Home painting ideas: Things To know about painting your home apartment in India- part I
In India, we mostly depend on hardware or a paint shop and ask for a painter to be sent home. The contractor of the painter comes home and offers a quotation. The focus thereon is on getting the painting task done within one’s budget with lesser regard for what we should be looking for in a painting. At times even the design/colour element is not a priority.
However, things have been changing now with home buyers and owners seeking aesthetics, durability, design and the right kind of styling (mood effects).
While a number of Indian homeowners are seeking aesthetics, few are even taking up the task of painting themselves.
This article will help you with- 1) ‘hire help on contract’ or, 2) better your ‘do it yourself’ resolve!
The first part of the article is all about the type of paints available in the market. The second will be about the specifics and technicalities of painting itself!
Type of home paintings in Indian markets
Picking the right type of paint, finish and colour matters. All your rooms need to represent who you are, and add to the home décor!
To do so, let’s look at the 5 types of paints available in the market in India, and what they can do for you!
1. Acrylic emulsion paint
Most preferred paints for Indian homes
2. Enamel paint
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Enamel is an oil-based paint.
3. Distemper paint
Distemper paint comprises chalk, lime, water and some colouring agents. This type of paint is commonly known as ‘whitewash’.
4. Textured paint
Water-based paints create special effects on the wall. Need specialized techniques like sponging, distressing, stippling, brushing and ragging.
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5. Metallic paint
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