Mineral paint as the name states is a product compiled mainly of natural minerals found in the earth. They are the most environmentally friendly paints and can be very versatile depending on the brand you are using. There are many kinds of mineral paint that are used however the most common are flat masonry mineral paint and limewash paint. Mineral paints are used to paint on brick, stone, stucco, or cement both on the interior and exterior of your home. The mineral paint Top Shelf uses is manufactured in Italy with the highest quality of ingredients and has a 20-year warranty on most applications.
Limewash mineral paint is a transparent coating that will give your home that old world feel and has more of a whitewash rather than flat finish look. Limewash is unique as it can easily be removed within 2 days of application, after the 2 days however it is permanent. The limewash will change throughout the years on your home as it ages it will patina over time depending on the weather conditions. The limewash is compiled of a slaked lime that will calcify to the brick or stone it is applied to. If you are looking for that European brick look, limewash is for you!
Flat masonry mineral paint is a flat solid coating that can be tinted to any color you choose. Unlike the limewash once it is applied it is permanent and will not change, chip, flake, or peel. The product we use at Top Shelf is made in Northern Italy and has a 20-year warranty against chipping or flaking. Flat masonry is breathable and is naturally mold and mildew resistant with a very high UV resistance. It is maintenance free and has a similar molecular structure to the brick or stone it is applied to. With this product you can completely change the entire look of your brick or stone in any color you choose. With its growing popularity, flat mineral paint is quickly becoming a staple in our exterior season.
Whether you prefer the look of the limewash or the flat masonry mineral paint you are sure to have a bold result with a Top Shelf mineral paint job! The toxin free environmentally friendly products we use are top of the line and shipped in from Italy. These paints can be used for your interior or exterior on your home or office and can give you that one of a kind look you have been looking for. As they are both eventually a permanent coating, we suggest you leave the application of these products to the professionals to ensure a proper result.