior brick/stone.
Novita can be wiped/brushed or washed off with water (or a vinegar & water solution) immediately after application. With the use of a pressure washer, the entire application can be removed up to 2 days following the initial application.
If you wish to expose some of the brick or stone, start wiping/washing off some of the limewash when it is still wet, approximately 30 minutes after application, depending on climatic conditions. Start removing earlier if exposed to sun and high temperatures.
As the paint will not appear fully opaque initially, it is important to wait for the paint to be fully dry before assessing its final colour and opacity. Unlike paints, limewash penetrates the surface and the colour & opacity can be built up by applying successive coats. Limewash creates a very durable finish that will not peel or chip off over time.
As long as the paint is applied during proper weather - 3 days without rain, minimum 1 week before or after last frost and appropriate temperatures for application (between 7°C and 27°C (45°F and 80°F)) - the limewash paint will last approximately five years. After five years, the color will not be gone, but may begin to patina from climatic conditions which yields a beautiful weathered finish that can last decades.
Certification Excell Zone Verte - NIVEAU GOLD Guarantees premium interior air quality.