Waterproof Paints: The Types & The Benefits

Plasterboard can be used in internally: in basements, attics or kitchens, as well as externally: in exterior walls, roofs, facades and etc. There’s a decent selection of options to choose from: latex, acrylic and even cement, each of them has its own degree of water protection, while the most innovative eco-friendly solutions, like Britannia’s exterior wall coatings even protect ensure absolute safety for residents. Using paints for finishing and repair work requires surface preparation prior to painting, aiming at masking defects of existing practically impossible. In any case, the coating wall paint is one of the most cost-effective finishing techniques.

One of the most popular options for the internal walls painting is latex-based, water-resistant paint. It leaves no odor, protects the surface from moisture, has a high vapor permeability, forms a strong flexible coating, tinting easily and dries quickly. The coating, which can be obtained using this dye can be matte, glossy and satin-matt.

Moisture-proof paint can be applied on concrete, plaster, wood, wallpaper and other surfaces, it hides cracks up to 1 mm well and provides dirt-resistant qualities. You may also want to consider antibacterial protection paints – the materials are gaining momentum in the recent years. Waterproof latex coating is resistant to abrasion and can withstand even brushing with a soft bristle brush. (more…)

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