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Ideas & Advice

In this section you can find ideas and advice, helpful guides and instructions for application, colour inspiration and some tools to assist you in calculating the amount of paint you will need.


Common Issues

An overview of the most commonly reported problems, why they occur and what you can do very easily to rectify the problem.

Colour Cards

Our colour cards provide an intuitive selection of paint swatches to help you select the perfect colour scheme for your home. Request a free colour card today.

Guides and Instructional Videos

Combining different techniques and products provides endless possibilities for creating personalised results. Explore our guides to applying special effects paints


Paint Calculator

By calculating how much you need beforehand, you’ll save yourself a lot of time, effort and petrol. Here’s how to work it out.

Colour Directory

Browse our extensive colour directory to find your inspiration from our own collection, in addition to well-known collections such as RAL, NCS and British Standard.

Case Studies

Looking for inspiration? Browse our wide range of case studies to see what can be achieved with our amazing product range.

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Paint Calculator

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.