How to: Lime Paint

silimepaintLime paint can be substituted for modern synthetic paints to achieve a homey, softer effect, both to the touch and on the eyes. It is evocative of a time where old values and traditions were cherished.

Very easy to apply.

Download Lime Paint MSDS sheet. (Word doc)

Composition:
Slaked lime, glue and drying retardants.
The material comes in the natural white color

Packaging:
14 lt. – US Gallon 3.7 – Imp. Gallon 3.1 – polyethylene containers
3.5 lt. – US Gallon .925 – Imp. Gallon .775 – polyethylene containers

Theoretical Yield:
3.5 liter : 100 – 200 sq. feet
14 liter : 550 – 650 sq. feet

Where to apply Lime Paint:

Type of surface

Preparation required

New plaster lime based

No priming necessary

Gypsum

One coat of Normal Primer

Plasterboard

One coat of Normal Primer

Medium density

One coat of Primer for Wood

Old plaster

Brush down thoroughly and one coat of Fondo Normal or of Quartz Primer

Limewash

Brush down thoroughly and one coat of Normal Primer

Polished lime finish

Brush down thoroughly and sandpaper and one coat of Normal Primer

Washable paint

One coat of Normal Primer