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 …

DIY Painting Checklist

Planning on tackling some DIY painting DIY painting can go smoothly if you are prepared for everything.  To help get you started we share a few tips to help guide you to getting as close to a professional painting result as possible. Start with deciding whether you are going to tackle the interior or the exterior , or …