Caparol CapaDin Review - a high-end contract matt emulsion for large ceilings

Caparol CapaSilan Review

By Mike Jones

Caparol CapaDin is a high-end interior contract matt with a very low sheen level. This makes it ideal for light-sensitive ceilings and walls, where flashing and picture framing might otherwise be an issue.

You can buy CapaDin in white and in quantities of 5, or 12.5 litres. A 5L tin will cost you around £30 and I buy mine from Hashtag The Paint Shop, who also sell WRX, which is another one of my favourite brands.

My Caparol CapaDin Review

OK, I’ve given you the facts, it’s time to get into my review!! I’ve used CapaDin a handful of times and love it. This is easily one of the best contract matt emulsions on the market!! You wouldn’t just use this paint for mist coating because the finish on a ceiling is unreal. This paint really is something special.


It can drag slightly when applied via brush and roller, however every contract matt does, so we can forgive it for that. Caparol CapaDin sprays beautifully and opacity is unbelievably good!! 


Opacity and overall finish are amazing for a contract matt!! Ceilings are left with a soft, luxurious depth, which is only rivalled by WRX Ceiling paint in my humble opinion. You’ll never see any blemishes such as roller marks or picture-framing, no matter how problematic the ceiling!!

How do I Rate the Product?

Caparol CapaDin is up there as one of the best ceiling paints on the market, which is remarkable really, considering on paper it is only a contract matt. I have no problem using this paint on the higher-end projects I carry out.

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Caparol CapaDin Review