Construction

Tips for Cement Paint

Cement paint is an economical exterior wall finish and enhances the dcor of buildings. It is resistant to fungus and algae and protects buildings from varying weather conditions.  

It is water based paint and easy to apply. Lets know mixing process, application method and benefits of cement paint. 

Where to apply cement paint


Apply cement paint on concrete surface, plaster surface and bricks. It gives best result on porous surface. 


 

Cement paint on wall

(This Picture is contributed by "Monu")

Prepare the surface

  • Clean the surface

The surface must be cleaned of mortar droppings, dirt, dust, grease and other foreign matters such as growth of molds, algae, moss by brushing and washing. Efflorescence deposits must be cleaned also.

  • Repair the patches

Patches on painting area must be repaired by plastering followed by application of a coat of waterproofing cement paint on patches after wetting the surface completely.

  • Clean existing paint/whitewash

Clean old/existing surface, previously treated with whitewash and color wash thoroughly by scrapping all whitewash, color wash when water proofing cements paint is required to apply on existing surfaces.  

Do mixing thoroughly

Step1: Mix cement paint and water in proper ratio

Take 2 parts of cement paint and one part of water and stir thoroughly. Take care to add cement paint gradually to the water and not vice versa.

Step 2: Add remaining water

Add remaining one part of water to the mixture 

Step 3: Shake the solution

Stir the solution thoroughly to obtain uniform finish. 

 

Apply first coat of cement paint

  • Apply the solution

Apply prepared solution with brushes or spray machine after cleaning and wetting cement or concrete surface. hake the solution during application and use it within one hour after mixing otherwise it would be thicken and affect the finish. 

  • Getting good finish

Take care that the thickness of paint is uniform. Brush out the laps well and dampen the surface after days work.  


Apply second coat of cement paint

  • After the first coat is set at least for 24 hours, apply second coat by repeating application process of the first coat. 

Do proper curing


Since hardening of paint film depends on the availability of moisture for chemical reaction with cement, the water should be sprinkled on painted surface at least for two days.

Precaution for cement paint


Do not apply cement paint on surfaces which are already treated with whitewash, color wash and dry distemper unless the surface is thoroughly scraped and cleaned properly. 

Benefits of cement paint

  • Economical
  • Better performance for outdoor protection and decoration. 
  • Available in various colors and can match up with any shade. 
  • Has matt finish, an inexpensive way to cover large areas such as cellars and garages. 
  • Maintains good look for many years despite exposure to worse environments. 
  • No chance of drying it up since its available in powder form which is mixed into water before application.   

;
White (and its various forms such as off-white, beige, and eggshell) is popular and an all time favorite choice. It can be boring and too plain sometimes, but it also doesn't distract. It also makes a room look brighter and bigger. It's great for just about any room, especially bathrooms and kitchens.
One of the biggest problems you face is -what looks to be "orange" on the sample in the store turns out to be "brown" on your wall. So it's really important to pick the right shade of paint by examining it under different sources of light.
The ceiling is looked at more often in the bedroom than in any other room. Decorating this place is an excellent way to give your bedroom a complete and well-designed look.
The kitchen is a place that requires frequent cleaning and maintenance. So select the right kind of paint.
As children’s rooms tend to be used frequently, it is very important that a high quality, washable paint should be used in order to remove hand prints, food stains, crayons and markers. So use the right kind of paint
Select latex /water based paints for interior walls because they do not fade away easily, less likely to crack or peel and have less odour .Moreover, latex paints are fast-drying and require only water for thinning and clean up.
Very high shining paint is quite reflective and should normally be reserved for doors and trims and to create special effects
Bedroom is a place where you spend the time for complete relaxation , so the type of paint and its finishing is essential factor if you want a neatly painted bedroom.
Paint is the job on which you spend a lot of money and time. Not only on purchasing but also on labor you have to put extra efforts in choosing the right type, color of the paint, etc. which you would not desire to spend again and again. Hence, some careful steps should be taken
Surface preparation is 90 per cent of a painting job. Even the highest quality paint won’t adhere properly if the underlying surface is not prepared correctly. Good preparation requires the surface to be cleaned and smooth.
Fresh cemented wall should never be painted. Allow the cement to set well for at least 28 days
Outdoor walls always take a beating from the wind, rain and changes in temperature, these results in cracks. They can be filled so that you can get your wall looking as good as new.
When you plan your interior paint job, look at the environment in which your color will appear
Basic things required while painting are: To do that, measure your room: 3-inch flat brush. Small angled brush for trim or corners
Plaster of Paris (Pop) provides a thin and smooth finishing to a plastered wall.It needs to be applied first to provide smoothness and a solid surface for the painting.
Kota stone flooring is a subtle blend of grandeur and luxury giving the interior and exterior a gorgeous look.......
To get maximum ventilation and natural light in your house, make sure the building is properly oriented. Orientation of building saves energy and provides comfortable living as well. This article tells you about various factors and benefits of building orientation.
Preview some of the most impressive pictures of kitchen from GharExpert Gallery.
A solid roof on building is very important for everybody living in the house. The roof should be constructed in a way that assures you great safety. Here are given details about different types of roofing.
Frames of doors and windows are most important parts of your doors and windows. They are available in different size, height, width and shapes. Frames hold locks and hinges and support door and windows to shut and open easily. Here is what you need to know about different doors and windows frames.

