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Masonry Paint

Eco-Friendly Excellence for
a Sustainable Future

Masonry Paint

Eco-Friendly Excellence for
a Sustainable Future

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Why Choose Graphenstone Paint for Your Masonry?

Choosing Graphenstone mineral-based masonry paint for an exterior masonry finish offers a combination of sustainability, durability, and vapour openness. Here’s an explanation of why these paints are perfect for such applications:

Sustainable Manufacturing

Eco-Friendly Ingredients: Graphenstone mineral-based masonry paints are crafted using sustainable and environmentally friendly materials. This not only aligns with eco-conscious practices but also ensures that the manufacturing process minimises harm to the environment. By utilising natural lime and incorporating innovative technologies, Graphenstone significantly reduces its carbon footprint, making it a preferred choice for green building projects and LEED certification. The eco-friendly nature of these paints supports sustainable construction and promotes healthier living environments.

Durability with Graphene

Graphene Reinforcement: The incorporation of graphene in Graphenstone paints adds a layer of strength and resilience to the masonry paint film. This results in a hard-wearing finish that can withstand the challenges posed by external elements such as weather, UV radiation, and physical abrasion. The advanced formulation with graphene enhances the paint’s adhesion and flexibility, preventing cracking and peeling over time.

Longevity: The durable nature of graphene-enhanced paints means that they can maintain their integrity and aesthetic appeal over an extended period, reducing the frequency of repaints and contributing to long-term cost savings. This long-lasting performance ensures that buildings retain their visual appeal and structural integrity for years to come.

Vapour Openness for Exterior Surfaces

Breathability: Exterior masonry surfaces are often exposed to fluctuating weather conditions, leading to the potential for trapped moisture. Graphenstone’s vapour openness allows water vapour to escape from the substrate, helping to prevent damp issues and promoting a healthy, moisture-balanced environment. This breathability is crucial in preventing mould growth and maintaining the structural health of the masonry.

Resistance to Cracking and Peeling: The controlled passage of water vapour through the paint film also helps reduce the risk of trapped moisture, helping to prevent cracking and peeling. This is crucial for exterior masonry surfaces that may experience temperature variations and seasonal weather changes, ensuring the masonry paint remains intact and effective.

UV Resistance and Colour Retention

Metal Oxide Pigments: Where possible, Graphenstone uses metal oxide pigments for its masonry paints. Metal oxide pigments offer greater UV resistance, protecting the paint and the underlying substrate from the damaging effects of prolonged sun exposure. This helps to reduce fade and maintain the paint’s colour vibrancy over time. It’s important to note that some stronger colours can be affected more by UV light and may fade more quickly when used externally, but overall, the UV-resistant properties of Graphenstone paints contribute to their longevity and visual appeal.

Low Environmental Impact

Reduced Maintenance Needs: The durability of Graphenstone paints translates into reduced maintenance requirements. With a longer lifespan and resistance to weathering, these paints contribute to fewer resources being used for repainting and maintenance, further supporting sustainability goals. The low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) content in Graphenstone masonry paints ensures minimal environmental impact and healthier air quality, making them ideal for both residential and commercial applications.

Masonry Paint - Summary

Graphenstone mineral-based paints, with their sustainable manufacturing, graphene reinforcement for durability, and vapour openness, offer an ideal solution for exterior masonry finishes. They not only provide a robust and long-lasting protective coating but also promote environmental responsibility and contribute to the overall health and resilience of exterior surfaces. Choosing Graphenstone masonry paints means investing in a sustainable future while ensuring that your masonry remains beautiful and protected for years to come.


Graphenstone is the world’s most certified eco paint company!

At Graphenstone, we take our commitment to sustainability, ecology, and respect for the environment seriously. We strive to back any and all green claims with certifications. They’re how we hold ourselves accountable and ensure that our paints and coatings are at the highest standards of quality and sustainability. This is why we hold Cradle to Cradle Gold certification, Green Tag Green Rate Level A, BREEAM building certification and many others from internationally recognised organisations. Learn more and see details of all our certifications here.

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Please read any references to “low” or “zero VOCs” as “Trace VOCs, less than 1g per litre (or 0.1%), naturally occurring. We are in the process of updating this detail across the site.

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