Tadelakt, an ancient lime plaster finish, dates back to Romans, originated in Morocco. For millennia, Tadelakt has been appreciated for its beauty, and function. Color Atelier Tadelakt is made in the USA with the highest quality natural ingredients, and for the type of substrates we typically encounter in modern construction. It produces seamless, elegant, and durable application.
Tadelakt is designed for use in wet areas like showers, tub surrounds, and backsplashes. It can also be used for decorative dry area applications, and outdoors.
Color Atelier Tadelakt has a seamless, smooth and slightly shiny appearance with subtle movements, and a luxurious feel. The product requires the addition of clean water only for mixing. It will provide an excellent bond to any properly prepared porous substrate, interior or exterior.
A unique blend of slaked aged lime, marble dust, fine marble aggregate, clay and other materials to create a beautiful finish that is water-resistant and durable. The mineral pigments are pre-blended into the formula; just add water for mixing. The product can also be custom tinted with dry mineral pigments or colorants.
Naturally resistant to mold, mildew, and fungus. Tadelakt not only offers a beautiful finish, but it also helps to provide a healthy living environment.
Tadelakt in wet areas requires a certain level of expertise, and knowledge, contact us for further information.
32 lbs. will cover approximately 200 sq ft in 1 coat. 2 to 3 coats are necessary for application.
FOR NON-WET AREAS: The drywall should be finished to minimum level 3. Prime with Color Atelier Bonding Primer. Apply Tadelakt once the primer is fully dry. Sealer and/ or Wax are optional.
FOR WET AREAS: Over the studs, follow either of these recommended methods.