Bringing In Spring With Yellow Masonry Paint

Yellow Masonry Paint

As we have now reached British Summer Time and Spring is (finally!) in the air, we return to our series on masonry paints. Below, we take a look at yellow masonry paint and why this could be an ideal colour if you are looking to sell your property or even just refresh and liven up your existing building. Yellow may seem like a bold choice, but with the many different shades on offer it could be the perfect way to get your property looking good and noticed for all the right reasons!

Yellow In Colour Psychology

  • Psychologically, yellow is the happiest colour in the colour spectrum! It is also the most visible
  • Yellow is the colour of sunshine, and therefore warmth, hope and positivity
  • Yellows represent creativity and confidence
  • Did you know that yellow taxi cabs and school buses in the USA were originally painted that colour as it was believed to be the best colour to see from a distance? This might help the inevitable lost couriers!

Inspirational Yellow Masonry Paint

As you can see from the selection of images below, there are many possibilities with different shades of yellow.  Hopefully these will inspire you and help you to take that bold step towards this warm colour and help your house be the envy of the street!

Yellow Masonry Paint

Yellow Masonry Paint For Sale From Promain

Promain have a vast selection of masonry paints, many of which can be tinted to your own specified colour requirements. You could be bold with a bright yellow such as RAL 1016 Sulphur Yellow, or choose another more calming pastel shade similar to BS381C 315 Grapefruit Yellow. Whatever your choice, Promain will have the right product and colour combination for you.

Promain provide professional quality products at costs that are suitable for a wide range of customer types. We provide a wide range of coatings for specific applications unlike cheap masonry paint from budget wholesale high street shops.

Below we have listed just a few of our most popular products to help you get started:

Glixtone AC1 Masonry Paint

Glixtone AC1 from Promain
Click here to view in our web shop

Glixtone AC1 Masonry Paint offers exceptional level of protection from the elements and a life expectancy of 30 years.

AC1 high performance masonry paint is highly suited for application to harbour buildings, car parks, Monocouche render, seafront housing, hotels, marina walls, and other areas susceptible to carbon pollution. This Masonry Coating provides property owners with a cost effective means of protecting exterior building surfaces.


Features Technical Details
  • Life Expectancy of 30 years
  • Outstanding resistance to weathering
  • UV stable
  • Elastomeric film resists cracking and moves with the substrate
  • Dirt repellent and excellent salt water, alkali, acid, oil and grease resistance
  • Contains a film protective fungicide/algaecide
  • Water based – environmentally friendly
  • Tested to BS 476 Parts 6 & 7 and
    meets Class ‘0’
  • Theoretical Coverage: 6m2 per litre
  • Tintable to pastel colours
  • Available in 5 litres

Bedec Extra-Flex Masonry Paint

Bedec Extra Flex Grey Masonry Paint
Click here to view in our web shop

Bedec Extra Flex Masonry Paint has up to 400% elasticity for use over cracks.

This paint provides surfaces with a smooth, long lasting finish that stretches up to 400%, to aid the prevention of further cracking after the fine cracks have been bridged. Extra-Flex is best used to bridge hairline cracks found in exterior walls. Hence it is ideally suited for the protection of exterior masonry, roughcast, pebble-dash, brickwork, cement and concrete rendered surfaces.

Features Technical Details
  • Stretches up to 400%
  • Protects surfaces against further damages caused by weathering
  • Microporous
  • Long lasting coating
  • Fine crack bridging
  • Water based – environmentally friendly
  • Smooth finish masonry paint
  • Theoretical Coverage: 10 m2 per litre
  • Touch dry in 2 hours
  • Available to mix in pastel colours
  • Most colours available by special order
  • Available in 5 litres

Glixtone EM18 Textured Masonry Paint

Masonry Paint
Click here to view in our web shop

A heavy duty product we can offer is a high build product from Glixtone – EM18. Glixtone EM18 is a super dense product that has the ability to hide a multitude of sins on exterior masonry. Available in white and a yellowy magnolia, this masonry paint is extremely durable. This product is used on many park homes and port-a-cabins across the UK to leave a ultra strong, flexible finish with minimal maintenance cost.

