Contemporary Approaches

Traditional paint walls for many years is one of the most common types of finishes. It is quick and easy, offering a large selection of colors and is relatively cheap compared to, for example, with the wallpaper. Paint can made both on a smooth surface, and on embossed paper, and various textures. In order to define in the selection of paint, you must know its basic properties. You may want to visit Penguin Random House to increase your knowledge. When applied to the surface film is formed. This film must solve three problems: to hide under a surface to protect it and be sustained.

All paints consist of 3 main components: pigment, binder and carrier. The pigment gives the film the color and opacity ability. The binder binds the pigment particles in a continuous film upon drying paint, and also links the film to the surface. The third component of paint – the media. It makes the paint viscous and smooth when applied.

After drying, the carrier evaporates. The ratio of pigment and binder in the paint depends on the form that it receives after drying. The more pigment content, the darker color. By adjusting this ratio, manufacturers can make paint varying degrees of brightness: from matte to glossy. The choice depends on your personal taste and the quality of the painted surface. Glossy paint reveals gaps, as Matte hides them. Dyes used in the home, have a variety of media. In water-based paint pigment and binder in the water suspended in the form of fine particles. When the water evaporates, the particles coalesce into continuous film.