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What type of paint should I use on wood fibre internal wall insulation systems?
I used a natural paint from AURO and it is beautiful to use and apply - can stop painting a wall and go back the next day and there are no 'overlap' marks, it joins up beautifully.
There is a distributor who does their own range of colours using Auro as its base, which includes 40% and 60% colours.
Photos of the paint on my house here:
Do you have experience with Climate Coating paints for internal applications (ThermoPlus, ThermoVital)? They claim the paint is breathable and capillary active and, thus, can even regulate room humidity. If its declared properties were valid, it would make a great addition to the internal insulation.
Thanks for your comment @heike
Whilst I don't know the paints specifically, there is very little impact that a coating so thin is going to have over the surface of the wood fibre systems, which are already vapour permeable and extremely capillary active. I suspect you'd get a noticeable benefit on uninsulated masonry but I'm not sure you'd perceive any benefit over the plastered wood fibre.
Hope that helps.
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