Home Refurbishment is a difficult art, especially when we have to paint different rooms. Painters and decorators often use different paints to get the best result. Below are various types of paints for different purposes.
Emulsion paints are the most commonly used interior wall paints in Germany. The emulsion paint is initially white, but it can be coloured with uniform colours and used outdoors. Because the paint dries so quickly, and does not emit any odours or pollution, it is usually the first choice when renovating rooms that you want to buy immediately. The paint is suitable for almost all surfaces, for example drywall, wood chips and embossed wallpaper and plaster.
This ordinary wall paint is great for painting wood chips, extruded wallpapers, pre-existing emulsion paints, on masonry, concrete walls, plaster and already primed cement fiber boards and plasterboard. They can be applied very easily, and usually saves a second coat of paint because they overlap very well. In addition, they are washable and very resistant to stains.
Latex paint can be good for painting in the bathroom, kitchen, basement or even heavily laden walls in children’s rooms. They have water are diffusive and wear and abrasion. You can paint them with emulsion paint, if you previously primed the surface or it was rough. Latex paint is the best choice for the kitchen, as it creates a waterproof film on the ground and protects the plaster or wallpaper.
Latex paint is also resistant to abrasion, and is therefore more durable than other paints. This may even make it more difficult for the next renovation, because latex paint can come up heavier than other colours.
They can be used on silicon-containing substrates because they occur in concrete, cement mortar and lime mortar. It is considered very environmentally friendly, resistant to light, stable in color, permeable, and does not peel off or contaminate. One of the only downsides is that this type of paint can be seen as expensive, when compared to other paints such as masonry.
The use of this type of wall paint is particularly suitable for solid substrates such as concrete, cement plaster, clinker, lime or lime cement, silicate paints, mineral paints or bricks. It is best suited to wet rooms because it protects against mold growth, and is also resistant to wiping and washing, and does not fade. When using however, keep in mind that they may irritate the skin, so be sure to wear gloves and eye protection when applying.
Eco wall paints
Eco-friendly wall paints such as clay or lime paints do not contain artificial binders or preservatives, and are therefore particularly suitable for allergy sufferers. In the kitchen, however, they are only partially suitable, because they are not always waterproof. When using water, for example over a sink, you may have to be careful that not too much water comes into contact with the paint.