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Texture painting gives an extraordinary look to your house. It is a very popular type of paint to cover drywall. The paint has a heavy consistency and consists of grains of sand and/or gypsum which is bound by a water-thinned binder. The use of texture paint creates a roughly patterned effect on the wall.
The heavy consistency and thickness make it useful for different applications and for different reasons, like covering joints in drywall and painting drywall without priming. Wall texture painting is easy to apply if we oversee the existing condition of the wall surface for example we can apply a better texture over wallpaper if it is not so dark. Always you need to check such circumstances to recheck the quality of paint applied over the wall before spraying the texture paint.
Smooth Texture Paint
It is lighter than other types of texture paints as it doesn’t contain any kind of sand or grains and creates a smooth structure. This type of paint is heavy and thick so it requires a putty knife for application. The paint is too heavy, so it gives the look of plaster after drying.
Sand Texture Paint
It contains sand-like additives. It is interior latex painting and is available in fine, medium and coarse grain sizes. These paint falls under two different categories as follows
Premixed Sand Texture Paint
Sand additives are already present in premix texture paint. These paints are available for direct application. as These paints don’t provide a fine finish and imperfections are visible. So, it is commonly put on areas of second preference. These types of paint are useful in the texture painting of ceilings.
Self(Post)-Mixing Texture Paint
This type of paint includes a mixture of base paint with sand additives. Making this paint is more of a DIY job with the addition of sand of quantity and grain size of your choice.
Knockdown Texture Paint
Knockdown painting is popular in the bedroom, living room and hallways. This type of paint involves spraying a paint coat about 1/8 inch thick. After drying of the first coat the high points are knockdown with the use of a putty knife or trowel. This type is texture paint is tough and durable.
Popcorn Texture Paint
The appearance of popcorn texture painting is like popcorn, hence the name. The addition of styrofoam to the paint helps the texture to get a fluffy appearance. Application of the paint with regular painting tools is hard. It needs a special texture sprayer with large nozzles for the application. This paint is very thick and covers much imperfections on drywall and give a perfect finish.
Orange Peel Texture Paint
Orange peel is spread over the primer with a spray gun and is with coated with a primer or a top coat. Though this texture paint isn’t as rough as sand paint, it is very durable. Scrapping off the paint is easy, which makes it the best choice for the bathroom and kitchen.
Our colour experts have depth knowledge of their areas of interest. You can walk through our paint visualisation tool which gives you an idea of how to select the best colour and add some special effects with many featured colours including red, green, orange, blue, and white. We can apply white with some appropriate shades to add a special themed outlook to a living space.
Splatter Knockdown Texture
Splatter Knockdown wall texture is performed carefully rest the others because it occurs in multiple steps. It needs 2 coats of primer before spraying wall texture over a wall surface. After doing this you will get a smoother surface by using a large flat knife. It is well-known texture paint for a new application.
Hawk and Trowel
Hawk is a flat plate with a handle underneath that is used to create the texture design. The plaster is placed in the center of the hawk and a flat rectangular is used to apply plaster to the surface of the walls. As a result, hawks and trowels tend to create more powerful layers of texture rolling over one another.
Skip towel is the easiest and simplest to achieve because we create random patterns in this textured painting. It’s a very popular texture to conceal flaws in walls or to conceal exposed drywall tape.
Slap Brush Texture
A textured paint using a ‘crows-foot’, ‘panda paw’ or ‘stomp’ brush is called a Slap Brush texture. It is a great texture look to make distinct wall designs to avoid imperfections. A brush is used to apply to stamp, slapping, twisting or sweeping to make texture patterns for a dashing look. Painting Cost Calculator lets you select the best suitable paint and the paint quantity required to give your house walls a new perspective altogether.
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