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Auro 253 Undercoat - Natural Wood Primer & Gloss Paint Primer - Water Based

£24.49 inc VAT
Auro 253


Natural wood primer, eco friendly and non toxic wood primer. Auro 253 Natural undercoat and primer is an excellent water based solvent free white undercoat and primer for use with either Auro 124 Wood primer and / or the range of Auro 250 Natural Gloss Paint and Auro 260 Matt Silk Natural Paint. Auro 124 Natural Wood primer can be substituted by a coat of Auro 253 diluted with 10% water.

Auro 253 is a totally environmentally friendly and water diluted undercoat paint with excellent covering power.This pain using a consistent selection of ecologically friendly ingredients. 


  • White
  • Dust dry in 6 to 9 hours and re-coatable in 24hrs. Final hardness in 5 days.
  • Always use when using water based wood finishes on top of old acrylic or oil based gloss paints. Make sure you key back the old surface with a light sand and then paint on a single coat of Auro 253 Natural Undercoat then followed with two coats of your choice of Auro 250 Gloss or Auro 260 Matt Silk paints. 
  • Coverage: 750ml = 10m2
  • Shades: White: Batch to Batch variation of shade and gloss are possible. 
  • Light tinting can be done with Auro 250 / 260. 
  • Coating: Synthetic or mixed fibre brushes, fine pore foam rollers, short pile finishing rollers
  • Rollers: Fine pore foam roller or short pile finishing roller IE Auro 730
  • Can be sprayed (See tech sheet)

UK * Delivery charges:

Delivery 0 - 0.5L 0.5 - 20L 20L+
Tester Pots FREE 2nd Class
2-4 Working Day £7 £9 £15
Next Working Day £9 £13 £20
Pre 12pm Next Working Day £15 £17 £25
Pre 10am Next Working Day £20 £20 £28
Pre 9am Next Working Day £25 £25 £32
Saturday £40 £40 £40

ECO PACKAGING: Testers use bio degradable corn starch infill packing pieces (these are only suited to testers and very light weight items though); on larger products we either use recycled/recyclable brown paper or we’re just starting to use pulped cardboard inserts for 2.5l and 5l tins - these are recycled and can either be recycled with household cardboard, composted or several people use them as firefighters!

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All weekend orders are processed on Monday morning. We always advise trying a tester pot first.

* Postal Surcharges: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Highlands & Scottish Isles incur a surcharge. These surcharges are set by the couriers and not by ourselves! Our standard pricing (graphic, pricing) is for mainland England only, with above modifiers. All orders placed after 11am are processed morning of the next working day. Standard delivery is 3-4 working days.

Please Note: All products (paints / finishes / oils / waxes etc) are held in white and clear only, everything else is hand coloured specifically to your order (when you select from a colour range) by our wonderful mixing team, so unfortunately cannot be returned. Please please please try a tester pot first beforehand!

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