Paints are the first thing that comes to mind, especially if you are establishing a new home, getting married, or even renovating your home, because of the confusion between the different types and appropriate colors and the choice between many types, some of which may be the best and some may not, so it is necessary when taking this step. Choose carefully between the types that suit the place you want to paint, and in the following article we will provide you with a comparison of the best types.

What types of paints are used?

  • Plastic paints.
  • Oil paints.
  • In addition to the wallpaper that is used alongside them.
  • Lime.
  • Marbling.
  • Aging.
  • Velvet.

Firstly, plastic paints

Plastic paints are distinguished from others in that they are cheap compared to other types, and they have calm, comfortable colors, so they are not limited in use to certain layers, and they also add a wonderful aesthetic appearance to home decor.

Secondly, oil paint

The most beautiful and sparkling paint with an elegant, shiny character with its charming touches makes the decor of the place more beautiful, but of course it is expensive when compared to plastic paint. Oil paint has the highest cost, of course.

Third, wallpaper

Wallpaper is characterized by its special character, cheerful colors, and distinct aesthetic elegance, which is very useful in avoiding and hiding wall defects, so it is very suitable when used with paints because it gives the place sophistication and distinction.

Use of plastic paints

Its features:

  • These paints are characterized by their many colors, so you can choose what suits you in the rooms of the home, office, factory, or company.
  • Colors are also easy to install and choose, meaning more than one color can be chosen in narrow spaces or in rooms.
  • It has a special luster gradient, which gives it a decent and distinctive look.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Quick drying.

Its disadvantages:

  • It is highly affected by humidity.
  • Not recommended for use on surfaces made of wood.

Types of plastic paints

Plastic is divided into three types:

  • Bright.
  • Semi-gloss.
  • Matte finish.

Use oil paints

Its features:

  • It has an elegant appearance that fits with modern decors.
  • It has an attractive shine to everyone who sees it.
  • They are easy to clean by hand with simple, inexpensive detergents.
  • More tolerant to humidity and various temperature factors.

Its disadvantages:

  1. It is greatly affected by high temperatures.

  2. Colors become more faded over time and tend to yellow.

  3. It takes twice as long to dry.

  Types of oil paints

It is also divided into three types represented in:

  • Shiny oily.
  • Semi-gloss.
  • Stretch.

Use wallpaper techniques

Wallpaper features:

  1. High water resistance ability.
  2. Completely covers wall defects.
  3. Easy to clean, but this is done using specific tools, so as not to damage it.
  4. It can be easily replaced.
  5. not expensive.

Disadvantages of wallpaper

Easy to scratch, especially with children.

Use of lime paints

  • This type of paint is one of the oldest known types of paint. It is very cheap, but it is difficult to clean and cracks quickly.
  • Therefore, this type is usually used in warehouses and other places, and its use should be kept away from homes in which there are children due to the difficulty of cleaning it.

Velvet paint

  • This is one of the new types of paints that were initially used outside the Arab world and then began arriving to the Middle East and used in upscale homes with good taste.
  • Decorators usually coordinate the colors and highlight them, especially in the reception halls of large homes, companies, and institutions.
  • Therefore, when implementing any of these paints, you must seek the help of the appropriate decorator to coordinate the colors appropriately and choose what is appropriate so that you can obtain a 100% guaranteed result.