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Finishes – A Short Summary


Vinyl Matt Emulsion
A durable matt finish for interior walls and ceilings offering excellent depth of colour and colour retention.
Coverage: up to 16 sq m per litreVinyl Silk Emulsion
A durable silk emulsion producing an attractive mid-sheen on interior walls and ceilings.
Coverage: up to 15 sq m per litreGloss
A tough durable high gloss finish for interior and exterior use.
Coverage: up to 16 sq m per litre

Undercoat
Alkyd based undercoat with excellent covering power. For interior and exterior use on both new work and redecoration.
Undercoat is available in an appropriate colour to suit chosen top coat.
Coverage: up to 16 sq m per litre

Distemper
Distinguished by its soft powdery finish, Distemper is manufactured to order due to its short shelf life. Ideal for ceilings and plaster mouldings. Can be used on walls in certain circumstances. (Delivery within 15 working days).
Coverage: up to 14 sq m per litre

Metallic
A quality multisurface, water-based acrylic paint that dries to a glossy metallic sheen. Interior and exterior primed surfaces: wood, plastic, mdf, tiles or melamine.
Coverage: up to 10 sq m per litre

Lacquer
Based on original Chinese lacquers, this paint dries to a very high gloss tough finish.
For use on interior and exterior wood and metal surfaces (excluding radiators), as well as interior plaster walls and ceilings.
Coverage: up to 10 sq m per litre

Soft Sheen Emulsion
A quick drying subtle soft vinyl sheen for interior walls and ceilings, with an excellent depth of colour.
Coverage: up to 14 sq m per litreOil-Based Eggshell
A hardwearing and long lasting, smooth even sheen for interior walls. Provides a washable, steam resistant finish.
Coverage: up to 18 sq m per litreAcrylic Eggshell
A durable water-borne mid-sheen finish for walls and trim. Non yellowing and quick drying.
Coverage: up to 15 sq m per litre

Acrylic Primer Undercoat
Quick drying, water borne primer sealer and undercoat for use on various interior and exterior surfaces.
Coverage: up to 16 sq m per litre

Non Drip Gloss
A high gloss finish for interior and exterior wood and metal. Supplied ready for use and no undercoat is required. Coverage: up to 12 sq m per litre

Masonry
A high quality exterior paint that dries to a smooth matt finish with good resistance to dirt accumulation.
For use on exterior garden woodwork such as sheds, trellises etc as well as most masonry surfaces.
Coverage: up to 11 sq m per litre

Floor Paint
Highest quality durable polyurethane-based paint for interior floors of wood or mineral substrates. Coverage: up to 13 sq m per litreOnly available in white, not suitable for dark colours.
Coverage: up to 16 sq m per litre