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Choosing the right Little Greene paint.

Absolute Matt Emulsion Paint

Our most popular paint, Absolute Matt Emulsion is the classic finish for interior walls and ceilings. It's a water-based, environmentally friendly paint and dries to an incredibly flat finish that exudes character.

Absolute Matt Emulsion is available in 5L, 2.5L and 1L tins

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • A beautiful flat finish for walls & ceilings
  • Certified completely safe for children's rooms ('Toy Paint Regulations' BS EN71-3:2013)
  • Gloss level - 3% (very matt)
  • Covers approx 14 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 3 tin sizes - 5L, 2.5L and 1L
  • Also available in 60ml Sample Pots

Intelligent Matt Emulsion Paint

Intelligent Matt Emulsion is Little Greene's ground-breaking paint - it's matt, environmentally-friendly and completely washable. This makes it suitable for all areas of your home including kitchens, bathrooms, children's rooms and high-traffic hallways.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Washable
  • Great for walls & ceilings
  • Can even be used on woodwork and radiators
  • Certified completely safe for children's rooms and furniture ('Toy Paint Regulations' BS EN71-3:2013)
  • Gloss level - 5% (very matt)
  • Covers approx 14 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 3 tin sizes - 5L, 2.5L and 1L

Intelligent Eggshell Paint

Formulated to resist moisture, staining and general wear and tear, Intelligent Eggshell has a tough yet subtle finish and is a superb paint for woodwork and kitchen & bathroom walls.

It will give tremendous service in a busy home and is an ideal solution for those who want durability with a soft, low-sheen finish.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Fully washable
  • Suitable for most surfaces including walls, woodwork and primed metals such as radiators and pipework
  • Certified completely safe for children's rooms and furniture ('Toy Paint Regulations' BS EN71-3:2013)
  • Gloss level - 15% (low)
  • Covers approx 14 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 3 tin sizes- 5L, 2.5L, and 1L

Intelligent Exterior Eggshell

A high performance, self-priming opaque wood finish with excellent penetration, making it one of the smartest choices for exterior joinery.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Available in all colours
  • Virtually odourless
  • Extremely durable, flexible finish
  • Inhibits mould and algal growth
  • Weather resistant and completely washable
  • Suitable for all exterior woodwork
  • Can also be used on suitably primed metalwork
  • Self-priming on new and bare wood
  • Surface dry in hours, recoat in 16 hours
  • Available in 2.5 & 1 Litre
  • Low Sheen (15%)

Intelligent Gloss Paint

A tough, washable paint with a high sheen, Intelligent Gloss is a quick-drying alternative Oil Gloss and is suitable for interior or exterior use.

It is ideal for use on interior woodwork, metals and plaster walls, particularly in rooms which need to be cleaned frequently such as kitchens and bathrooms.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Fully washable
  • Suitable for interior woodwork, plaster walls and primed metals
  • Gloss level - 85% (high)
  • Covers approx 14 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 1L tins

Masonry Paint

Gone are the days of a limited colour choice for exterior painting... Little Greene's Exterior Masonry Paint is available in almost all colours - use it to achieve a long-lasting matt finish on brick, stone or rendered walls.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Quick-drying to a smooth finish
  • Will last 15 years on exterior walls before repainting is required
  • Resists dirt
  • Contains anti-fungal and anti aging properties to look good for longer
  • Gloss level - 5% (very matt)
  • Covers approx 13 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in almost all colours
  • Available in 5L tins

Limewash

Limewash is a very traditional finish, used to decorate and protect porous stone and lime-rendered surfaces. Like Distemper, Limewash is a breathable finish making it suitable for old and damp-problematic walls. Unlike paint, limewash penetrates the surface and the colour is built up by applying successive coats.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Recommended for exterior use only on lime render and porous stone
  • Gloss level - 3% (very matt)
  • Covers approx 6 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in a wide choice of colours
  • Available in 5L tins
  • Limewash is made to order, please allow 7-10 days for delivery.

Distemper

A traditional breathable paint, commonly used in older buildings and loved because of its soft, powdery finish. Water-based and environmentally friendly, our Distemper is strengthened to be wipable but is not recommended for areas of high traffic or condensation.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Wipeable
  • Breathable
  • Gloss level - 3% (very matt)
  • Covers approx 15 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in a wide choice of colours
  • Available in 5L tins
  • Distemper is made to order, please allow 4-5 days for delivery.

Traditional Oil Eggshell Paint

Oil Eggshell is the traditional paint for woodwork and metalwork. With a low sheen it's the perfect complement to a matt wall paint and is tough enough to withstand wear and tear and repeated cleaning.

Oil Eggshell is suitable for interior and exterior applications and uses our eco-oil recipe, which has been formulated using naturally occurring vegetable oils.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Oil-based
  • Completely washable
  • A classic, durable finish for woodwork and primed metalwork
  • Suitable for interior and exterior use
  • Gloss level - 15% (low)
  • Covers approx 16 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 3 tin sizes - 5L, 2.5L and 1L

Tom's Oil Eggshell

The preferred finish of one of our senior chemists, this exterior eggshell, opaque wood finish has excellent flow, giving a beautiful low sheen on woodwork and metalwork.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Available in all colours
  • Extremely durable, flexible finish
  • Weather resistant and completely washable
  • Suitable for exterior woodwork and metalwork
  • surface dry in 4 hours, recoat in 16 hours
  • Fully washable
  • Available in 2.5 & 1 Litre
  • Low sheen (15%)

Traditional Oil Gloss Paint

Oil Gloss has a classic high sheen finish which is popular (and very smart) on front doors and also used on interior/exterior woodwork and metalwork.

Extremely hard-wearing and shiny enough to reflect a lot of light, Oil Gloss is both practical and extremely elegant and uses our eco-oil recipe, which has been formulated with naturally occurring vegetable oils.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Oil-based
  • Completely washable
  • A classic, durable finish for woodwork and primed metalwork
  • Suitable for interior and exterior use
  • Gloss level - 85% (very high)
  • Covers approx 16 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in all colours
  • Available in 2 tin sizes - 2.5L and 1L

Floor Paint

Painting the floor is an easy yet dramatic way to change the feel of a room, and with most of the Little Greene colour range at your fingertips you can be as bold or a subtle as you like.

Floor Paint has an attractive and extremely tough mid sheen finish and uses our eco-oil recipe, which has been formulated using naturally occurring vegetable oils.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Oil-based
  • Hard-wearing and completely washable
  • Can be used on wooden and concrete floors
  • Gloss level - 50% (mid)
  • Covers approx 14 square metres per litre (one coat)
  • Available in almost all colours
  • Available in 1 & 2.5L tins

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