Teknos Paint Review and Guide

By Mike Gregory

 

I’ve been a decorator for almost 20 years and I’ve been blogging for the Decorators Forum UK for the past 5 years. I thought I’d take the time to sit down and put together a very simple Teknos paint review and guide. I hope you find it useful.

 

Teknos is a Finnish paint brand which seems to be expanding rapidly into different countries. They’ve been in the UK for roughly 30 years and have started to become very popular. This paint is available in more and more stockists.

 

Teknos Teknoceiling 02

 

This is a specialist ceiling paint which is available in white, or a handful of colours. Teknoceiling is manufactured to have as little sheen as possible, thus eliminating problems such as picture framing, roller marks and flashing. It does exactly what it aims to achieve!! The finish is a perfect, luxurious, flat matt. It’s awesome on large, light sensitive ceilings. In fact, I’d say it’s probably one of the best ceiling paints on the market.

 

Opacity is ok, ease of use is fantastic, and at around £40 for 9L, the price is extraordinary for a product of this calibre. At the time of writing this review, Teknos Teknoceiling 02 is a new product. I predict that within a year, this paint will be everywhere!!

 

We do have a full Teknoceiling 02 review if you’d like more information.

 

Teknos Futura Aqua Primer

 

This is a water-based adhesion primer, designed to adhere to problem surfaces such as old oil-based paint. It can also be used on non-rusting or galvanised metal, bare timber, even plaster. Teknos Futura Aqua Primer creates the perfect base for the Futura topcoats. Touch dry in an hour and re-coat in 6. Available in white or tinted colours.

 

I love this product!! It seems to take a while to cure and become durable, but once it is fully dry, it’s bullet proof. The opacity and ease of use are bang on too!! I can’t fault it really. This is very good paint.

 

Teknos Futura Aqua 90 – Water-Based Gloss

 

Available in white or tinted colours, touch dry in an hour, recoat in 6 and fully durable after 3 days.

 

Good quality water-based gloss products are hard to come by, but this is one of them. The opacity is nothing to write home about, so make sure your coat of Teknos Futura primer is solid before using the 90.

 

Ease of use is fine, brush marks are less visible than most water-based gloss products, and the overall finish is awesome. The durability once fully cured is great too.

 

Check out our full Teknos Futura Aqua 90 review for more information.

Sandtex Trade Smooth Masonry Paint Review

Professional decorator Robin Gofton gives a full and honest Sandtex Trade Smooth Masonry paint review. How does it stack up against its competitors?

Tikkurila UK Trade Paint

Tikkurila UK are a leading Scandinavian Trade Paint brand, offering modern products to decorators throughout the UK. Next day delivery available.

The Best Instagram Trends For Using Blue

Leading paint manufacturer Dulux conducts a study into the best Instagram trends for using blue in your interiors. Leading designers offer some inspiration

WRX Trade Paint Discount Codes

WRX Trade Paint is a high-performance paint brand which has been int the UK since 2017. We have two discount codes designed to save you money.

Dulux Announces Colour of the Year 2022

Reach for the skies: We predict wave of optimism as Dulux announces colour of the year 2022. Stay up to date with the latest trends.

Coversure Poole Insurance Providers

Coversure Poole are expert insurance providers who cover all aspects of motor, liability, tool and home insurance. They offer competitive rates to DFUK readers

PaintDoc – Legally Binding Documents for Decorators

PaintDoc provide all the Legally binding documents decorators will ever need to help with their business. From Ts&Cs to quote templates and much more

The Painters’ House – by Tammy Riddle

Professional decorator Tammy Riddle offers a realistic insight into the painters’ house!! This is a very honest blog and true to life.

Anker Stuy Discount Code – DFUK10

Anker Stuy off all Decorators Forum UK members a unique discount code which entitles our readers to a 10% discount. Please use code DFUK10 at the checkout.

How I learned to Wallpaper – a decorator

Professional decorator Mike Gregory talks about how he learned to wallpaper. This is quite an eye opener for anyone in the trade.

The First Steps into Spraying with PaintTech

Professional decorator Michael Donnelly explains how he’s taking the first steps into spraying with PaintTech Training Academy.

New Crown Decorating Centre in Wishaw

New Crown Decorating Centre in Wishaw – With 30% off Savings and a FREE £5 Breakfast Voucher for Customers! That should get people shopping!!

Hamilton for the Multi-Skilled Trades

Hamilton have developed a brand-new range of products for the multi-skilled trades. This will help professional tradesmen achieve professional standards.

Crown Paints’ Digital Ordering Portal for Landlords

Crown Paints’ Digital Ordering Portal for Registered Social Landlords

Are You CiTB Registered- FREE Money

Are You CiTB registered? If you are you may be entitled to FREE funding on PaintTech courses and up to £11,000 if you take on an apprentice.

Teknos Paint Review and Guide