Made from selected and aged slaked lime, Italia produces a smooth, glossy finish, with subtle differences in shade.
Decorative paint with a smooth and glossy finish aspect. Subtle differencies in shade can be accentuated when the surface is polished with a stainless steel trowel. In addition, allows the substrate to breathe.
To make the final aestethic effect uniform it is necessary to adjust the absorbency of the support by applying the smooth primer FONDO LISCIO by brush roller. Use a stainless steal spatula with rounded corners so that unsightly scratch marks will not be left spreading the stucco.
The product must be applied in 3 coats:
Use a stainless steel trowel with rounded edges to avoid unsightly scratch marks when applying the product. Apply the base coat making sure that the surface is completely covered, allow to dry (approx. 24 hours), apply a second coat in order to create the "Venetian stucco" effect. Allow to dry for 24 hours before applying the third coat in order to obtain the desired finish. In order to obtain the glossy finish, it is necessary to polish the top layer before it is completely dry with the specific stainless steel trowel.
To make the surface more homogeneous and to enhance the natural brightness or satin look of the products, apply a last coat of CERA NATURALE Stilnovo:
How to apply: mix carefully the product. If it is too thick, make it warm or dilute with 3% of warm water, until you get it thoroughly melted. Apply by synthetic sponge and after the complete dying polish with a woolen cloth.
Average spreading capacity of CERA NATURALE Stilnovo: 30 sq.m./lt.
Average spreading capacity: 0,8-1,2 kg/sq.m. per 3 coats
Thinning: ready to use
Drying time dry to touch: 1-2 hours; Can be overpainted after: 24 hours (time can change due the weather conditions).