Wall Paint Research Paper

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Wall Paints: Some Basics and Trends in Paints
There are many types of paints available today, some giving different surface finishes, others designed for particular applications. This makes the selection of paint a tedious process. However, selecting the correct type of paint will enhance the look of the wall and the durability of the surface .
Choosing the correct paint may appear a bit confusing at first, but once you have sorted out which type of paint is for which job and what finishes are available for that particular type of paint, the choice should be fairly easy.
Types of wall paints
Paint consists of pigments and oil or water-based binder (the binder being the majority in volume). For paints to adhere to a surface, the first coat (normally the ‘Primer’) must provide a ‘key’ into the base material (so that paint does not just fall away) and to provide a surface for the other coats.
Water based paints: Water based paints are called so because they are mixed with water and then applied.
Advantages: They are one of the most popular paints in themarket
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One also sees a lot of experimenting when it comes to wall colors. A combination of texture and colors looks great when a certain wall area or a niche needs to be highlighted. As there is growing awareness among consumers about environment degradation, Eco-friendly paints are much in demand. Even paint manufacturers strive to come up with paints less in chemicals and more environment friendly. Energy, efficient coating for external walls and surfaces, is another popular trend. Since many people comply with beliefs such as Vaastu, colors specified in Vaastu is also widely popular. Vaastu colors such as red, green, yellow, pink, white, orange are also much used by Indians these days. Using collages of multi-colors is also increasing as a trend. Painting just the borders or giving a frame to a wall with a contrasting color can highlight the

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