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How Do I Paint My Fireplace?

Excellent heat resistance

Muuri is particularly suitable for interior surfaces exposed to varying and higher than normal temperatures and particularly suitable for fireplaces. Tintable Muuri can withstand temperatures up to +180 °C and 300 °C if it is un-tinted dry heat.

Suited for painting over: Concrete, lime, lime cement, cement plaster, sandlime brick and brick surfaces as well as mineral board surfaces indoors. Suitable also for surfaces previously painted with lime, lime cement, cement and silicate paints.


Painting conditions

The surface to be painted must be clean, dry and solid and the temperature of the air and surface at least +10 °C and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.


Unpainted surfaces:

  • New concrete, screed and plastered surface must be dry and hardened before finishing treatment.
  • Clean unpainted surfaces from dirt, dust and other impurities.

Previously painted surfaces:

  • Clean surfaces from dirt, dust and other impurities using Tikkurila Maalipesu Cleaning Agent according to instructions.
  • Remove flaking and poorly attached or powdery paint layers.
Paint treatment

Apply one priming coat of Muuri Fireplace paint.

The product can be thinned with water up to 10%, if necessary.

After the primer has set for at least 12 hours, the finishing coat will be applied.


If you require more advice on painting your fireplace, give our technical team a call on 0131 334 4999 or send them a message here



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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.