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Why Emulsion Paint May Craze

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Have you seen emulsion paint crazing after it has been applied over acrylic caulk? Read on and discover some of the reasons for this paint failure. Use this information to make appropriate plans if you intend to repaint a structure. Differences in Flexibility Acrylic caulk is usually more flexible than emulsion paint is. Consequently, the acrylic caulk is likely to expand and contract at a higher rate than emulsion paint when there are changes in temperature. Read More»

Two safety tips for people with young children who are having their homes repainted

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The chemicals that professional painters use when carrying out interior painting projects can be quite hazardous. If you have young children who will be in the house whilst your property is being repainted, it’s important to take steps to ensure that they do not become ill as a result of being around the painting products. Here are two such steps. Keep paint products out of reach If a young child comes across a rag soaked in solvents or an open tin of paint, there is a very good chance that they will pick it up and in doing so, get some of the solvents or paint on their skin. Read More»