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Understand The Distinctions Between The Types Of Paints And Their Applications

When it comes to buying the paint for the house’s renovation and painting, many doubts come to mind: what color matches the space most? What is the ideal amount for the service to be performed? Do I do textures on walls? In addition to these, another question of many people who are completing their purchases is as to which types of paint are ideal for each environment of the house, for the gates and windows.

It is critical to know about the types of paint so that they are applied in the appropriate places and the color is retained for longer, there is no waste of product, and you have the final result that you want.

If you are just in this phase of acquiring the paints for the remodeling of your home, Pinheiro Tintas helps you. In this article, you will find the main types of paint used in home renovation, with their specifications and where they should be applied. Check out!

Types Of Ink And Their Applications

1- PVA Latex

It is water-based paint and one of the most common types of color to be used when painting interior walls, for dry areas that do not require constant maintenance. It has a matte finish, little sun resistance, which usually leaves it faded and is not resistant to washing. It has fast and very low drying. Latex paint is economical, suitable for walls with plaster, plaster, or running finish.

2- Acrylic

The acrylic paint has characteristics similar to latex, since it has fast drying, is water-based and has low odor. The difference lies in its composition, which gives these types of paint a more extensive range of application possibilities. Acrylic paint can be used in exterior areas of the home as it is more resistant to the weather and fading, providing more excellent durability. It is also ideal for areas subject to humidity such as kitchens and bathrooms.

3- Epoxy

It is the most extensive resistant types of paint. It is manufactured in solvent-based and water-based versions. The solvent-based Epoxy has a glossy finish, has a higher resistance to abrasion and chemicals, and can also be in direct contact with water. It is suitable for painting water tanks and bathtubs (not ideal for swimming pools), and in places with high mechanical resistance, such as a garage, industrial and commercial floors. The water-based Epoxy is manufactured in a glossy or satin finish, has excellent adhesion to smooth surfaces and resistance to moisture and is suitable for painting tile walls and ceramic inserts in kitchens and bathrooms.

 4- Synthetic enamel

Synthetic enamel is one of the types of paint developed especially for application on iron and wood surfaces. Once applied, this ink forms a film on the surface, with glossy, satin or matte finish (the latter only in white or black). Originally made from the solvent, today most of the nail polish is already the water base. In addition to being environmentally friendly, the water-based enamel has faster drying, less odor, and no yellow over time.

 5-Superlative Acrylics

Indicated for environments with high traffic of people, with children and that need to be cleaned regularly, the super-washable paint forms a resistant film, and of a satin finish, that adheres less to the dirt and facilitates the cleaning. It can be washed with water, neutral detergent, and a soft sponge.

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