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Magnetic Paint – A Great Way to Add a Special Touch to Your Home

Titled because of the magnetically attractive qualities it possesses, magnetic paint is created using ferromagnetic additives. Before applying the final paint job, magnetic paint is typically applied first in the form of a wall primer. This is a great way to apply it as it doesn’t comprise the final paint colour scheme thus allowing a seamless magnetic surface anywhere it is desired. Magnetic paints are manufactured by a number of paint manufacturers; Rustoleum and Magnamagic are two of the better known.
Contrary to popular belief the ferromagnetic particles are actually suspended in the paint, not dissolved in the paint. When …

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Interior Design: How to Add Accents With Paint Colors

Many of us play it safe with our choice of color schemes especially when making big purchases such as carpets and sofas. And it is true that a mistake with these is expensive to put right so neutral may be your best option if you are unsure about color. But when it comes to paint you can be a little braver because paint is so inexpensive to buy and so easy to paint over if you don’t like the result. And if your color scheme is too neutral (i.e. is looking a little dull) you can add some wonderful accents …

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How to Choose the Right Type of Exterior Paint

So how do you define what really is an exterior paint? There’s no one set of rules that can tell you exactly what defines an exterior paint. There’s nothing to stop you from using an interior paint on the outside of your home. It’s just that paints that are formulated for exterior use are going to be more suitable because of the way they’re made.
You can break all household paints down into two basic categories – they’re either solvent based or water based. Solvent based paints covers all your oil and alkyd types of paints. Water based paints tend …

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Magnetic Paint – A Great Way to Add a Special Touch to Your Home

Titled because of the magnetically attractive qualities it possesses, magnetic paint is created using ferromagnetic additives. Before applying the final paint job, magnetic paint is typically applied first in the form of a wall primer. This is a great way to apply it as it doesn’t comprise the final paint colour scheme thus allowing a seamless magnetic surface anywhere it is desired. Magnetic paints are manufactured by a number of paint manufacturers; Rustoleum and Magnamagic are two of the better known.
Contrary to popular belief the ferromagnetic particles are actually suspended in the paint, not dissolved in the paint. When …