The traditional lime paint has been used for centuries and was the only color available for paved facades until the 1940s. It has a great cultural historical value and is used not least to renovate and restore the façades of old lime houses. It can be used outdoors and indoors and is an almost completely eco-friendly product.
A lime color consists of water, quenched lime and pigment. The pigment must be limp to work. If there is no pigment in the color, the color becomes white, which is the most common. The calf is the binder for the color. With buttermilk or quark in color, it keeps it better and becomes more a type of glue.
Lime colors are airy colors. They release water, both into the well and out of it. It is an important feature, as the wet moisture in the pad causes the façade to twist and break. The calcareous color also gives a beautiful and vibrant surface on the paved facade. Over time, it wipes, and it is easy to paint and improve.
For the lime color to adhere well, the completely clean brushed and well-ventilated facade must be grounded with lime water. This makes the substrate then suck the paint evenly. After that, the lime milk is painted on, and the entire facade should be ironed without interruption and the paint layer should be ironed out. If the painting is interrupted, there will be clear interruptions in the paint layer. Up to five paintings of the lime color are needed to get a smooth and covering surface. Finally, the surface color is fixed with lime water. Never paint a calcareous paint in direct sunlight. Be sure to protect the windows properly before painting. Lime paints damage the glass.
Lime colors are cheap in purchase and are a pure natural product without any environmental impact to talk about. The color is also beautiful and comfortable. Correctly painted, the lime color is very durable and lasts year after year. It is also easy to renovate if needed. The calcareous paint is very suitable on the inside and outside of the stable buildings because it is hygienic. The paint is water-soluble, which makes it easy to dye the paint, and to brush tools and brushes.
Painting and refurbishing of a facade paint with calcareous paint can be difficult because it requires so many brushes to cover the paint facade. Additionally, it is difficult to get a good and even result when the color is easily flammable. Never paint in direct sunlight, nor when there is a risk of frost.
The calcareous paint does not attach very well to materials other than lime pads. It also does not manage too exposed environments for any length of time. A lime paint can not be painted with any other type of paint, but a lime facade should always be painted as if necessary. You can also not paint a facade painted with any other color.