Get Ready For Spring With Our Selection Of Paints For The Home And Garden!|
Spring is just around the corner, and it is the best time of year to paint your home and garden. At TA Paints, we manufacture a wide range of paints for indoor and outdoor DIY projects. Here are our recommendations for choosing the best paint for the best result.
Indoor Wall and Floor Paints
When decorating inside the home, you need a paint that is easy to apply and that dries quickly. Buy a paint specifically intended for use on floors, walls, or ceilings, as appropriate. Floor paints are tougher and more durable than wall and ceiling paints – wall paint used on the floor will quickly begin to flake. Most paints come in a choice of matte or gloss finish, but you should be careful when using gloss paints on flooring due to the increased slip risk. We don't recommend using gloss paints on wooden staircases, for instance. Apart from this, consider the following factors when choosing a good indoor paint:
1) Surface Material - The most common indoor surface materials are plaster, plasterboard, wood, and tile. Choose a paint that works comfortably with these materials, in order to avoid problems with durability or adhesion.
2) Colour- The colour you choose will significantly influence your home's appearance and mostly comes down to personal taste. We stock an extensive range of standard colours and can also supply paints in any non-standard, custom colour. The wise thing to do is to get an extensive selection of colour chips or swatches and use them to match your indoor paint to the furnishings, accessories, and other painted surfaces in your home.
3) Type Of Finish- There are three basic finish categories for indoor house paint to choose; gloss, semi-gloss and matt. The matt finish does not reflect too much light. It is a good choice for ceilings in larger rooms, and many walls. On the other hand, the semi-gloss finish offers a slight light reflection, which may increase the appearance of space when used in smaller rooms. This paint finish is more durable and is easier to clean, so it won't flake off if you have to use water or detergent to remove food or dirt stains. Matt paint is excellent for the living room, bedroom, bathroom, and hallway walls. Finally, the glossy finish offers a high level of light reflection and excellent moisture resistance. It is perfect for higher humidity areas like bathrooms, shower rooms, and kitchens.
4) Additives- Some interior paints feature additives to enhance their application and finish. These include compounds to make the paint more durable – e.g. for easier cleaning or UV resistance – or to increase friction and reduce the slip hazard, an essential consideration for floor paints.
Paints For Garden Projects, Trellises, Decking, and Fences
For your garden projects, you need durable paints that can withstand outdoor elements, so avoid using indoor paints, as these quickly fade under sunlight and get washed out by the rain. Your primary considerations for garden paints are the surface material – which is typically wood – and whether the surface will be exposed to foot traffic.
Decking areas and wooden parts require greater durability than fences and trellises, for example, and you may want to protect your decking with an anti-slip coating to prevent people slipping when it gets wet. We offer a range of high-quality garden paints to harmonise with your design and colour scheme. Please have a chat with one of our paint advisers to select the best colour, finish, and paint variety.
Indoor and Outdoor DIY Paints From TA Paints
Please browse our selection of quality indoor and outdoor paints, and purchase today through our online store for rapid delivery to all UK mainland addresses. If you need help selecting the best type of paint for your project, please don't hesitate to give us a call. We can match any colour you desire and offer great prices on all order volumes.
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