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NOVITA is a Lime-based, 97% natural paint, for Interior and exterior use. Limewash paint - Limewash Finish.


The colours come with the required pigments to mix your colour at home. Simply follow the Coloration Guide.

Colour options are shown below and can be selected when ordering.

Any colours of our Colour Chart can be used as well. In this case, select "Custom Colour" when you order and email your request to”


PLEASE NOTE:  We recommend using a primer (Base Plus) before applying Novita to unpainted drywall to make sure the joints are properly covered and do not "show" through. It also improves adherence for increased longevity. Apply one coat of Base Plus and only one coat of Novita (depending on the color).  For more information see our Surface Preparation and Application Guide under TIPS or scroll for TIPS below.

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  • A traditional Lime-based paint for interior and exterior surfaces 
  • Ideal for mixed surfaces of mortar, such as lime, cement, concrete & bricks
  • High environmental quality
  • Very high adhesive properties
  • Semi creamy white
  • Brushes and tools can be cleaned with soap & water.
  • VOC:  0.01 gms/L (due to lime content)
  • Appropriate for Moisture & Mold control. Novita is a paint that allows the walls to breathe and is appropriate for humid interior walls.
  • Dilute with water, from 0 to 40%, according to the porosity of the surface and desired consistency. The more porous the surface, the more water needs to be added.



 Approximately 6-8 sq meters per litre* | 60-80 sq ft depending on the dilution and surface conditions.  *1 liter = 1.057 quart




Apply a coat of Colorare Base Plus primer first.




If the bricks/stones are previously painted/treated (with a product other than lime), we recommend using our Base Plus primer before applying Novita. If untreated/unpainted, Novita can be applied directly. Both products are suitable for exterior/interior brick/stone.


Novita can be wiped/brushed or washed off with water (or a vinegar & water solution) immediately after application. With the use of a pressure washer, the entire application can be removed up to 2 days following the initial application.

If you wish to expose some of the brick or stone, start wiping/washing off some of the limewash when it is still wet, approximately 30 minutes after application, depending on climatic conditions. Start removing earlier if exposed to sun and high temperatures.

As the paint will not appear fully opaque initially, it is important to wait for the paint to be fully dry before assessing its final color and opacity. Unlike paints, limewash penetrates the surface and the color & opacity can be built up by applying successive coats. Limewash creates a very durable finish that will not peel or chip off over time. 

As long as the paint is applied during proper weather - 3 days without rain, a minimum of 1 week before or after the last frost and appropriate temperatures for application (between 7°C and 27°C (45°F and 80°F)) -  the limewash paint will last approximately five years. After five years, the color remains but may begin to patina from climatic conditions which yields a beautiful weathered finish that can last decades.

Certification Excell Zone Verte - NIVEAU GOLD  Guarantees premium interior air quality. 




Colors shown are for information purposes only: Actual colors may vary from the color on your screen due to monitor differences.

NOVITA Lime Paint - Limewash Finish

from $27.00 CAD

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