Features Technical Details
  • Ready for use with no mixing or stirring
  • UV protection for long lasting colour
  • Excellent adhesion to all sound substrates
  • Suitable for internal and external use on virtually all common building substrates
  • Exceptionally durable protection against even extreme weather conditions
  • Water based
  • Theoretical Coverage: 6-8m2 per 15Kg tub.
  • Available in white and magnolia
  • Satisfies Class 0 requirements for spread of flame
  • Overcoatable with Glixtone AC1 or any other good quality masonry paint
  • Available in 15 Kg


Some of the most popular colours that we have provided over the years are RAL 1004 Golden Yellow and RAL 1007 Daffodil Yellow. There are many different yellows you could use. How do the below spark different connotations to you?

  • Signal Yellow
  • Golden Yellow
  • Daffodil Yellow
  • Primrose Yellow
  • Sun Yellow
  • Mustard Yellow
  • Ochre Yellow
  • Pastel Yellow
  • Canary Yellow
  • Sandstone Yellow
  • India Yellow
  • Saffron Yellow
  • Light Grapefruit
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Pale Primrose
  • Bright Yellow
  • Mango Yellow
  • Lemon Yellow

Below we have made a list of tints from popular colour charts to help you get the best colour for your property:

RAL 1003
Signal Yellow
RAL 1007
Daffodil Yellow
RAL 1016
Sulphur Yellow
RAL 1017
Saffron Yellow
RAL 1018
Zinc Yellow
RAL 1021
Rape Yellow
RAL 1024
Ochre Yellow
RAL 1028
Melon Yellow
RAL 1032
Broom Yellow
RAL 1033
Dahlia Yellow
RAL 1034
Pastel Yellow
RAL 1037
Sun Yellow


Golden Yellow
Light Grapefruit
Sunflower Yellow
Canary Yellow
BS381C 309
Canary Yellow
BS381C 310
BS381C 355

If you would like to see our comprehensive list of official RAL, BS 381C and BS 4800 colours, compare the above colours with our Colour Charts page.

Tinting Yellow Masonry Paint

Unlike other manufacturers such as Woodies exterior paint, Sandtex masonry paint or The Range masonry paint, Promain can provide tintable masonry paint to whichever yellow shade you require. Special colours are available via our two in house tinting machines. Because we are able to do our own tinting, many of our masonry paints are available on a 1-2 day service.  All we require is a small size swatch to use on our spectrometer and we can reach your desired colour. By asking Promain tint your paint, you open up a wide range of professional masonry paints giving you a vast choice to reach your perfect shade.

Which Yellow Masonry Paint Is Best For My Home?

As we have discovered in earlier articles, the best exterior masonry paint for you is really dependant on your property and the construction of your building. Therefore, remember to ask yourself some questions before jumping in:

  • Which masonry paint is the best for me?
  • What colour masonry paint do I prefer?
  • How do I remove old masonry paint?
  • When is the best time to apply masonry paint?
  • How do I apply masonry paint?
  • Do I want an alternative to The Range Masonry Paint?
  • Do I want an alternative to Sandtex Masonry paint?

Promain’s yellow masonry paint is available in 5 Kg, 10 Kg and also in 5 Litres and 10 Litres depending on the product. If you would like further information on the many products Promain supply, please visit our website or call us on 01462 421333 to discuss your requirements further.

You may also find it useful to read our earlier article on FAQ’s which masonry paint is best?

As you have made the decision to paint the exterior of your property, you may want to take a look at Homify’s blog on 13 tricks to make your house stand out for further inspiration and ideas on how to make the rest of the exterior look as good as the new paint work.

Masonry Paint is also sometimes known as:

  • Sandtex masonry paint
  • Exterior masonry paint
  • Exterior paint
  • Masonary paint
  • Masonery paint
  • yellow masonry paint

Send Us Your Pictures!

Finally, we would love see some photo’s of your masonry paint projects, no matter the size!  We would appreciate the opportunity to feature these on our website, with your permission of course.   So if you are interested in showing off some ‘before and after’ pictures of your external masonry painting, please contact us at: [email protected]  We look forward to seeing your results!

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles