Passionate About Traditional Paints
Enhancing your period property
We Specialise In Traditional Paint
Based in the picturesque historic market town of Hitchin The Traditional Paint Company have been producing traditional paints and coatings for walls, timber and even metal for over 40 years. Products such as Lead Based Paints, Scrumble Glaze, Flat Oil Paints, Ultra Matt Emulsions, Linseed and Danish Oil Paints, Oil Bound Distemper, Chinese Wood Tung Oil, Plinth Paints, Brushing Beeswax in Turpentine, as well as our unique range of eco friendly Traditional Limewashes which have been developed with historic conservation in mind. The Traditional Paint Company has been been producing Traditional Exterior Limewash to the Suffolk Preservation’s Society Recipe for more than 35 years and many listed and historic properties have been coated with them.
At the Tradition Paint Company all our products are made to traditional recipes many dating back centuries and we endeavour to adhere to these formulation sourcing natural organic ingredients such as iron oxide, carbon black, red, yellow and maroon oxide, blue cobalt as well as many other natural earth materials, these colorants and all our ingredients are sources from all four corners of the British Isles. In addition to the range of colours on our colour card we are able to match by eye to virtually any colour material supplied to us. In order to produce the best quality limewash we only use the finest ingredients, for instance our lime is traditional shake lime putty that has been matured for a minimum of six months, we do not use the cheeper bag lime a hydrated lime powder readerly available from builders merchants.