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What are the differences between water based coatings and chemical based coatings?
There are many differences between water based coatings and chemical based coatings. The main differences between the two include:
- water based coatings dry fast and do not smell unlike chemical based coatings
- water based coatings do not experience a mold or mildew affect over time
- water based coatings have a more vibrant color profile compared to chemical based coatings
- water based coatings are not flammable compared to chemical based coatings
In additional to the differences listed below, you should read our article on the Benefits of Water Based Coatings to learn why water base coatings are the way to go when choosing a coating for your next project.
Will my product dry fast since it’s a water based product?
Yes, water based coatings and stains naturally dry fast due to the fact that they have a water based and evaporate at a faster pace compared to other coating product such as chemical based coatings.
Do your water based coating products experience the same mold and mildewing affect that chemical based coatings experience over a period of time?
No, all of our water based coating products are extremely durable and do not mold or mildew over time.
Does water based coatings provide a better color profile after application?
Yes, our water based coating products provide a much more vibrant color profile than the traditional, chemical based coating products. Additionally, not only is the color profile more vibrant, it also lasts longer compared to other types of coating products.
Does your water based coating products smell like a strong chemical and will a face mask be needed?
No, all of our water based coating and stain products do not have a strong chemical odor. However, although our products are not chemical-based and do not have a strong, chemical-like odor, we still recommend that you use a face mask when using our products to help protect your face from any unexpected splashing that may occur while working with and moving our products.
Are your products flammable or combustive?
No, all of our water based coating products are non-flammable and are also non-combustable. Regardless, we still recommend that you take extreme care with our products to ensure that you do not experience any unexpected problems, such as leaving our products in the extreme heat or under sunlight for a prolonged period of time.
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