Ever happened to you when you get into a workshop or place all cheerful and glad. But the minute you step into the shop or certain place your eyes get itchy, and you cannot help this feeling. Besides, you might get difficulty in breathing, and the only thought in your mind at that fourth dimension is to escape this state. You feel claustrophobic, you are no more in the mood for shopping or to do anything all you need is to rush into some clear space and get fresh air. You do not want this to happen to you at your home. The reason behind this uncertain situation is the pigment used in the shop or places. Because there are some ingredients in paint that causes this discomfort that is why it is suggested to select paint carefully.
Choose between water based and solvent base
In the water based the binder is water. These paints do not release harmful substances, are cheap and can be handled easily, are crack resistant, durable and do not get pale for a limited time. Whereas in solvent based the solvent is ether. This paint is more durable and gives long lasting, high gloss finish. Also! It is crack resistant, and because of the silky or acrylic nature, it is easy to apply and do not fade quickly. The other name for this paint is acrylic emission or oil based paint.
Choose between finishes
You have to choose between the four main finishes depending upon the surface which you want to paint. Because for walls, the acrylic finish is recommended. The four main finishes are eggshell, gloss, semi-gloss, and matt. All these finishes are available in both types of paint. The difference between the fishes in the sheen which affects the durability of the paint. The general rule is higher the sheen higher the shine and more durability.
The third thing is to look for the Eco-friendly logo on the containers. All the information is on the paint container. So read carefully and choose wisely.