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 â€“ British Paints has recently made a breakthrough in paint technology by developing Expa 7 Advanced Exterior Emulsion which offers 7 year warrantyÂ .
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-
|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 5-10Â°C||The innovative Solar reflect technology reduces surface temperature by up to 10Â°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 mossÂ 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.