Oil Paints or Acrylic Paints – Which is Ideal One for Homes?
In the market nowadays two kinds of paints are widely available both for interior and
exterior painting jobs and yes both have their own unique selling points. Oil based paints
are thick paints with resins and oils. Latex or acrylic paints are thinner, water-based
paints. Don’t know which paint will be apt for your next painting project? Acrylic paints
are hugely in demand for they smell better than oil paints. Moreover, they dry quickly.
On the other hand, oil paints last longer. The thick paint shields the surface and it is
easier to wipe the surface if it gets stained. Oil based paints are ideal for the exteriors
and provides protective shield against natural elements.
Oil being thicker and harder it is difficult to paint with oil. Also, it tends to bubble up
when you apply it on the wall. Moreover, you need to clean the brush in paint thinner,
which is not the case with acrylics. In the case of acrylics, brushes can be rinsed in plain
water. Oil Paints are in fact harder to remove from skin as well. However, acrylics can
stain your clothes, but it can be easily wiped off from your arm, face etc. Oil paints are
also considered a hazardous waste.
People generally prefer to have their homes plastered in acrylics, given that the smell of
acrylics is less toxic. However, no paint is safe for children, so children and adults should
be exposed till the paint dries.
However, when planning to use oil or acrylics, ensure to prim interiors like doors and
trim. A good primer helps paint last for longer time. Primer should be applied like a
regular paint, or spray it.
Demand of Paints in the International Markets United States, China, India, United
Kingdom, Pakistan, Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, Egypt, Iran, Ukraine, Turkey,
Nigeria, Russian Federation, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, Vietnam, Netherlands,
South Africa, Malta
Prominent Places to source Paints from India
Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad,
Kolkata, Jodhpur, Vadodara, Gurgaon, Thane, Coimbatore, Udaipur, Indore, Faridabad,
Ghaziabad, Navi Mumbai, Noida, Ludhiana, Surat, Nagpur, Rajkot, Secunderabad,
Kanpur, Nashik, Madurai, Chandigarh, Pondicherry, Jalandhar, Lucknow , Moradabad,
Anand, Aurangabad, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Meerut, Varanasi, Ankleshwar,
Kochi, Vapi, Amritsar, Patna, Salem, Agra, Thiruchirapalli, Bahadurgarh, Bhavnagar