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Most frequent questions and answers
For Interior we use
- Tractor Emulsion
- Premium Emulsion
- Royale Luxury
- Royale Shine
- Royale Aspira
- Royale Atmos
For Exterior we use
- Asian Ace
- Asian Apex
- Asian Apex Ultima
- Ultima Protect
Price starts from Rs. 8 for interior paints repainting and Rs.18 for fresh painting.
Price starts from Rs. 11 for repainting and Rs. 21 for exterior fresh painting
Kindly visit our pricing page to know the complete pricing details for your city
For royale varients (repainting) from Asian paints we use touch up putty, one coat of primer and 2 coat of paint will be applied by default and price is inclusive of touch up putty and primer. For Tractor and premium emulsion (repainting) the price per sqft will include only touch up putty and 2 coats of paint.
For all fresh painting, 2 coat of putty 1 coat of primer and 2 coat of paints are applied irrespective of whether its Royale or the normal paint variant.
For example, if you are going for tractor Emulsion fresh painting then it will cost you Rs. 18 (2 coat of putty Rs.8, 1 coat of primer is Rs.2 and 2 coat of paints will cost you Rs.8 so the total is Rs. 18 per sqft)
Distemper Paints: They are the basic paints in the hierarchy.They are non-washable and contains VOC compounds.They release fumes and are devoid of UV ray protection and anti-algae property. Distemper is commonly used in ceiling areas.
Emulsion Paints: Emulsions being water based, are compatible with most pigment and additive components. Hence, are available in a variety of finishes starting from basic matte finish to extremely smooth, elegant sheen finish. They Provide enhanced properties like mildew resistance, easy maintenance, a wide range of colors.Emulsions have lower VOC (volatile organic compounds) content than other paints.
Matte Finish: Matte finish provides smooth and clear look.It can be applied to walls along stairways, in dining rooms, family and living rooms and master bedroom areas.
Eggshell Finish: This is the preferred choice for rooms that receive a moderate amount of traffic. Any patches or stain can be washed away with a cloth. This finish is often used in baths, children’s bedrooms, living areas.
Satin Finish: Satin finish paints are probably the most commonly used finish, on both interior and exterior surfaces. They are the slightly shinier counterparts of eggshell finished paints
Semi-Gloss: Semi-gloss paint finishes are known for both their durability and wash ability. This finish is more reflective than satin but is not as shiny as gloss.
Gloss: They are at the epitome for providing the highest amount of durability and sheen. The highly washable paint can be used on cabinets and woodwork.
It depends upon the area of your house or apartment.Typically we take around 3 to 5 days to repaint an interior walls and upto 10 days(maximum) to paint the exterior walls(depends on the area).
The calculation is as follows:
Project type: 2BHK
BUA(Build up area): 1000 sqft
Carpet Area: 800 sqft
Wall area: 1040sqft(800*1.3)
Type of painting : Repaiting
For tractor emulsion(Rs.8 per sqft)-Rs. 8320/-
For Premium Emulsion(Rs.11per sqft)-Rs. 11440/-
For Royale Luxury(Rs.16 per sqft)-Rs. 16640/-
For Royale Shyne(Rs.18 per sqft)-Rs. 18720/-
For Royale Apira(Rs.22 per sqft)-Rs. 22880/-
Yes we do give warranty.
3 month standard warranty will be covered by default, for additional 3 months of extended warranty reach our customer support at 9108014423. Warranty will not be applicable for physical damage,dampness and seepage problem.
Yes, we do provide dedicated project managers for a single point of contact and coordination. The customer can coordinate with the project manager for any queries.
It depends on the type of paint you choose. For interior walls if the customer is using tractor or premium emulsion,it will last for 4 years and if the customers is going for royale varients from asian paints then it will last minimum of 7 to 8 years. For exterior walls.
Color Consultation will be charged Rs.1500/- per visit, and Rs.500 will be deducted in the final quotation, if the job is confirmed.As a standard procedure, customers has leverage to choose only up to 4 different colors (Interiors), every extra color will cost Rs.500/- on the final quotation.
