We are sure you must be wondering what’s the best and most cost-effective solutions for your walls. We sometimes hesitate when we get too many options and end up buying nothing. We get confused about the type of putty or paints we should use for our house. So here we have discussed some cost-effective solutions just for you and to bring to a conclusion to your search.
So basically wall putty is one of the basic elements before painting your walls. This gives you an excellent bonding to the base concrete or plastered walls. It’s a cost-effective way to reduce the consumption of paints on the walls. The use of walls can be done on both exterior and interior walls.
Now there are two types of putty available in the market that is, White Cement Wall Putty and Acrylic Wall Putty. So decide accordingly which kind of putty your walls need.
WHITE CEMENT WALL PUTTY
It is white cement, minerals, and polymer-based putty. This wall putty gives you a bright white coating and smooth and superior finishes on the wall. You can use it on both exterior and interior walls but is best suitable for exterior walls. Sakarni Wallguard putty is one of the best products that are budget-friendly and will give you the best results for the paint on your wall.
- Used as both an exterior and interior wall putty.
- Give your paint a smooth good finish.
- Creates a stronger bond with the paint to make it last longer.
- Prevents flaking of the extensive coats of paints.
- Brings out the true shade or tone of the paint.
- Long-term Durability.
- Eco-friendly product.
- Gives you good coverage.
ACRYLIC WALL PUTTY
In today’s generation, Acrylic Putty is considered a good option when compared to POP because it helps in sealing cracks and abnormalities in the wall.
Acrylic wall Putty is an advanced wall putty and is a water-based solution. This has a white creamy texture as it is an undercoat putty. you can use it as a better alternative to Plaster Of Paris. This is an attractive and best choice for interior walls, wooden surfaces, and plastered walls as it is water-resistant and alkali resistant.
- Best suitable for interior walls, ceilings, and wooden surfaces
- Provides a high adhesion surface coefficient.
- Ensures shade retention for a long time.
- Offers you a smooth and glossy finish to your painted walls.
- Gives better and higher coverage to paint.
- Makes application easy due to its butter-like consistency
- Alkali resistant and water-resistant.
- Ready to use product
- Requires less drying time
- Less Odour and Eco-Friendly
When you’re choosing a color palette, you have to understand how paint is classified. Depending on the wall surfaces, it is divided into two categories, that is, Interior and Exterior. Always remember to use wall primer before painting your walls to give it an extra glossy finish and provide better adhesion to the wall and the paint. Different kinds of wall paints are seen in the market according to the surfaces. We have listed the kinds of paint that can be used in a painting. Take a look at it.
If you’re looking for the best and most popular wall paint for your home interior then you must go for Emulsion paint. It’s worth more money and is more durable than distemper paint. It is best suited for the kitchen and bathroom as it provides strong resistance to humidity.
- Easy to apply
- Dries quickly, except in humid conditions.
- Less toxic and have less VOC
- Humidity resistant
- High resistance to sunlight
- Can be applied on any interior surface like metal, wooden, walls, glass, and concrete.
- Gives a rich, glossy finish to your wall.
It is the most historic painting since the 80s. Even today, in some places people are using distemper paint as it is cost-effective and is also known as cement paint.
In this case, you don’t need to apply Primer before its application as compared to other paints. Distemper paint usually consists of chalk, lime, water, and coloring agents.
But over the time, distemper paint has been evolved into many different types such as:
Dry Distemper(water-based paint)
It is the best for your rental properties. Gives your wall a smoother finish but remember it’s not durable when compared to Emulsion paint.
Oil Based distemper
It is the best suitable for industrial buildings and is more durable.
BENEFITS OF DISTEMPER PAINT:
- Gives an aesthetic matt finish
- Economical and easily available in the market
- Can be used on both interiors as well as exteriors
- Lifespan ranges from 3 to 5 years.
- Low VOC
Enamel Paint is rarely used paint for walls. Furthermore, it serves a specific purpose and is chosen for its functionality rather than its aesthetics. This paint is mostly used on metallic surfaces due to its hard, glossy, and opaque finish. Also, it can be used on rough surfaces like Kitchen walls and balcony walls. If you want your walls to be heat resistant, water-resistant, and stain resistant then this Enamel paint is one of the best options for you.
- Easy application
- Dries quickly
- Long term durability
- Resistant to Heat, water, and stains.
- Comes in a wide range of colors.
- Used on both Interior and exterior
Textured paint is one of the great options and is in trend nowadays to make your wall look better with a textured accent wall. So even if you don’t add any artwork to the wall this paint itself gives your wall a high-quality look. This textured paint can revamp the look and feel of your home with the right kind of lighting fixtures.
- Offers Warmth and an attractive look to your interior walls
- Provides Long-lasting shine
A large number of paints are tinted for exterior and interior using universal stainers at the painting site. These stainers can tint plastic, emulsions, enamels, oil-based paints, or distempers. Universal stainers are available in multiple colors in the market out of which the Sakarni brand is quite cost-effective for you and ensures to maintain the highest standards.
- Superior tinting strength
- Non-fading pigments
- Can be used to tint any type of paint or primers and enamels.
- Low VOC
WALL PAINT FINISHES
- MATT FINISH
A minimum soft sheen is provided by the matt paint on the walls. These non reflect paints have the highest amount of pigment which leads to more coverage, fewer coats of paint, and is cost-effective. This matt finish paint won’t ruin your wall color and hides all the imperfections of the wall. Best suitable for interior walls.
- EGGSHELL FINISH
Yes, you have guessed it right. As its name suggests, Eggshell finish paint gives your walls a velvet eggshell texture. These paints are easier to clean due to their light texture. It is more durable and hides all the cracks and imperfections. It is one of the most popular choices for signature walls and homeowners.
- SATIN FINISH
The texture of Satin finish paint is like a pearl and almost very soft and shiny. It’s considered one of the popular choices of shade as this satin reflects light and is lower in cost. It is ideally used for spaces where natural light is less such as your hallways, kitchens, and bathrooms.
- SEMI-GLOSS FINISH
The semi-gloss finish paint is good for multi-tone finishes and is a great alternative for wall accents. If you’re looking for not too high shiny paint and the paint must be reflective and easy to clean then a semi-gloss finish is what you need. It is highly durable, mildew resistant, and perfect for moisture exposed areas.
- HIGH GLOSS FINISH
This high gloss finish is a popular choice for designers for the areas that don’t get much natural light and is perfect for signature walls. It has high durability, a high sheen, and a finish. It is ideal for cabinetry doors, kitchen work, and areas that are prone to moisture and dirt. However, the application of high gloss paint is different as it requires more coats and can show imperfections if not done well.
So, now you must have got pretty good ideas about the different types of wall putty, wall paint, and finishes available in the market. Go ahead and choose wisely.