Tikkurila Optiva Primer


Tikkurila Optiva Primer is a waterborne acrylic primer for use on new and previously painted interior walls and ceilings.

It reduces absorption and provides a key for subsequent finishing coats.

It can be tinted to any Pastel Colour

£27.84 (excl VAT)
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  • 250 char. max
  • 2.7L
  • 9L

About Tikkurila Optiva Primer

A high quality waterborne acrylic primer paint for use on interior walls and ceilings.

Ideal for new plaster, dry lining and previously painted surfaces in new construction, office, retail, leisure, and home projects.

  • Creates a uniform surface for painting by reducing the absorption of the substrate
  • Easy to use with a very low odour
  • Increases the flow and coverage rate of Tikkurila wall paints
  • Holds the Eco label for very low VOC
  • Available in white and any pastel colour

Application Method

Brush, roller, spray 


If necessary thin up to 5% with water. 

Application Conditions 

All surfaces must be dry, air temperature not less than 5°C and not higher than 25°C.

Relative air humidity should be below 80%. 

Coverage Rate

6–8 m² per litre per coat. 

The coverage rate will vary dependent upon such factors as surface absorption and texture, application method and colour. 

Drying Time at 23°C, RH 50% 

Touch dry, 1 hour

Recoat, 4 hours

At lower temperatures and higher humidity drying and recoat times may be extended.

Cleaning Tools

Clean tools with water immediately after completion. 

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