Frequently asked questions

  • Where can I buy eco paint in London?

    Francesca’s Paints, based in the Clapham / Battersea of London, supply a complete range of eco-friendly and traditional paints in over 228 standard colours.

  • Where can I buy eco paint in the UK?

    Francesca’s Paints, based in the Clapham / Battersea of London, produces eco friendly and traditional paints including eco emulsion and lime wash in over 220 standard colours.

  • What is eco paint?

    Eco paints are water based, breathable matt paints for interior use. They are ecological, free from solvents and all their components. Francesca’s Paints produce a complete range of eco friendly and traditional paints in over 220 colours.

  • What are natural paints?

    Natural paints are free from solvents and their components, plastic free and eco friendly with a very low VOC count. Francesca’s Paints produce a complete range of eco friendly and traditional paints in over 220 colours.

  • Are eco paints worth it?

    Eco paints are usually free of plastic, have a low VOC count and are non toxic. They allow the wall to breathe – moisture is able to pass through the paint and is not trapped within the wall. This gives a chalky finish and absorb the light, giving a subtle change in colour throughout the day as the light alters. Francesca’s Paints produce a complete range of eco friendly and traditional paints in over 220 colours.

  • What are VOCs?

    Volatile Organic Compounds. When the paint dries and emits all the toxicity, Francesca's Paints produce and supply paint with LOW VOC count.

  • Is eco paint more expensive?

    Eco paint can be more expensive because it is made with natural ingredients

  • Why use a breathable paint?

    Breathable paint allows the passage of moisture without trapping it within the wall. Francesca's Eco Emulsion and Francesca's Lime Wash are both breathable.

  • Are eco paints good for nurseries?

    Yes, eco paints are good for nurseries and other children’s areas because they have a low VOC count and are less toxic.

  • Is there a large range of colours in eco paints?

    Yes, Francesca’s Paints produce a complete range of eco friendly and traditional paints in over 220 colours.

  • Are eco paints long-lasting?

    Yes, eco paints are long lasting. They are more delicate than vinyl/plastic paints because they are not washable but they retain their pigmentation well and last long.

  • Can I get emulsion in eco paint?

    Francesca's Paints produce an eco emulsion which is ecologically compatible and free from solvent.

  • Can I get gloss in eco paint?

    Francesca's Paints supply an acrylic (water based) gloss paint, with a low VOC count.

OPENING HOURS:
10:00am to 5:00pm Mon to Fri
by appointment.

ADDRESS:
34 Battersea Business Centre
99/109 Lavender Hill
London SW11 5QL