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Manor House Gray

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Manor House Gray 4.5 5 23 23
Fab new stairs! I used Manor House Grey floor paint on some dodgy pine stairs in our Georgian townhouse and it turned out brilliantly! My husband couldn't believe the finish, as I did cheat a bit by not sanding that well (!) and not using a primer or undercoat. It was so easy to use and a little goes a long way. I only had to do 2 coats for a fab finish! The colour came out a lot paler than i thought it would, but I like it a lot. I think if it was any darker, it would have looked too drab in our small hallway. Can't recommend this product enough, trying to find furniture to paint to use up the rest :) October 28, 2014
Disappointed with finish, too dark. I'm a big fan of F&B paints. I've used them for 10 years and have not bought another brand of paints during this time. I'm working on my 3rd house using F&B throughout. One of my favourites is Manor House Grey. I have used it as emulsion and as a estate eggshell, so I'm familiar with how it should turn out. We've recently bought a Georgian house with lime rendered plaster, so limewash was the natural choice. I have read that darker colours are more difficult to have an even finish, but after applying this product, I have failed to get a good result. I understand that limewash will have a different quality to emulsion, but my problem is that after much drying, Manor House Grey is 5 shades too dark. It has dried very patchy with 70% of it being as dark as Downpipe. I've spent a week on the room, and have decided to cut my loses and paint over it. I have bought 5 litres of Oval Room Blue for another room, but I won't be using it. September 23, 2014
Great finnish easy to use and hard wearing We have recently moved house and our very good quality pine furniture just did not go woth the style of the new house, so we thought we would have a go at sanding down and painting the five pieces of furniture ourselves, we are absolutley over the moon with the finnised product, we used the estate eggshell as it stated that it was hard wearing, and so far this has stood up to its claims. it took a bit of hard work but the results are well worth it. The paint is expensive, but not compared to buying a new suit of furniture and what we have now is unique. July 8, 2014
Real Pure Grey This is the most gorgeous grey. A "pure, clean" grey - what I mean is it is a very crisp grey colour with no muddy brown-ish tone which many have. It is almost battleship grey. Lovely, and crisp as a colour. Looks completely fabulous against white woodwork and a ceiling painted in Wevet, both in natural and artificial light. It beautifully sets off the crystal wall lights we have put against it. I would gladly use this colour in almost every room of the house and not tire of it. The only slight negative is that it is not quite as dark as we expected, but that is a very small niggle compared to our happiness with the shade. June 11, 2014
Grey not boring If your looking for a colour that is modern contemporary, then this is it. When applied on the walls the feel of the space has changed more grown up really pleased I picked this grey much warmer than I thought but not complaining really loving it. My only tip would be to ensure you get enough to do the space and to give the walls the recommended drying time as this does need two good coats. May 21, 2014
Quality product and finish. Near the end of a complete renovation of a Georgian house and all the completed rooms have been painted in various colours with F & B never been let down yet with the quality of the paint and the finish, you may pay a bit extra compared to the high street paints but well worth it just for peace of mind knowing your getting a long lasting quality product. April 25, 2014
Stunning finish - but beware of the finger marks! I have bought this F&B colour before but had never tried the flat matt finish before and this appealed to me as I had just moved into a 200yr old cottage and the flat matt gives a more chalky/vintage finish. The paint as always was a pleasure to work with, great quality, always goes further than you expect and easy to apply. However, a couple of days after standing back and admiring my beautiful doors, marks started to appear, they wipe off but pretty much anything that comes in contact with the paint leaves a mark, water, finger prints, brushing by marks, so to sum up, beautiful finish, but too high maintenance afterwards. March 29, 2014
ease of use I have used F&B paint for many years top quality paint good coverage online order was delivered quickly well done March 25, 2014
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A traditional 18th century colour. A definite grey which also sits happily in contemporary interiors. Dark Tones Undercoat.

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This hard-wearing paint has a classic eggshell finish and is an ideal way of treating timber or concrete floors. Suitable for use in virtually every area of the house, from hallways to kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms, playrooms and offices. This is a water based finish. This low odour paint has a dead flat finish. Suitable for interior woodwork, plaster and metal where a very matt finish is required. Not suitable for use in kitchens, bathrooms, on furniture or areas of heavy wear. This is a water based finish. This low sheen, high performance wall and ceiling paint is ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms, children's rooms, hallways and other areas of high usage. This is a water based finish. A simple, traditional distemper bound with natural resins to create a flat powdery finish. It allows ceilings to breathe and can be used on fine plasterwork to enhance detailing. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. A high quality matt emulsion designed for use throughout the house on ceilings and walls. The chalky matt finish has unrivalled depth of colour and defines the Farrow & Ball look. This is a water based finish. For use on limestone, lime renders and plasters as well as wattle and daub. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. An extremely durable eggshell finish which is ideal for all interior woodwork and metal including radiators. It provides a tough, washable and easily maintained surface and is an excellent complement to our Estate Emulsion and Modern Emulsion. This is a water based finish. Flexible and durable, this water based eggshell has good water shedding properties yet allows wood to breathe. For exterior use on wood and metal surfaces, including doors, window frames, cladding, barge boards, railing and gates, guttering and garden furniture. This is a water based finish. Suitable for interior plaster walls and ceilings. This paint has excellent covering power and breathes well. This is a traditional paint and though easy to apply requires some specialist understanding to achieve the best results. This is a water based finish. A traditional high gloss finish which is suitable for both interior and exterior wood and metalwork. No longer restricted to front doors and woodwork, it can also be used for dramatic effect on ceilings and walls. This is a water based finish. This finish has the hallmark Farrow & Ball mattness coupled with exceptional durability. Extremely tough and hard-wearing, it can be used on all masonry surfaces. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. Your paint finish choice has been saved.

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