Paint Effects

At Paladin Radiators, our experienced team understand the importance of being able to choose a stylish custom finish for your cast iron radiator. That’s why we offer our Specialised Paint Effects Service, this service allows you to choose between a wide range of distinctive finishes to suit your personal style.

If you’re wanting to make your cast iron radiator stand out our paint effects are the perfect option. They allow you to easily create your own unique statement for any room in your home.

For over two decades our skilled team at Paladin have been producing stunning finishes that enhance the overall look of your cast iron radiator. You can opt for antiqued, highlighted, and premium lacquered finishes.

Your choose will be dependent on whether you’re looking for something bold, subtle, traditional, or modern. We offer our range of specialised paint effects to allow us to cater for these different interior design needs.

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Step back in time with our antique finish paint effects

Why not enhance the delightful raised features of your ornate cast iron radiators with an Antiqued Paint Effect. Using a contrasting antiquing wash the details are given an authentic aged look picking out the details to transform your radiator into a real work of art.

Matchstick / Buff
Buff / Dauphin
London Stone / All White
Bright Gold
Aged Gold
Old Penny
Old Pewter
Natural Cast


Unique hand-painted highlights to create drama and eye-catching centrepieces in any room

The Highlight Paint Effect is a totally unique artisan effect that brings the detail of your radiators to life. Paladin have perfected this magnificent effect over the years to create stunning and individual cast iron radiators that become a fantastic eye catching centre piece in any room.

For a truly dramatic and atmospheric result choose our Highlight Paint Effects where the beautiful moulded detail of every ornate cast iron radiator is guild paste highlighted by hand on top of the contrasting base colour in a choice of rich gold, striking pewter or warm copper.

Anthracite / Copper
Natural Cast / Copper
Old Pewter / Copper
Old Penny / Copper
Antiqued Copper / Copper
Aged Gold / Copper
James White / Copper
Anthracite / Gold
Natural Cast / Gold
Old Pewter / Gold
Old Penny / Gold
Antiqued Copper / Gold
Aged Gold / Gold
James White / Gold
Anthracite / Pewter
Natural Cast / Pewter
Old Pewter / Pewter
Old Penny / Pewter
Antiqued Copper / Pewter
Aged Gold / Pewter
James White / Pewter


Now, this is interesting, firstly we prepare and polish the radiator then it is coated with an opaque tinted lacquer that gives deep lustre that still shows the cast iron detail below. Premium Lacquers are available in a wide range of on trend colours for that more contemporary feel.

Candy Apple
Carbon Smoke
Rosie's Blushes
Arctic Blue

Important Notice!
It is important to note that it is not possible to truly recreate actual colours through electronic and printed media. We, therefore, cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the colours shown throughout our website and those shown in our brochure.