What are VOCs?
Why are VOCs so bad?
Is Ecolour manufactured in Australia?
What colours can I choose?
What guarantees do you provide?
Can you recommend a painter?
How do I choose the right product for my job?
Can Ecolour be used on wooden toys & furniture?
Do you make chalk paint for furniture?
How much paint do I need?
I want my painter/builder/architect to use Ecolour, how do I make this happen?
Do you have a trade range?
Do you offer trade pricing?
What are VOCs?

Traditional household paints contain toxic chemicals that are released into the air for years after application, called Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Other paints which are classified as low VOC can still contain up to 7.5% VOCs (even some companies that claim to be “zero VOC” aren’t in fact zero, be sure to read the fine print on the product data sheets!). VOCs outgas for years after application continuing to impact on the indoor air quality of your work and living environments.

Why are VOCs so bad?

VOCs are harmful chemicals that have been shown to contribute to many health conditions including breathing difficulties, dizziness, headaches, fatigue, blurred vision and even cancer. If you’ve ever walked into a recently painted room and felt a little dizzy or your eyes started stinging, that a small indication of how your body being impacted by the VOCs. The World Health Organisation classifies painting as a high risk occupation as repeated exposure to the VOCs in regular paints leads to much higher rates of lung and bladder cancer for painters.

Is Ecolour manufactured in Australia?

Yes, Ecolour is 100% Australian owned and manufactured. Our factory is in Byron Bay.

What colours can I choose?

With over 36,000 formulas, Ecolour can match just about any colour from any colour chart. Simply tell us the name of the colour you are after, and who makes it, and we can tint your Ecolour order to match. You can also check out our colour page for help with how to choose the right white.

What guarantees do you provide?

We are confident that Ecolour will perform and offer both a product guarantee and colour guarantee to give you total peace of mind.

Can you recommend a painter?

Please contact us and we can help you find a painter near you who uses Ecolour paint.

How do I choose the right product for my job?

Check out our Product Selector page to help guide you through the painting process. Our Paint Information page also contains an overview of each of our products and when they should be used. We’re always happy to have a chat should you have any questions.

Can Ecolour be used on wooden toys & furniture?

Absolutely! As a zero VOC paint, Ecolour is the perfect choice for using on kids wooden toys and furniture. We recommend Econamel in either a Satin or Gloss finish (depending on the look you are after).

Do you make chalk paint for furniture?

Yes, we make zero VOC chalk paint that can be used for furniture, however we only sell this in 15L buckets. For small orders, we recommend buying through: http://chalko.myshopify.com/. For larger orders, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

How much paint do I need?

Check out our Paint Calculator page to help guide you through how much paint you’ll need. Our online store also contains information on each of our products and what coverage they provide. We’re always happy to have a chat should you have any questions.

I want my painter/builder/architect to use Ecolour, how do I make this happen?

Many painters, builders and architects are already familiar with Ecolour, but if not, they can get the information they need from our Specification Guide and Trade area. You can also give us their details and we’ll get in touch to answer any questions they have may.

Do you have a trade range?

Yes, in addition to our premium range Ecolour has developed a high quality trade range. We also have a range of resources to support trade customers.

Do you offer trade pricing?

Yes, we offer trade pricing. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and we can arrange a deal.

Still Got Questions?

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