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Why you need different types of Paints

Why you need different types of Paints
August 19
12:50 2014
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different types of Paints

Different Paints have different functionalities. Each paint has it’s own individual specialty.

  • Some Paints are used to smoothen the wall textures, these are known as primers. Primers assures paint longevity.
  • Enamel Paints are used in textures, subjected to heavy wears. Best used for Exterior Wall s.
  • Interior Paints specializes in painting the interiors of your house. Places like your bed room, kitchen & bathroom. Emulsions are best uses of interior paints.
  • Exterior paints specializes in the exterior Walls of your house. Walls that are more exposed & subjected to nature, wear & tear.
  • Oil Paints are popular for glossy woodwork, doors, and furniture, as well as demanding surfaces such as floors.

Acrylic Paints

Acrylic Paints paints Why you need different types of Paints Acrylic Paints

Acrylic Paints

• Acrylic Paints are perfect finishes for hard use areas like kitchens, bathrooms and children’s rooms.
• It is used for Interior & Exterior Wall Painting, newly plastered wall, newly constructed brick walls & primed metal surfaces amongst others.
• If used in concrete or Cement surfaces, than the surface should be should be free from loose sand, mortar splashes and efflorescence.
• If used in wood , the surface should be rubbed down and all knots and Resin Pockets treated with two thin coats of Berger Knotting Varnish.
• If used in a previously painted oil surface , then one must ensure that the surface is clean of all dirt, dust & other particles.

Interior Wall Paints/ Painting

• Interior Wall Paints are used for rooms like kitchen, living rooms, bed rooms, Children rooms & bathrooms.
• Before painting the interior walls of your house one has to Check surface for dampness or water seepage before wall painting.
• Remove any loose plaster from the wall. Fill in cracks.
• Use a primer on the surface since it allows the paint to be used to stick to the surface, thereby increasing the longevity of the paint & painting job.
• Check the paint, that best suits the mood & ambience of your room. Calculate your paint requirements. Start Painting.
• Emulsion Paints are best uses for interior wall painting, since they are easy to clean satin sheen, smooth to the touch & gives a pleasant feeling to the look & feel of your walls.

Exterior Wall Paints/ Painting

• Exterior Wall Paints are used to paint the exterior ‘s of any surface that is subjected to heavy wear & tear.
• For exterior surfaces it is very important to undertake repairs of any wall imperfections before commencing on the painting. The most common problem with exterior wall painting especially in old s is cracks in the wall. Fill up cracks with a 1:3 cement and sand mixture.
• Newly plastered surfaces must be allowed to cure for at least 35 to 45 days before wall painting.
• Use a primer on the surface since it allows the paint to be used to stick to the surface, thereby increasing the longevity of the paint & painting job.
• Exterior Paints are not only used on concrete surfaces such as walls. They can also be used on wooden surfaces such as doors.
• Enamel Paints are best uses for interior wall painting, since they are used to heavy wear & tear.

Primers

Primers paints Why you need different types of Paints Primers

Primers

• Primers are applied to either concrete surfaces or wooden surfaces Before commencing on the painting job.
• Priming is essential to provide the undercoat and topcoat of paint an even surface
• Primers smoothen & conditions the surface to be painted & allows the paint to stick to the surface, thereby increasing the paint longevity.
• Before applying the primer one should ensure that the concrete and cement surfaces should be clean and free from dust, damp, grease, wax, loose particles and efflorescence. Primers on Concrete Walls
• Primers allows for uniform absorption of paint, helps cover the grains and pores and thereby enables a flat, opaque, and smoother finish. Primers on Wooden Surfaces

Oil Paints

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Oil Paints

• Oil Paints are popular for glossy woodwork, doors, and furniture, as well as demanding surfaces such as floors.
• Oil Paints take much longer than water-based products to dry & gives off an odour, till they dry. Hence one has to ensure that the place that the room or area being painted is airy or well ventilated.
• Should the Oil Paint be used in concrete surfaces , then the surfaces should thoroughly dry in depth and free from loose sand efflorescence .
• For previously painted surfaces, the surface should be thoroughly clean and all loose material removed.
• Oil Paints Covers more area thoroughly in one coat.

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