Background Paint


Calla Background Paint is a quality Acrylic based paint designed to provide a superior coat in combination with premium exterior wall coatings such as Contextra paint, Stone Granite Paint and Granite Paint. As the overcoat, Calla Background Paint creates a colorful, washable and vibrant finish  

Key Features

Surface Preparation:

Before application, the surface should be fully dry, clean and free from oil, grease, loose particles, dust, etc. :

  • Wipe off any dust, grease or other materials found on the surface
  • Strip/sand all loose particles from the surface
  • If needed, wash down the surface and allow it to dry.

Available package


  • Application Method: Brush, Roller
  • Apply when Air and surface temperature is between 10 – 35 degrees C
  • Prepare surface as instructed above
  • Dilute if necessary as indicated above
  • Apply 1-2 coats of Calla Background Paint to the surface prepared for paint as required.

For best results, apply in combination with the following Calla products:

  • Prep with Calla Wall Putty
  • Apply 1 coat of Calla Anti-Alkali Primer as necessary
  • Apply 1-2 coats of Calla Background Paint
  • Apply Calla Top Coats such as Stone Granite Paint, Contextra, etc.
  • Apply 1-2 coats of Calla Finishing Paint to provide lasting shine and weather protection of the newly painted surface.


  • In combination with other Calla Premium paints, Calla Background Paint has excellent durability for surfaces exposed to wind, sun and rain ensuring that the colors won’t fade and your surfaces will be bright and beautiful for a long time.


  • Stir Well before use and do not over dilute
  • Strain Materials thru a fine sieve if necessary
  • Keep container tightly closed to prevent drying
  • For better performance, used diluted paint within 24 hours.


Storage Instructions:

  • Keep in cool dry space.

After Use:

  • Remove as much paint as possible from spray equipment, brushes and rollers immediately after each use.


Generally, most paints are quite safe to handle with due precautions. As a general rule:

  • Avoid skin and eye contact by wearing overalls, gloves, goggles, and mask etc.
  • Spillage on skin should immediately be removed by thorough washing with water and soap or suitable cleaner
  • In case of contact with your Eyes, immediately flush your eyes with fresh water. Seek medical attention immediately
  • Avoid inhalation of vapors and paint mist by wearing suitable mask. In the event of ingestion, seek medical attention immediately
  • Painting must be carried out in well-ventilated area. Local safety regulations to be followed
  • Keep away from Children
  • Keep away from open sources of fire
  • Smoking, eating, drinking should be prohibited in application areas.

Shelf Life:

  • 12 Months, in Original Sealed Container, with proper storage conditions.



Made in Ethiopia by Callalily Painting Manufacturing PLC

Akaki Kality, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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