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Commercial Painting Pleasanton – The Right Paint for Bathrooms

Commercial Painting Pleasanton – The Right Paint for BathroomsCommercial painting in Pleasanton will serve to your every need. Whether you need the whole structure or just certain areas to paint, the best commercial painters in Pleasanton will be there to transform their look into a brand-new space once more.

Especially in swanky high-rise apartments and condominiums as well as sprawling mansions, bathrooms are more than just places to bathe and take a shower. Many bathrooms also double as laundry rooms and even massage rooms and spas, while other bathrooms feature walk-in closets. Like many areas in the house, bathrooms are spaces to paint.

While many need to refresh the look of their own bathrooms, they're worried about peeling paint. They do not have to worry, as there are paints that are specifically made for areas with high moisture and humidity such as bathrooms. Even if you are very careful that no water should be splashed on the wall, splashes or steams will go on the wall anyway.

Since bathrooms tend gather moisture as well as dark stains, molds and mildew because of it, they need a paint that does not absorb moisture and hence can easily be wiped and cleaned. If you are about to paint or re-paint your bathroom, you need a paint with the right finish.

COLORS
While many say it, all boils down to preference, the size of your bathroom can also be a good basis for choosing the right paint colors. The general rule is that bright colors should be for small areas as they give an illusion of a bigger space, while dark colors are more appropriate for larger spaces. You can use a combination of dark and light colors or shades (for example, one color or shade on the lower half of the wall, and other color or shade on the higher half and ceiling) to enhance the look of your bathroom.

WHAT IS THE RIGHT PAINT FINISH FOR BATHROOMS?
Paint finishes are scaled from flat to glossy; as the scale goes higher, so does the level of gloss. The glossier the paint is, the durable it becomes. So, let's look at the types of paint finishes and which one of them is the best for painting a bathroom:

  • Flat or matte – Flat paints do not emit any gloss or shine at all. Flat tends to absorb moisture. You will find it hard to wipe the moisture off from a surface coated with flat paint, so this type of paint finish should be avoided when you paint a bathroom.
  • Eggshell – Eggshell paints emit a faint gloss. While they are more easily wiped compared to flat, they are not otherwise recommended for painting areas with high level of moisture and humidity. So, an eggshell paint is not a good choice for bathrooms.
  • Satin – Satin paints are slightly glossier and more durable compared to eggshell paints. They are good for bathrooms with low level of moisture, such as a powder room or a guest bathroom. They can also be good for public restrooms.
  • Semi-gloss – Semi-gloss paints emit a higher amount of moisture compared to eggshell and satin. They are more durable as well and are easily wiped when splattered with water. They are a good choice for high-moisture bathrooms, especially in the shower or bathing area.
  • Glossy – The glossiest and the most durable of all the paint finishes. Glossy paints are quite reflective and almost mirror-like. They repel moisture excellently, so surfaces coated with glossy paints are easy to wipe. However, they become too glaring on the eyes, especially when light hits them, so they are not usually recommended for painting larger surfaces. They are best reserved for painting accent walls as well as for trims or decorative details. But some painters do paint large surfaces by skillfully adding glossy paints for a dramatic effect.

ADDITIVES
Since bathrooms are prone to moisture and usually lack proper ventilation, they are susceptible to molds and mildew, which pose health hazards. So, paints for bathrooms should have additives that protect the walls from mold and mildew growth. There are paints with anti-microbial ingredients that resist mold and mildew, and you can find them on hardware shops and paint stores.

Among the best brands that offer mold and mildew-resistant paints for interior painting are Zinsser Perma-White Mold & Mildew-Proof Interior Paint and Rust-Oleum 02761 Perma-White Mold & Mildew Proof Interior Paint. There are also mold and mildew-proof primers on the market too and adding them before the topcoat will enhance the walls' protection against mold and mildew.

Like in many other paint projects, a good prep work is the key to a successful bathroom painting. Clean the bathroom walls and fix any surface flaws before priming and coating them with paint. The best commercial painters in Pleasanton understand this and will include these steps in their estimate.

Commercial painting in Pleasanton is a good and cost-effective way to transform your space into a brand-new one without ever having to subject to remodeling.

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