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Homestead House Milk Paint
Homestead House Milk Paint
This paint is available in the quart size. 230g (1 Quart / 0.5 lbs) can cover approx. 70-75 ft² (a dresser and a side table).
Homestead House does its best to display accurate colors online, but the however on-screen colour representations vary from actual paint colours. It is simply a computer representation of the paint colour to help give you an idea of the colour. Every single computer monitor will display these colors differently.
** Although we do our best to ensure exact colour matching, there may be slight batch variations over time due to pigments changing and the aging of the paint. Be sure to mix several cans of paint together of the same colour to ensure that any batch variations are nullified. Also, it is always a good idea to keep a small can of paint used for future touch ups to ensure that you have the exact same colour.
As Canada's only milk paint manufacturer, they continue the tradition of our past by producing authentic milk paints using similar basic ingredients. Their recipe stays true to that of an authentic milk paint containing natural ingredients such as chalk, clay, limestone, casein (a milk protein) and pigments. Unlike some Milk Paint found in a can there are NO VINYL resins in this formula.
What is Milk Paint?
Milk Paint is the oldest natural paint known to man and can still be found in some cave paintings. This paint contains milk protein (casein), limestone, clay, chalk and natural non-toxic pigments made from iron oxides and those synthesized from natural resources. The result is a very durable paint popularly used by modern designers, green consumers and home owners seeking to capture a variety of modern, trendy, antique and textured looks (in fact when using less water than called for the texture can even be used for embossing !!).Our authentic milk paint provides a long lasting, very durable and hard as stone finish for interior or exterior uses! No other modern paint can create the unique look that can be easily achieved by using Milk Paint.
It can absorbed into a porous surface to never chip or peel. Milk Paint is suitable for both interior and exterior applications and is naturally mould resistant. Milk paint provides a completely breathable coating and is ideal for painting raw wood.
With our Bonding Agent you can now use Milk Paint on even more surfaces such as previously painted walls with a gloss sheen, varnished or lacquered surfaces, previous coats of paint, ceramic tiles, meta or, glass.
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