The Difference Between Water Based Paints and Solvent Based Paint

Fifty years ago most paint products were solvent-based.  Solvent based paints were used for their ease of application, and durability once applied to the walls.  Also referred to as “oil-based” or “alkyd” paints they are slowly becoming extinct. Water Based Paints and Solvent Based Paints The solvents in these types of paint products give off …