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Can Muuri Be Used on A Stone Fireplace Surround?

Yes it can. In addition, Muuri is suitable for use on 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...

Do Tikkurila Sell Spray Plaster?

Traditional methods of plastering come with some drawbacks. Speed of application, product material waste, and inconsistent finish quality are some of the problems. Tikkurila spray plasters are a faster, more consistent, and cleaner method of application...

Do You Have Any Hypoallergenic solutions for interior painting?

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Joker</a>, our matt high performance emulsion paint, has zero smell and is ideal for a hypoallergenic environment

Is Luja suitable for a bathroom with no window?

Luja is our high-performance system and is suitable for environments where ventilation is a problem and high levels of constant humidity and moisture are present e.g. swimming pools, wet rooms and surfaces where mould propagation are an issue. Luja ...

Is Anti Dust suitable for sealing my concrete garage floor?

Yes, our <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Anti Dust</a> is a water-borne dust-binding agent for mineral and concrete surfaces, including floors - ideal for garages and storage spaces.

What's the difference between Optiva 3 and 5?

The main difference between the two is the sheen level. <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Optiva 3</a> is a full flat matt (sheen level 3%) <a href="

I need something wipeable for my kid's Bedroom, what's the best option?

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Joker</a> it is, ultra-low VOC odourless, water-based and highly scrubbable. It's a high-performance matt emulsion paint with zero latex - so it's ideal for hypoallergenic...

Do you have a blackboard paint?

Yes, we do. We have our <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Littu blackboard</a> special effect paint - a chalkboard paint that is available in hundreds of colours (classic black is of course...

Are Your Paints Washable?

A large number of our paints are designed to be washable and scrubbable so we have quite a few options.   <strong>Option 1 (Standard System)</strong> Prime with one coat of <a href="">Optiva Primer...

I'm pregnant and wondering if it's safe to paint?

It's highly unlikely that painting or being around paint fumes while you're pregnant will harm your unborn baby, as the risk from our modern water-based paints is very low. However, to minimise the risk, we recommend using our <a href="https://www.tikkurila...

Are your Helmi topcoats self-undercoating?

With all our products, we do recommend using the full system including our primers. However, if you have pre-primed furniture, you can order a sample pot to ensure Helmi will adhere to the surface.

What's best for painting kitchen units, Helmi or Everal Aqua?

You can use either Helmi or Everal Aqua on kitchen cupboards, both are perfect for the job. Most of our customer base use Helmi as this product is designed for painting furniture and has excellent self levelling properties.

Is it safe for my child to help me paint my room?

When you are painting with children, use a paint that does not release harmful compounds even when used for an extended period. Tikkurila's range of products includes both paints and lacquers that meet these requirements and are suitable for painting...

Can I use any of your wall paints on my ceilings?

Yes...but we would always recommend using our Anti Reflex 2 paint for ceilings because it's a dead matt, non-flash paint making it great for areas of critical light. It's also very easy to touch up with strong hiding power. The award-winning Anti Reflex...

I want to paint a room all in one colour - walls, skirtings and doors. Is there one paint for that?

We don't recommend this approach. Using separate products (depending on the substrate), ensures you get the best quality, long-lasting results from our products. However, we do have lots of complimentary paints and can help you with the best combinations...

Do Tikkurila have fire-resistant coatings for wood?

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Fontefire WF</a> is a water-borne one-component intumescent paint for wooden surfaces that offers the highest possible fire-retardant properties for interior wood ...

Is Finngard Opaque microporous?

Yes, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Finngard Opaque</a>, our exterior masonry paint is microporous. The term 'microporous' is often applied to specialist paints and stains and describes a coating...

How long does it take to dry Anti Reflex 2 before applying another coat

We recommend the interval between coats is at least 3 hours.

Do you have a product to protect paving and driveways?

Tikkurila have two clear products suitable for protecting driveways and paving, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Hydroblock WB</a> & <a href="" target...

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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.

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