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Tikkurila Valtti Akvacolor

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Tikkurila Valtti Akvacolor

Waterborne semi-transparent wood stain for exterior wood. 

Matt finish, enhances the natural beauty of wood.

Penetrates into the timber surface, protects from moisture, UV and microbial growth

Suitable for: exterior log surfaces, smooth/sawn wood surfaces, impregnated and thermally modified wood.

Can be tinted to a beautiful range of semi-transparent shades. 

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We can tint this product to your exact specification from any colour chart or sample. Enter your chosen colour in the box below and click CONFIRM COLOUR before adding the product to your basket. Need help? Call us on 01793 511537




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Tikkurila Valtti Akvacolor

Waterborne semi-transparent matt wood finish for use on exterior wood. Available in many attractive colours, Valtti Akvacolor penetrates and enhances the natural beauty of wood whilst retarding the adverse effects of moisture, UV-light and microbial growth.

Perfect for use on: Timber cladding, weatherboarding, windows, facias, fencing, sheds, garden furniture, log cabins, etc.


Surface Preparation and Application.
Surfaces must be clean, dry, and free from grease, dirt, oil, wax, loose material and surface contamination.
Use Tikkurila Mould Removal Solution and Cleaning Solution.
Fill cracks, joints, nail holes, with a good quality wood filler.
Ensure that existing glossy, previously stained and filled surfaces are thoroughly sanded to ensure adequate penetration in to the surface of the wood.
Make sure that timber cladding, weather boarding and timber glazing beads, etc., are adequately fastened with non-corrosive fixings.
Good quality non-setting glazing compounds which form a protective skin should be used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
Particular attention with regards to preparation should be given to wood such as Oak, Teak, Cedar, Douglas Fir, Mahogany and Idigbo, which contain oil and water-soluble tannin which may impair the drying, hardening or adhesion and possible staining of surface coatings.

When coating new woodwork it is recommended that a priming coat of Valtti Base should be applied to all exterior wood which has not been pre-treated or vacuum impregnated with an approved wood preservative.
Apply liberally on end-grain.

Valtti Akvacolor is not recommended for use with linseed oil putty.


Application and Thinning
Methods: brush or spray.
For airless spray: use a 0.009” – 0.013” spray tip.
Note: polyester and nylon paint brushes are best suited for the application of Valtti Akvacolor.
All surfaces to be painted must be dry, the moisture content of the wood below 20%, the temperature of the air at least +50C, and the relative humidity of the air below 80%.

Technical Data
Finish Matt
Waterbased Yes
01.Drying Time (Touch Dry) 2-3 hours
03.Drying Time (Recoat) 24 hours
Smooth Coverage (m2 / litre) 8-12
Type Single Pack
Application Method Brush, Spray
Rough Coverage (m2 / litre) 4-8
Product customization

We can tint this product to your exact specification from any colour chart or sample. If you know the reference please enter the code in the field below, click SAVE and add the product to your basket. We also have ideas to set the ball rolling in our Colour section where we have added a number of widely used colour ranges. Need help? Call us on 01793 511537

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