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Can Painting Prevent Water Ingress?

Water can ingress through a structure for multiple reasons, fundamentally this needs to be resolved first before any consideration is given to decorating. Paint will not prevent water ingress. Once solved the surface must be allowed to thoroughly dry before preparing and painting.

Preparation:

Wash and thoroughly clean the surface using our Mould Removal Solution.  Allow to dry fully. Fill any areas required with Presto F Renovation Filler allow to dry and sand back.

Primer:

Top Coat:

For bedrooms, hall and living spaces

For kitchens and bathrooms

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our technical team on 0131 334 4999 or send a message here.

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How much paint do I need? 

Use this calculator to work out your requirements, if you have any question please get in touch with one of our team who will be more than willing to help you.

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Disclaimer: Tikkurila UK Paint Calculator is provided as a guide only. The coverage rates will vary depending on surface being coated and the particular product range being used. More information on these products can be found on the cans, on the technical data sheets on individual product pages, by using our live chat service or by calling our technical team on 0131 334 4999.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the estimate, however paint requirements may vary depending on the surface, type of paint, sheen level and colour chosen.