Adding Metallic Paints to your Home Jacksonville FL

This article shows you how to add metallic paints to your decor to make everything sparkle. A metallic paint,such as gold, refracts light and adds sparkle, but some caution shouldbe used as it will emphasize any flaws in the surface you are painting.Metallic paints are durable and stain resistant.

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Metallic Paints add a glowing sparkle to the room.

For centuries, metal has dominated decorating, from objects of art to furniture, ceilings, and walls. Metallic paints are the perfect alternative to ordinary latex paints and will give your room makeover a transformation from ordinary to extraordinary. Gold, as well as other metallic colors , will bring a rich luster and add warmth and elegance to any design or decor, especially to the popular Asian and Victorian styles.

A metallic paint, such as gold, refracts light and adds sparkle, but some caution should be used as it will emphasize any flaws in the surface you are painting. Metallic paints are durable and stain resistant. As an interior paint, they are perfect when used with incandescent and halogen lighting , making the painted surface sparkle. Be sure to smooth out bumps or gouges before applying. Also be sure to use non-toxic, lead and mercury free paint. And unless you are going for a patina look, use non-tarnishing paint as well. The following are a few simple rules in using metallic paint in general and is easily applied to gold.

You want an even coverage. Gold, or any of the metallic paints, are a little pricy due to the actual metals in their content.  Save money, time, and frustration by first painting your surface in a color that is close to your gold tone; this will save on extra coats.

Apply your paint evenly and consistently in a uniform direction. The ceiling is often a popular choic...

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