Faq

Can Nativus coatings be used both indoors and outdoors?

Nativus coatings, in resin or micro-cement, are generally used in interiors for a continuous, grout-free effect. Only in certain cases can they be used outdoors and, in this case, we suggest contacting our technical department.

Do Nativus coating systems involve the removal of existing tiling before the chosen material can be applied?

Certainly not! One of the strengths of our coatings is the possibility or renewing floors and walls without having to remove tiles and other materials.

Can Nativus coatings be applied on any surface?

There are countless situations in which the product can be applied; our dealers and specialised application technicians can assess the existing situation and decide how to proceed together.

Must I level the doors of the home once I have laid your coatings on existing tiles?

It will not be necessary to intervene on the house’s doors and window frames because the product is only a few mm thick, with the exception of self-levelling products which can be up to 5-mm thick.

Can Nativus coatings also be applied on floors with underfloor heating?

Our coatings can also be applied on floors with underfloor heating. In these cases it is advisable to consult our technicians to assess together the type of support.

Nativus coatings are continuous and free of grout lines: what are the advantages?

Seamless floors are extremely practical as they require low maintenance and accumulate far less dirt compared to traditional floors. Stains, dust and dirt do not build up in grout lines but remain on the surface, where they can be removed more easily.

Are the products used in Nativus coatings certified?

All products belonging to Nativus systems are certified and are all manufactured by us; moreover, they are certified for responding to the specific design and usage requirements.

What style are Nativus coatings more suited to? Can I coat floors alone?

The Nativus catalogue includes as many as 7 types of coatings that can adapt to any style! Continuous flooring can blend into any environment – whether classic or modern.

Are these coatings dedicated to residential applications only or also to commercial facilities?

These coatings are not only designed for residential applications but also for commercial facilities such as restaurants, shops and showrooms. Our Technical Department will be able to recommend the most suitable system based on the intended use.

Are bathrooms made with these products regarded as safe?

Absolutely! With special protective coatings, they are ideal for use in highly humid environments such as bathrooms, shower cabins and spas.

If these coatings are suitable for the bathroom and shower areas, can I also coat the shower tray with them?

If they are mounted on a support that has been adequately designed and built, shower trays can be coated safely with Nativus coatings.

In a large commercial facility, what coating is recommended for fully enhancing the flooring?

Thanks to our extensive assortment, the Nativus catalogue includes a number of options from which to choose: from the more traditional and minimalist to the more creative ones!

Are Nativus coatings only matt?

The final protective coatings on Nativus coatings can be either glossy or matt.

Can Nativus coatings get ruined or scratched?

Nativus coatings boast excellent resistance to scratching, in varying degrees depending on the system. Choosing the correct system and the final protective coating greatly limits potential scratching in the event of incorrect behaviour during normal use and maintenance. We suggest consulting the use and maintenance guide.

Can Nativus coatings get stained?

The protective coatings used in Nativus systems have all been tested to ensure that they do not get stained after prolonged contact with coffee, oil and wine. It is important to remember that the protective coatings must be chosen and applied correctly.

What can Nativus coatings be cleaned with?

For routine cleaning of any Nativus coating, we suggest always using neutral detergents such as Lilium, while for extraordinary cleaning you can use specially formulated products. Ask your application technician or our Technical Department for further information.

What effects can be obtained with Nativus coatings?

Some coatings, such as Material for walls and Dekora for floors, can be worked to varying degrees depending on the style of the application technician. For Corlite and Natural it is also possible to mix several colours, depending on the desired effect.

What are the characteristics of walls coated with Material? Is it a mere aesthetic effect?

No, not only. A wall finished with Material retains all the performance and impermeability properties of a resin coating.

Can I cover the walls of a shower with Material?

Yes, Material can be used to cover the walls of the shower in a creative and textured way.

Can I make a floor using Material?

Material is the quintessential wall coating. However, if combined with Crystepo, it could also work as a floor coating. Ask our technical department for advice.

How many centimetres thick is Crystepo? What can I incorporate with it?

The various versions of Crystepo make different thicknesses that allow for incorporating various objects. To make these types of creations, we always suggest contacting specialised application technicians or our technical department.

Can the Lamine coating also be used on walls?

The Lamine coating also be used on walls, obviously by adopting appropriate measures. Consult our technicians before application.