Several homes constructed before 1990’s had single bathrooms for 2 -3 bedroom houses, which means longer time of showers usage. This made the bathroom a haven for mildew as well as severely stressing the paint—yellow water stains running down the wall, blisters, cracked and peeling paint.
Homes constructed after 1990’s have a bathroom for each bedroom, so bathroom may not get overused by occupants. However, the steam showers and waterfall showers are still capable of overwhelming a typical bathroom with moisture, even a bathroom equipped with a fan. Moisture in turn promotes growth of mildews on ceilings/walls in bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, basements, garages .Do you know? Mildew loves moist and damp places. Newer houses are very tightly sealed for holding in heat, but they’re also more likely to trap moisture and spores. In this cases, an air-to-air heat exchange ventilation, is critical for healthy air quality.
How bath paints work?
Bath paint is specially formulated using a high quality resin that, while drying, combine in a mass or whole into a very tight barrier. Which means that bath paint won’t absorb moisture from the air. That moisture is what causes paint to degrade. When bath paint is used, you don’t have to worry about bubbles, blisters, peeling or surfactant leaching.
Why you need bath paints?
Because Mildew and mold are harmful to health. When inhaled, mildew spores may cause coughing, headache, sore throat, and respiratory problems. Prolonged exposure to Mold can cause a variety of health problems common health effects include allergic reactions, respiratory problems (difficulty breathing, coughing, pneumonia, asthma attacks), heart problems, migraines, inflammation and pain in the joints, dizziness, depression, and extreme fatigue. The mycotoxins produced by black mold are very harmful and have severe long-term health effects, especially in younger kids and individuals with weak immune systems. The safest and most efficient way to get rid of a mold problem is to take help from Mold remediation companies.
Mold Killing Primer which acts as a fungicidal protective coating that can be painted over existing mold, mildews, any other fungal organisms at surface level. Then, specially formulated bath paints should be used as finish coats to provide a mildew-resistant finish in humid environments like bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, basements, garages.
Process oriented painting contractor may remove mildew before painting by washing with a solution of 1 part liquid bleach and 3 parts water. Most painting companies or experienced painters tend to overlook the specially formulated bath paint important facts, your Health is important. Hire a professional to get the job done right. Jericho painter cares!