Some of the importance of painting HDB includes: Provides protection
Painting HDB provides protection from chemical attack, UV light, abrasion and environmental factors such as extreme solar and moisture. Protective coatings are especially very effective in protecting buildings. There are different coatings that are used to protect different objects or surface. It is very important to choose exterior paint that is formulated for the job you are doing and also offers the level of protection intended- if the sole purpose is to protect surface, use a high performance exterior coating that is effective in protecting the building component.
Improves the functionality of the building
Painting can significantly enhance wide range of building functional characteristics. For example, many homeowners spend a lot of money in heating and cooling their homes. White wall and roof coating provides reflectivity thus saving the energy you could have used to cool your home. The new tech (the IR Reflective pigments) can also be incorporated into the paint to cool roof than just using white paint. The nanotechnology provides unique additives and pigments that bring exclusive functional properties paint which enhances the functional as well as aesthetic properties of surface. Non-skid protective coatings are used to prevent slipping, while some exterior paint color can be used to identify hazard. All in all, the paints can be formulated to provide specific functional properties that are required to provide solutions.
With global warming and climate change, most paint manufacturers are moving away from the solvent based paints which have detrimental effects on environment towards more safe waterborne coatings. Some paints can improve the air quality and also save on energy.
It is economical
Paints can help you save the money you spend to clean your home. For example, painting prevents growth of weeds which require a lot of money to eradicate. In addition, it is also easier to clean painted surfaces because the paint protects surfaces from sustains. More so, painting prevents grime and dirt from becoming embedded into the surface.
However, finding the right coat is not an easy task. The following are some of the characteristics of good paints.
A good pain should cover the surface uniformly and homogeneously leaving the surface smooth and uniform. This will significantly improve the aesthetic and functional properties of a building.
Good paint should be resistance to wear and tear. Should maintain it colors and remain effective for a good period of time.
Ease of cleaning
A good paint should be easy to remove when required.
A good paint should not react with the material but should only cover it.
As noted earlier, global warming and climate change is a real threat to human race. It is noble to use an environmental friendly paint that will help to alleviate the effects of global warming and climate change.
It is also very important to use a paint that is appealing. This is very important when you are planning to sell your property.
A good paint should be durable yet affordable.
There are many painting companies in Singapore, it is also very important to hire only licensed company to paint your building.