How to Apply Limewash Paint

Surface Preperation

Step 1

Clean wall surfaces throughly. Remove any loose debris or flaking paint. Apply Mortabond Duraplas Skimcoat as a primer and to fill any cracks or holes.

Optional: Apply water based acrylic paint primer.

Mix the Paint

Step 2

Using a wire whisk, mix the Steine Paints Limewash with water till the desired consistency. It is recommended to start with a thick mixture and gradually make it thinner.

1:1 water to powder ratio. Do not dilute to more than 3 parts water to 2 parts powder.

Apply the Paint

Step 3

Using a brush or roller, apply the paint to the surface of your walls in thin and even layers. Work in small sections, and do not try to cover the entire wall in one go. Allow each layer to dry completely before applying the next layer.

Unleash Your Creativity

Step 4

Create a unique look by applying a second layer of paint after the first layer has dried. Use a sponge or rag to achieve unique textures. Change up your brush strokes to paint amazing patterns. Mix and match colors to make stunning color combinations.

Technical Specifications


Mixing Ratio:

1:1 water to limewash powder ratio. Do not dilute to more than 3 parts water to 2 parts limewash powder.


7 to 10 or 75 to 107 ft² per kg of limewash paint

Coverage recommendation should only be used as a guidel the amount needed may vary depending on the porosity of the surface.

Drying Time:

Steine Paints Limewash dries in one to two hours depending on the environment. It will take about two weeks to fully cure.


For outdoor applications, ensure that the weather will remain clear for three days after application. The recommended temperature for painting is 8-30 °C. If the surface or air remperature is above 30 °C during application or curing, do not paint.


Store in a dry, cool place away from direct sunlight. Close the cover tightly after opening.

Shelf Life:

1 Year

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


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Contact us today to request a demo or a copy of our swatch book.

Our expert team is ready to assist you with any inquiries and guide you through the process of choosing the perfect texture and finish for your project. 

Thank you for considering Steine Paints for your limewash paint needs.



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