The payment schedule is as given below:-
- 40% of advance payment to be released prior to the start of the job.
- 40% of 2nd Installment to be released after 1st coat of Paint.
- 20% of final Payment to be released after the QC.
Putty application is primary step for long lasting painting result. It’s very important if you are doing a fresh painting. Minimum 2 coats of putty is suggested .During repainting if your walls are in good condition putty need not be applied everywhere but touch up putty can be used where it is required.
Primer is mandatory for all the fresh painting which we undertake.It helps in adhesion of paint to the walls.For repainting primer is only suggested for Asian paints Royale varients.
If you want to make your wall paint degrade from a darker shade to a lighter shade,primer will be recomended.
Most frequent questions and answers
Grease On Walls
Clean The Grease Stains With A Solution Of 1/3 Cup Of White Household Vinegar With 2/3 Cup Of Water.
Dirt Build-up On Walls
To some extent, you can wash away this dirt by simply wiping the stains with a sponge. If the dirt is too deep then you can try Mr. Clean Eraser which is easily available in the market.
Marks Resulted From Crayons
You can try Toothpaste on such marks and most of the marks will be cleared off with this if not try erasing with an Eraser in a sober manner or swipe with a Baby Napkin or you can use Baking Soda in a sponge and give a tight rub.
Marker, Ink Or Any Other Stains
For stain from permanent marker try using a Cotton Ball Dipped In Alcohol and rub thoroughly.
Lit the scented candles.
Charcoals: Charcoal has an amazing property of absorbing paint smell and leaving your home odour free.
Coffee Beans: The best characteristics of coffee beans are that apart from absorbing the smell they release an soothing coffee aura entire the room.
Baking Soda: Place baking soda in bowl in the painted areas.
Water ,Lemon: Fill up a bucket of water and toss in a few sliced lemons. The water will absorb some of the solvents in the air, and the lemons will add a fresh, clean scent to the room
Conserve Left Over Paints With These Simple Tricks.
Stretch a piece of plastic wrap over the open paint can before closing the lid. This will create an additional seal to keep the paint fresh.
Keep the leftover paint in a cool dry area to keep it from spoiling and becoming unusable.
Label the lid of the paint can with the colour, brand, room it was used for, and the date it was opened.
Keep any and all contaminates out of the paint cans. Dirt, dust, oil, or just about any foreign particle or substance will contaminate your paint and make it unusable.
Keep it away from direct sunlight or near any inflammable object.
Turn the can upside down to allow the paint to create its own seal.
Ventilate the painting area
Keep the paints away from heat
Wear a respirator
Respirators are appropriate when the painting area cannot be adequately ventilated.
Protect the floors
Painting is a process which is bound to create a mess which can be avoided if taken certain measures. Use cloth drop cloths/canvas cloths to protect floors and not plastic as it tends to make the floor slippery.
Once a room is painted, give it at least two days to dry thoroughly before using it. In particular, children and pets should be kept away of the freshly painted room.
Spick and Span
Clean the area carefully and thoroughly once the work ends for the day.
Choice Of Exterior Paints: It is very important to choose good quality paints for your exterior as it helps in durability and also refrains seepage. The inferior quality paint is much prone to moisture build-up and creates patches on the interior wall surface and in turn, it leads to blistering or peeling of paints (read our blog about paint failures).
Paint Your Exteriors Before The Rain Hits: It is advisable to paint your house before the rainy seasons ideally between January to April. The water content or moisture in the walls remains for a longer time and that is the reason why the painting gets damaged even when it’s painted after the rainy season.
Check The Roof Or Walls For Any Cracks: Check the roof or walls for any cracks. If any crack is found repair it immediately. After repair, apply a coating of waterproofing compound over the roof/walls.
A Step Towards Waterproof paints: The markets are in with waterproof paints and are extremely useful for countering the rainy season.