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In September 2018, the new Children’s Hospital in Helsinki opened to patients with an important focus on the specialised provision of quality healthcare for Finnish children. The development of the hospital began in 2014, cost around 170 million euros, almost 40 million of which was assembled through the fundraising campaign, the New Children's Hospital has been then perhaps the most talked public opening for the citizens of Finland.

Inside the Tikkurila painted childrens hospital

Improvements for the public​

Tikkurila supported the undertaking by donating the inside paints and fillers for the new emergency clinic. As a company, Tikkurila understands the importance of promoting the improved wellbeing of all gage groups in projects where paints and colours can be used to bring joy and comfort, and bring beauty to different spaces and conditions.

In an emergency clinic climate, paints can be utilized to make surfaces that meet the most requesting sturdiness and cleanliness prerequisites; the correct selection of shadings can likewise advance prosperity and recuperation for individuals, everything being equal.

A hospital room painted with Tikkurila paints
A hospital lobby painted with Tikkurila paints

The protection of Argentum 20 paint

The main paint used in the venture, Argentum 20, is a waterborne semi-matt topcoat for interior walls and ceilings, intended to help maintain hygiene standards cleanliness. The paint contains active silver, which – along with great emergency clinic cleanliness – prevents bacterial development on the surface.

A hospital waiting area painted with Tikkurila paints

Argentum 20, a M1-class paint, was chosen for the New Children's Hospital as it has many spaces with especially strict hygiene requirements; from the laboratories to the examination rooms - and all the spaces in between!

A hospital hall painted with Tikkurila paints

Specialist products for special spaces

In emergency clinics, paints and coatings can be utilized to make surfaces that satisfy the most rigid necessities of sturdiness and cleanliness.

The preliminaries utilized in the new emergency clinic included Luja general groundwork, an extraordinary acrylate paint with against shape insurance intended for damp spaces and different locales with exceptional necessities. Surfaces were done with Argentum 20 and Luja 7.

For fillers, the New Children's Hospital generally utilized the Tikkurila Presto scope of items. Alongside other Presto items, the Presto ALR splash filler was utilized to fill surfaces. This residue free filler is ideal for filling plasterboard creases and it comes prepared to utilize and simple to spread. Different fillers utilized in the undertaking included Presto LG coarse filler and Presto LV damp room filler.

Presto fillers are simple and protected to utilize, making a decent, strong surface for painting.

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