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Exterior Texture Painting

01-Jun-2018

Since the exteriors of your home play an important role in creating a good first impression, they also become the starting point of ushering in prosperity. Home exteriors set the tone for what's on the inside, they essentially create the first impression. It is widely believed that the threshold of a home welcomes happiness, hope and prosperity. Beautifully decorated exteriors set the stage for a warm embrace of loved ones and familiar spaces. Though decorating exteriors is still practiced in certain places, this tradition has been lost over time.

Choosing the right exterior paint plays an important role to bring life to the walls. As walls reflect your personality, so does the other things that makes it beautiful. Colourdrive reveals things that should be on the list while you choose an exterior paint for your walls.

Tips while choosing the Colour for Exterior:

Bright colours are known to lift up the mood and are perfect for an exterior house paints. Colours like red, orange, Yellow can be the portion of your exterior walls. Bright colours act as an eye catchers and hence too much of it will pull down the beautification. It is advisable to use bright colours in some portions to highlight the section.

A dark colour like black is widely favourite for all. But when it comes to walls, a big no comes with it. Dark colours have the tendency to absorb the heat which makes the dust visible. The walls should always be vibrant in colour and exuberant in style.

Adding too much colours to the walls exploits its appeal. The colours should be kept in minimal count and therefore it is best to use not more than two colours. Using same shades of different colours adds grace and class to the walls.

Wishing to go for Texture on Exterior Walls ?!

It is a cool thing to have the all new range of Texture finish on your Exterior wall which is introduced by Asian paints, It not only makes wall look rich but also makes maintenance ease and durable too.

Asian Paints have introduced two new range of Paints for texture finish namely,

  1. Ultima Allura

  2. Apex Duracast

Starting with Ultima Allura

Ultima Allura is a luxury selection of textures inspired by the colour tones of Argentina and Italy. The range lends itself to experimentation with a variety of natural looks and textures. Pick from a large variety of textures available for different conditions and give your wall the perfect look.

Further Ultima Allura has 3 of its kind which provides different looks to the wall surface in its own kind!!

 1. Ultima allura venezio

Taking inspiration from the beauty of Italian architecture, Ultima Allura Venezio captures the essence of rustic Italian exteriors and gives a fine grain textured finish when applied. The water-based product offers a subtle, sophisticated finish to your wall.

 

This Natural Lime Stone Finish is a fine grain textured finish for exteriors imported which replicates the rustic Italian exteriors, offering a subtle, sophisticated finish on the exterior walls.

 

It has Excellent vapour permeability, letting walls “breathe” by allowing water vapour to pass outward through its film. Superior water repellence to wind-driven rain and running water protects buildings for a longer time. High erosion resistance enables the finish to resist the damaging effects of pollution, ensuring that it retains its subtle charm for years.

 2. Ultima allura torino

An antique look carries a great deal of character. Give your walls personality with Ultima Allura Torino. Imported from Italy and made with selected marble chips, it is a water-based product with a textured finish.

 

(Dessert Effect)                                         (Moon Effect)

Ultima Allura Torino's dessert and moon effect is a water-based, medium grain textured finish with an efficient blend of advance acrylic copolymer with Siloxane resin inbuilt with selected marble chips to give an antique look.

The torino also has Excellent vapour permeability, letting walls “breathe” by allowing water vapour to pass outward through its film. Anti-mould performance ensures the finish overcomes the negative impact of weather and mould.

High erosion resistance enables the finish to resist the damaging effects of pollution, ensuring that it retains its subtle charm for years.

 3. Utima allura graniza

Imported from Argentina, Ultima Allura Graniza is a grainy textured finish which gives a unique granite appearance your exteriors. It is a water-based product based on advance acrylic copolymer in aqueous dispersion.

The ultima graniza comes with yellow, light grey, dark grey, green and red finishes.

 

(Yellow)                                         (Dark Gray)

 

Ultima Allura Graniza's all shades has effect through its subtle texture elevates your exterior walls to a high level of sophistication. The effect has an ultra modern appeal - minimal yet profound.

When used in conjunction with Asian Paints PU exterior Matt, it offers long lasting beautiful finish through superior algae resistance. Good resistance to light structural movements.

It also makes sure that your walls stay beautiful for a longer period of time. Also has unique elasticity properties.

High erosion resistance enables the finish to resist the damaging effects of pollution, ensuring that it retains its subtle charm for years.

Now coming to Apex Duracast

Apex Duracast comes with a large variety of textures available for different conditions and give your wall the perfect look .

Apex Duracast has many varieties each briefed as below,

 1. Apex Duracast Finetex

Known for its distinctive textured pattern, Apex Duracast Finetex is a modified acrylic, water-based exterior product specially designed as an intermediary coating. It is excellent for the adhesion of subsequent coats.

Finetex comes in different looks namely, cane weave, honey comb, ripples, spring time, tropical

It is also knows for its property to hide cracks and undulations.

It also serves as undercoat which provides protection and décor for a variety of exterior and interior surfaces.

It gives a rough textured finish that lasts long and ensures low maintenance.

The design patterns are shown in the images below

    Cane weave         Honey Comb       Ripples                     Tropical

 2. Apex Duracast Roughtex

Textures are fun and can add a great look to your wall. With Apex Duracast Roughtex, you can opt for a long lasting high quality textured finish. The exterior durable acrylic modified resin is specially designed as intermediate coating.

 3. Apex Duracast Swirltex

Keeping your walls protected is as important as keeping them pretty. Apex Duracast SwirlTex offers a range of engraved finishes that combine decoration and protection. The synthetic intermediate finish comprises exterior durable acrylic modified resin and quartz.

Some of the major properties are as follows,

Resists fungus and algal growth, when applied as a system with the recommended top coat. Releases trapped moisture both from paint surface as well as the substrate. Tough textured finish that lasts for a long time and ensures low maintenance.

The above two category has many patters as mentioned below.

  • Horizontal

This adds horizontal effect to give unique and inspiring looks. The pattern runs horizontally through the surface of the wall giving it ultimate look.

 


  • Rainfall

This pattern runs along the wall to replicate the drizzle of rain specially for your walls. This also provides an inspiring and rich surface to the wall making its maintenance ease.

  • Verticle

This adds vertical and rustic effect to give unique and inspiring looks. The pattern runs vertically through the surface of the wall giving it wow look.

  • Circular

The beautiful whirling or the circular motion now available for interior and exterior walls. This pattern is mainly used in the garden area or the balcony which makes it more look appealing on the surface.

 

 4. Apex Duracast Pebbletex

It is known for its bubble or headcut pattern Apex Duracast PebbleTex is an acrylic, water-based exterior product. It can be sprayed on both exterior and interior wall surfaces.

 

This category can be used to get bubble or the heat cut pattern.

 

It also resists the fungal and algal growth when applied as system, with the recommended top coat. Tough textured finish that lasts for a long time and ensures low maintenance.

 

 

 

(Bubble)                                         (Head Cut)

 5. Apex Duracast Dholpurtex

For a premium finish, search at Apex Duracast DholpurTex. Composed of high quality durable acrylic modified resin specially designed as an intermediate coating, it gives your walls the perfect textured finish.

Some of the major properties of Dholputex are,

Hides surface undulations and fine cracks. Increases the life of plaster by protecting it from wind driven rain. Excellent UV resistance and adhesion. Resists fungal and algal growth when applied as system, with the recommended top coat.

This category also comes with many patterns as seen in the images below.

 

(Brick)                                         (Brushing)

 

(Stone)                                         (Spray)

 

 

 

 

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