interior paint
interior paint
Orange & white paint scheme Living room interior
Orange & white paint scheme Living room interior
Light yellowish paint scheme with floral patterns in kids room with well furnished furniture
Light yellowish paint scheme with floral patterns in kids room with well furnished furniture
Bedroom with orange & white paint scheme
Bedroom with orange & white paint scheme
Blue paint scheme living room
Blue paint scheme living room
Cool trendy bedroom interior
Cool trendy bedroom interior
Living Room,Alive with Colours
Living Room,Alive with Colours
Paint your room with light colors
Paint your room with light colors
Blue painted room
Blue painted room
Bedroom wall aceent
Bedroom wall aceent
Stylish bedroom
Stylish bedroom
Cool wall treatment
Cool wall treatment
Multiple Cabinets in Kids Room
Multiple Cabinets in Kids Room
Decorated Kids Room
Decorated Kids Room
kids room 7
kids room 7
Living Room
Living Room
Kids Room
Kids Room
Kids Room
Kids Room
Attractive white painted and marble top kitchen islands
Attractive white painted and marble top kitchen islands
Texture Bedroom Wall Paint
Texture Bedroom Wall Paint
Wall Paint Design for Kids Room
Wall Paint Design for Kids Room
Dining room ceiling, wall painting, curtains, Lighting, furniture
Dining room ceiling, wall painting, curtains, Lighting, furniture
painting
painting
Stylish Ceiling and painted glass design for interior
Stylish Ceiling and painted glass design for interior
Chandelier on gray painted ceiling
Chandelier on gray painted ceiling
Tradionally painted work on ceiling
Tradionally painted work on ceiling
interior painted ceiling
interior painted ceiling
Wall texture paint
Wall texture paint
Kids room wall art
Kids room wall art
striped pattern made with paint in wall
striped pattern made with paint in wall
Dining room set painted in dual tone
Dining room set painted in dual tone
exterior paint design
exterior paint design
Rose Weave Bird Bath.jpg
Rose Weave Bird Bath.jpg
Glass Painting
Glass Painting
artist painting
artist painting
3D painting
3D painting
Wall-Painting design
Wall-Painting design
Fibre Cement Planks
Fibre Cement Planks
Kids Room
Kids Room
sea shore theme for kids room paint ideas
sea shore theme for kids room paint ideas
Person doing paint on exterior wall
Person doing paint on exterior wall
wall paint
wall paint
Painted Glass Ceiling
Painted Glass Ceiling
Striped pattern paint and wooden ceiling  for restaurant
Striped pattern paint and wooden ceiling for restaurant
Paint Spray Gun
Paint Spray Gun
Attractive scenery design as kids room paint ideas
Attractive scenery design as kids room paint ideas
False ceiling
False ceiling

Copyright 2007- GharExpert.com All rights reserved.