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Owatrol Floetrol Paint Conditioner

Owatrol Floetrol Paint Conditioner

Regular price £20.35
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Overview

Owatrol Floetrol serves as a water-based paint conditioner, enhancing paint flow and ease of application. It transforms interior and exterior emulsion and acrylic paints, including coloured wood stains, to behave more like oil-based paints. Additionally, it enables paint to adapt to challenging conditions such as extreme temperatures and humidity.

A benefit of Floetrol is its ability to eliminate brush and roller marks by enhancing paint flow, resulting in a smoother, more professional finish.

Unlike harsh paint thinners or water, Floetrol maintains the qualities and colours of the paint. When used with a paint sprayer, it allows for up to a 20% reduction in pressure without compromising the spray pattern or performance, reducing clogging and wear on tips.

  • Water-based paint conditioner
  • Improves paint flow and workability
  • Makes emulsion and acrylic paints behave like oil-based paints
Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Water-based coatings - Emulsion, Acrylic, Vinyls, Paint, Woodstains and varnishes (not clear)
Base Water-Based
Drying Time As per paint manufacturer’s instructions
Application Method Brush, Roller or Sprayer
Clean Up Remove as much product as possible from the equipment before cleaning with water
Preparation

Follow the surface preparation guidelines provided on your paint/finish container. Ensure all loose and flaking material is removed. Treat any mould growth with a fungicidal solution or a mixture of equal parts water and chlorine bleach (let the bleach solution sit for 15 minutes), thoroughly rinse, and allow to dry.

Application

Ensure your paint is thoroughly stirred before beginning application in the usual manner. If the paint pulls, dries too quickly, or doesn't level or flow properly, mix in Floetrol until the paint spreads smoothly, offering adequate "wet-edge." Let the brush, roller, or sprayer guide you.

To add Floetrol, shake the container well first. Then, adhere to the following guidelines for adding Floetrol, stirring the mixture thoroughly. Proceed to apply the paint and Floetrol blend onto your surface as usual.

Note: Floetrol is milky white in colour and as such cannot be used in clear varnishes.

Always follow manufacturer's instructions found on the tin

FAQ's

Q:Does Floetrol yellow over time, like oil-based paints?

A:No, it does not. Acrylics, unlike oil-based paints, do not contain oil, so they do not yellow. The yellowing of oil-based paints occurs as the oil in the paint ages.

Q:Does Floetrol alter the sheen of the paint or dull the colors in any way?

A:Water-based or acrylic gloss paints with a gloss level of 70% or higher may experience a slight reduction in sheen level. Otherwise, Floetrol will not affect the sheen level of the paint.

Q:Can Floetrol be used in clear varnishes?

A:Floetrol is milky white in colour and as such cannot be used in clear varnishes.

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Delivery & Returns

Delivery

All orders placed on a working day before 3pm will be dispatched on the same day for next working day delivery. Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £3.99 for express delivery.

Special Delivery

You can now choose some special delivery options. 

  • AM Delivery: Get your order by 12pm
    If placed on a working day before 3pm, the AM Delivery will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday AM (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day for delivery on the following AM. All orders have a charge of £12.99 for AM delivery.
  • Late Cut-Off: Get an extra hour to place your order for Next Working Day delivery.
    Orders placed on a working day before 4pm will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 4pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £5.99 for Late Cut-Off delivery.
  • Saturday Delivery: Get your order on Saturday
    Option available on Fridays. Orders placed on Friday before 3pm will be delivered on Saturday. All orders have a charge of £9.95 for Saturday delivery.

Exceptions

We do not deliver to the Channel Islands or the Republic of Ireland

Certain postcodes delivery times and charges may vary please head to the cart to see your available delivery options.

Returns

We offer a 14 day money back guarantee for all goods shipped correctly that are not required. If the item is not required, please send the item back for a full refund in its original condition, unused with its original packaging. Please note return for unwanted item is at your own expense.

Contact us as soon as possible to inform us you will be returning the product either by the contact form below or by calling our team on 0161 960 0217.

Please note any bespoke or mixed to order items can not be returned, if you are unsure this is your product please check the listing or contact us for details. 

We always recommend getting samples or contacting us for free of charge colourcharts. We do our best to represent colours as accurately as possible however screens variations and different surfaces can alter this. Unfortunately in the event you do not like the colour we are unable to accept the product back if they it has been opened.

Damaged Paint

Please visit our damages page where we can help resolve the issue for you. 

Incorrect Item

We will be happy to organise an exchange for the correct goods at no extra charge to yourself, please get in touch to organise this.

Faulty Items

If you find a fault with your product, we can offer a full refund or exchange within 30 days. We test every product that is returned to us, sadly if a product is found to have no fault we cannot refund this and the you will be given the option to have this returned to you. Please get in touch to discuss these options. If you find fault after 30 days of purchase you may wish to contact the manufacturer directly as they will be able to offer support with the product.

Information

Owatrol Floetrol serves as a water-based paint conditioner, enhancing paint flow and ease of application. It transforms interior and exterior emulsion and acrylic paints, including coloured wood stains, to behave more like oil-based paints. Additionally, it enables paint to adapt to challenging conditions such as extreme temperatures and humidity.

A benefit of Floetrol is its ability to eliminate brush and roller marks by enhancing paint flow, resulting in a smoother, more professional finish.

Unlike harsh paint thinners or water, Floetrol maintains the qualities and colours of the paint. When used with a paint sprayer, it allows for up to a 20% reduction in pressure without compromising the spray pattern or performance, reducing clogging and wear on tips.

  • Water-based paint conditioner
  • Improves paint flow and workability
  • Makes emulsion and acrylic paints behave like oil-based paints

Specifications

Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Water-based coatings - Emulsion, Acrylic, Vinyls, Paint, Woodstains and varnishes (not clear)
Base Water-Based
Drying Time As per paint manufacturer’s instructions
Application Method Brush, Roller or Sprayer
Clean Up Remove as much product as possible from the equipment before cleaning with water

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