Ultimate Protection for Exterior Walls

When selecting the best exterior house paint for your home, one should keep following basic attributes in mind:-

  • Durability and overall performance
  • Resistance to mold and mildew
  • Resistance to ultraviolet radiation
  • Available in colors that resist fading
  • Environmentally friendly

In order to protect exterior surfaces from extremities of Indian weather & to have multi attributes – British Paints has recently made a breakthrough in paint technology by developing Expa 7 Advanced Exterior Emulsion which offers 7 year warranty  .

This new breed of high-performance exterior coating performs better than any other exterior paints and withstands the test of time.

Key attributes of Expa 7 are as under-

Attributes Benefits
7 year warranty Assurance of performance up to 7 year.
With waterproofing benefit Prevents water to enter the wall hence forbidding algal or fungal growth & also flaking, peeling & blistering.
Low dirt pickup Does not allow dirt/dust to settle on walls & your exteriors look new & beautiful for years.
Colour retention Resists colour fading from UV light.
Reduces temperature 5-10°C The innovative Solar reflect technology reduces surface temperature by up to 10°C. This makes the interior cooler, thus helping to save energy.
Crack bridging Fills cracks up to 3 mm.
Tough film Withstand from calamities of harsh weather.
Low VOC Does not emit air polluting harmful vapours and paint odour that pollutes our environment.
Breathability Allow the passage of air and moisture to come out of the wall.
Resistant to efflorescence Does not allow salt to appear on top of film thus protects from patchy appearance.

How to apply-

Surface Preparation: Ensure that the surface to be painted is thoroughly clean, dry and free from all loose dirt, chalk, grease, fungi, algae a flaking paint. Any previous growth of fungus, algae or moss needs to be removed by vigorous wire brushing & cleaning with water. Freshly plastered surfaces must be cured completely.

Putty: Surface imperfections like holes, dents and cracks are to be filled with British Paints Shield Wall Putty.

Primer: Apply one coat of British Paints Acrylic Exterior Wall Primer by thinning with water in the ratio of 1: 1 by volume. Allow primer to dry for at least 4-5 hours.

Top coat: Apply 2-3 coats of Expa 7 by diluting 1 litre of Expa 7 with a maximum of 400 ml of water. Keep an interval of 4- 6 hours in between top coats.

Points To Remember
Stir well before use & for best performance of the paint, keep cleaning &washing all algae & fungal growth at a regular interval of six months.

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