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General

How do I clean a paint spillage?

All surfaces nearby painting should be covered prior to painting. However, if paint does spill, action must be taken immediately as if it is left too late there is little that can be done. Use a hard flat surface (e.g. spoon, piece of card, edge of dustpan...

Do you offer finance?

Yes, we have partnered with Klarna to offer finance on all our paint, tools, and spray equipment. We have 3 options available at checkout: Financing, spread the cost of your purchase into equal monthly payments over 6, 12 or 24 (minimum spend £250...

Minimum Contents

Some of our products will have a minimum content noted beside the unit of measure.

Do You Have Technical Data Sheets Available?

Product data sheets are available for download on the product pages.

What’s The Difference Between Water-Based And Oil-Based Paint?

In water-borne products, the thinner in the paint is water, whereas in solvent-borne paints, the thinner is a solvent.

Is Your Exterior Paint Microporous?

Yes, Finngard Opaque, our exterior masonry paint is microporous.

What Type Of Paint Can Be Used On Radiators?

For painting radiators, we recommended using Tikkurila’s Helmi 10 or Helmi 30.

Is Your Paint Low Odour, Non-Toxic And Safe For Children?

All our water-based paints are low odour and are suitable for painting everything in the kids’ room, including the walls, furniture, and toys.

How Do I Know If A Paint Is Breathable?

Many products are marketed as ‘breathable’, and whilst all paints are breathable to a degree, what’s important is how breathable.

Can I Trace A Previous Order To Ensure I Buy The Same Colour And Finish?

If you can provide our team with your original order number, from a purchase within the last 4 years, we should be able to access this information for you.

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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.