Duron Paints & Wallcoverings: Washing and Maintenance Procedures of Duron
Washing and Maintenance Procedures of Duron Paints
Interior Conventional Paints
In general, as the coating increases in gloss, that is, from a flat to a semi-gloss, the washability of the
paint increases. Further, oil based paints are typically more washable and durable than their latex
counterparts. Hence, an oil base semi-gloss is more washable than a latex semi-gloss. Learn more...
Exterior Paints and Stains
The service life of exterior paint or stain depends on proper application per the product's label instructions, the total number of coats applied, and the type and condition of the substrate it is applied to. As an example, according to the *U.S. Forest Products Society,
one coat of a latex paint primer and one coat of an acrylic latex paint applied over uncoated smooth plywood can be expected to last 3 to 4 years. Applying a second top-coat (making a three-coat job) will approximately double the (service)
life. Learn more...