Oil-based paint

Oil-based exterior paint is a type of paint that is specifically designed for use on outdoor surfaces, such as wood, metal, concrete, or masonry. It is made with a solvent or thinner derived from petroleum, which helps to create a durable and weather-resistant finish that can withstand the elements. One of the main advantages of … Read more

Which exterior paints are not vapor permeable?

Most modern exterior paints are formulated to be vapor permeable, allowing water vapor to escape from the surface of the walls. However, some types of paint, such as oil-based paints or certain types of epoxy coatings, may not be as vapor permeable as other types of paint. Oil-based paints are generally less vapor permeable than … Read more