Great textures to add beauty to your walls
‘Texture coating’ – a new method to beautify your walls by giving red brick or stone design in an artistic way. It closely resembles these textures a lot and it is not at all easy to recognize that it’s just fake. That much perfect finish, the texture coating gives to your interior. It can’t be identified even by a mere touch. That’s the reason why it’s attaining popularity nowadays. Front wall, living room, dining area, outer wall on either side of gate etc can be made attractive through texture coating.
Wood, granite, stone, brick and special effects – any texture can be given to your home as you desire through texture coating. It’s nothing, but giving an outer coating or protection to already constructed walls. ‘Polymer acrylic’ – a paste is used for this fixing process. It is a grey-white mixed colour, applied on wall before giving texture coating. So, applying this paste on wall can be seen as the first step of this decorating process. Using compressor or roller, this mixture is applied on wall with 1mm to 4mm thickness. Before it sets, you can draw beautiful designs on it according to your imagination using a spoon or ruler pencil. Only experienced people do this artistic work of drawing. The process is complete with the application of emulsion paint of desired colour. Within 8-10 hours, the texture sets well and it doesn’t need normal treatments like watering. If it’s a new home, texture coating is done before actual painting. No need of applying white cement, just plastering is sufficient.
Not only for walls
Not only on the surface of wood, plywood, marble, granite or plastic, but also on metallic surfaces, texture coating can be done. Since it is permanent coating it stays for years and hence durable. But, while you are doing this process on the surface of old lime-coated walls, you need to take certain precautions. Lime particles may not be stiff and sometimes, it may not be able to hold the new texture. If you find traces of moisture on walls, avoid texture coating in such surfaces.
Different finishes of texture coating
Different shades, colours and finishes – it’s the peculiarity of texture coating. According to the finish done on wall surfaces, texture coating is categorized to different categories. Stone, metal, antique, tuff plaster – textures are available in these finishes as well.
Nowadays, stone finish and antique finish are most popular. Stone finish is used in pillars, outer wall and inner walls. If you are renovating an old heritage home with plenty of wooden structures, antique finish is simply the best. Those designs that resemble wood a lot nourish the traditional look of renovating homes a lot.
Textured coating whose colours can be changed frequently is best for your interior. Through emulsion paint, you can refresh your room once in a while by adding a new colour. But it’s to be noted that though colour can be changed, its finish and design can’t be changed.
Low expense and less time of finishing
Instead of designing walls with real stones and granite, textured coating gives your walls the same effect with less cost – that’s the significance of this technique. Even old walls can be renovated and given a fresh look with the help of this method.
Also, only less time is needed for doing this type of designing. Maintenance cost is also feeble. Since texture coating is permanent, it is rain resistant as well as durable. If anti-fungal coating is also given, no fear of fungus and moisture attack. Using water, you can clean the surface and keep it free of dirt.
Leading companies give guarantee of their coating up to 15 years. It costs 25 rupees to 125 rupees per square feet. Labour charge is also included.
If you are a person who always searches for new things and fresh looks for your interior, it’s sure, you will love this wonderful piece of art a lot. Giving shades and designs according to your imaginations, in cheap cost, makes it everyone’s favourite.
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