Anti-Damp Paint

Product Highlights

Can be applied to surfaces that are still slightly damp

Reduces discolouration

Suitable Surfaces: Plaster, Cement, Stone

Finish: Matt

Application: Roller, brush or spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 8 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 9m² per litre

Product Description

Coo-Var Anti-Damp is a special low odour, efflorescence resistant resin based paint. For application to damp interior walls and ceilings. Designed as a primer coat containing an active reagent which combines with surface moisture and dampness. Controls moisture release making damp areas cleaner and bright. This Product contains a biocidal product for the preservation of the dry film; to reduce discolouration. Can be overcoated with conventional paints. Anti-Damp is a stain Blocker for Interior use; provides excellent adhesion. (NOTE: This paint will not cure the cause of dampness)

As with all paint products please read the technical datasheet before use. If you have any questions or need technical advice we are here to help please call 01482 328053or email

Anti-Damp Paint FAQ's

What is anti-damp paint?

Anti-damp paint is a specially formulated coating that helps prevent moisture from penetrating walls, thereby reducing issues such as mold, mildew, and damp stains.

How does anti-damp paint work?

It creates a moisture-resistant barrier on the surface of the wall, preventing moisture release. It also contains fungicides to inhibit mold growth.

Where can anti-damp paint be used?

It can be used on interior walls, basements, bathrooms, kitchens, ceilings and any area prone to dampness.

Is anti-damp paint different from regular paint?

Yes, anti-damp paint contains additional compounds that provide a waterproof barrier and often have mold-resistant properties, unlike regular paint.

How should I prepare a surface before applying anti-damp paint?

The surface should be clean, dry, and free from existing mold or mildew. Any mold and mildew that is present should be cleaned with Fluxaf Mould and Mildew Remover. Any cracks or holes should be filled, and loose paint should be removed.

Can I apply anti-damp paint over existing paint?

Yes, but it is recommended to remove any loose or peeling paint and to ensure the surface is properly prepared to ensure good adhesion.

How many coats of anti-damp paint are necessary?

Typically, two coats are recommended for optimal protection, but this can vary depending on the specific product instructions.

How long does anti-damp paint take to dry?

Touch Dry 2 hours, Hard Dry 8 Hours.

Can anti-damp paint be painted over with regular paint?

Yes, once the anti-damp paint is fully cured, you can paint over it with regular emulsion or other decorative paints.

Does anti-damp paint eliminate damp problems completely?

While it helps prevent moisture from penetrating walls, it may not solve underlying issues such as leaks or poor ventilation. Any leaks causing the damp should be repaired prior to using this paint as will not adhere to extremley wet surfaces.

Can anti-damp paint be used on all types of walls?

Anti-Damp Paint is suitable for a variety of surfaces, including plaster, cement and stone.


Standard delivery 48 to 72 hours (business hours). Prices are excluding VAT.

Zone Free Delivery on Orders Over Standard Delivery Charge
Zone 1 - UK Mainland £150 £7.00
Zone 2 - Highlands & Islands/Isle of Man/Isles of Scilly/Isle of Wight £350 £30.00
Channel Isles & Ireland - Contact 01482 328053    

*Please note that these prices only apply for UK Mainland and the Islands above.

If in doubt please call 01482 328052 or email‚Äč

Comes in these colours: *

  • White

* Please note that due to variations in monitor settings, the colours displayed here are for illustration purposes only.

For more accurate colour representation please request a colour card to be posted to you.


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