What type of paint is on my walls?

Want to know what type of paint is on your wall? here's some tips from a nelson painterMany people ask, what type of paint is on my walls? Well we've got a handy tip to help you find out!

The best way to test to see what paint you have on your walls is to:

  • Get a rag preferably clean and may be a dark-coloured as this will show up the results better.
  • Get some methylated spirits, dampen the rag and then rub it on the wall.
  • If the paint starts to dissolve, then you know you have a water based paint on your walls.
  • If it does not dissolve, it is most likely a solvent based or enamel.

If you are thinking about making the most of the warmer months and want to paint your home interior, perhaps talk to us first, you might be surprised how affordable it can be to hire a professional!

Brown & Syme Painting & Decorating with their team of painters in Nelson and Christchurch, can help you spruce up that interior or exterior - we'll make that paint job look great and last the distance.

Contact us for a no obligation quote today!

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