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Beautiful, durable, breathable and low maintenance finishes

 

From old world venetian plasters and textured Tuscan stucco to natural stone looks, Variance Specialty Finishes provide the best in design and quality in high-end decorative surface finishes.

 

Endless color and texture possibilities are made available for the interior and exterior of new or existing structures.

 

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Achieve the elegant look of Venetian Plaster with Variance Brio, part of the Variance Decorative Finishes product line.

Alto

Alto

An acrylic plaster finish for a variety of textures from smooth to rustic design.

Create the look of a leather faux finish or faux suede paint. With the feel of silk, Alto gives your walls a unique element that exceeds faux paint. The soft, subdued mottling of this plaster finish gives your home or office a very natural and comfortable feel.

Add a little character to your home beyond textured and painted walls. This plaster finish gives you an old word textured wall finish using acrylic plaster techniques. A color wash adds a natural color variation more subtle than sponge painting or rag painting.

 

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Anciano

Anciano

An acrylic textured finish with a flecked earthen plaster effect or natural stone look.

Anciano creates looks ranging from textured earthen plaster to hewn limestone. The speckle of natural minerals in Anciano gives the finish a warm and organic feel. An optional color wash using Variance Antiquing Gel or VariStain can increase the amount of color variation.

 

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Brio

Brio

A high gloss finish plaster to achieve a Venetian plaster style finish, with a high polish and distinct mottling.

The Venetian Plaster look of Brio is smooth to the touch with a stunning high gloss shine reminiscent of marble. Successive coats of Brio are applied to create a stunning and easily maintained multi-dimensional mottling effect. Brio plaster finish produces the look of beautiful aged lime-based Italian plasters.

 

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Claro

Claro

A smooth acrylic matte plaster finish with natural moderate mottling.

Achieve a breathtaking mottled plaster finish with Claro™. The smooth matte finish of Claro creates the beautiful look of traditional plaster with natural color variation.

 

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OmniCoat

OmniCoat

A high performance acrylic leveler, basecoat and tintable plaster finish.

OmniCoat™ achieves a beautiful smooth finish with moderate movement and excellent performance characteristics.

OmniCoat can be trowel or spray applied to level new or existing textured or imperfect surfaces to achieve a smooth base to receive, texture, paint, or Variance Finishes. OmniCoat can also be applied to new or existing textured or imperfect surfaces and may be used as a leveling basecoat for other Variance finishes or may be used as a beautiful stand alone finish.

With unlimited color possibilities OmniCoat is the most affordable decorative wall finish available.

 

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Tierra

Tierra

A smooth acrylic plaster finish with a flecked earthen plaster effect.

Create a warm finish that takes on the appearance of weathered stone or smooth concrete. The visible particles in the finish create the effect of a lightly mottled veneer or clay plaster.

 

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Tuscan Stucco

Tuscan Stucco

Rough sand acrylic finish with an old world texture.

Tuscan Stucco provides a finish with a warm rustic effect and simple application. As a tintable and sandable finish, Tuscan Stucco has a wide range of texture and color possibilities. Often used in combination with Antiquing Gel or VariStain to increase mottling.

 

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Antiquing Gel

Antiquing Gel

A roll-on acrylic accent stain to add additional depth and color dimension to your finish.

Antiquing gel provides a low sheen finish that is permeable to water vapor and is resistant to blistering. Achieve a decorative and protective coating for use over Variance Finishes.

Lustro

Lustro

An acrylic topcoat to add a metallic accent to Variance finishes.

Lustro is a metallic topcoat and sealer that can be used for either interior or exterior applications over smooth surfaces. It will improve the scratch and scuff resistance of the Variance finish while adding a metallic effect.

PlasterShield

PlasterShield

A trowel-on/blade applied epoxy acrylic hybrid sealer to add protection and depth to the finish.

PlasterShield is a water based trowel applied sealer. It improves scratch and scuff resistance and adds depth of color. It is designed for interior or exterior applications over smooth surfaces.

Available in satin and gloss.

VariPrime

VariPrime

A primer to promote adhesion and even drying of finish products over most substrates.

A 100% acrylic-based primer. Reduces the chance of efflorescence which may result from the cement content of various bases. Enhances the appearance and uniformity of the finish and improves the finish coverage. It is water-vapor permeable and does not create a vapor retarder.

VariPrime Sanded

VariPrime Sanded

A sanded primer to promote adhesion and even drying of finish products over most substrates.

A 100% acrylic-based primer. Reduces the chance of efflorescence which may result from the cement content of various bases. Enhances the appearance and uniformity of the finish and improves the finish coverage. It is water-vapor permeable and does not create a vapor retarder.

Required for use with Variance Stone Finishes Cerastone, Spraystone, and Tuffstone Granite.

VariSeal

VariSeal

Spray or Roll-On Epoxy Acrylic Hybrid Sealer.

VariSeal improves the scratch and scuff resistance of the finish and adds depth of color. It is designed for interior or exterior applications over textured surfaces.

Available in flat and gloss.

VariStain

VariStain

Spray-On Acrylic Accent Stain.

VariStain is an accent stain designed for use over Variance finishes. It enhances the mottling effect and produces an aged appearance.