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Mediterranean Limewash

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Description:

Mediterranean Limewash applied to achieve old-fashioned designer white wash for that antique, faded apperance in white, individual or seperate basecolours, to simulate old bleached Mediterranean or Roman architectural designs including marblising effects.  All British Standards colours available including Mexican Terracotta.  Uniquely formulated for long term durability.

Typical Uses:

Plastered walls, concrete, houses, Strongwall Insulated cladding Systems, Styroform Building Blocks, Stucco, block, commercial buildings, shops, shopping malls, feature walls, columns, restaurants, and any place that requires special effects or features.

Features:

Mediterranean Limewash has been specifically designed to age with patinead look and weathered appearance, without effecting its durability.

  • Exceptional long term performance
  • Contains high loadings of unique biocides for long term mould, algae, mildew protection - even in tropical countries.
  • Designed to fade after weathering to give desired feature
  • Unlimited base and top coat colours - including a range of Terracotta shades
  • Selected coloured oxides from different regions of the world to simulate unique buildings

Performance:

Mediterranean Limewash has excellent durability on exterior surfaces.  Once the erosion process starts, natural uneven colouring will take place.  This curing and changing process continues over 12 months - colour changes will take place over the life span of the coating.

Preparation:

Existing Stucco, Strongwall or concrete should be Chemocide treated, then waterblasted clean, then apply 2 coats of Strongwall Sealer in desired colour - then 2 coats of Mediterranean Limewash.

Application:

Mediterranean Limewash - stir thoroughly before and during use.

New and existing Strongwall, Stucco, concrete.

Apply 2 coats of Strongwall Sealer in desired colour.  Apply 1 coat of Mediterranean Limewash in slightly darker shade.  Allow 6 hours to dry.

Apply second coat in white or lighter tone colours.

Use long-haired brush - maintain a good 'wet edge'.  Brush using alternating directions, achieving slightly textured effect.  DO NOT lay off evenly.

Interior: Apply 1 coat of Colourtrend Urethane Sealer, then 2 coats of Mediterranean Limewash.

Coverage:

Strongwall Sealer, 6-8m² per litre, depending on substrate porosity per coat Mediterranean Limewash, 8-10m² per litre per coat.

Physical Properties:

Mediterranean Limewash is a unique lime based coating containing marble dus,t special oxides, binders and mould inhibitors.

Thinning:

Use as supplied or thin 10-20% in hot conditions

Clean Up:

Using water

Packaging:

1, 2, 4, 10, 20 litre pails

Warning:

Keep away from eyes, skin, etc.  Keep out of reach of children.  Obhserve new Occupational Safety & Health Instructions (O.S.H.)

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.