Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why

Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why

Oil and Water: Which paint, when and why? By Ian Richardson   In the past I have always used oil-based paints for woodwork, being very disappointed with my first attempts using water-based satinwood. The early paints I tried were of very poor opacity and gave a...
Water Based or Oil Based Paint – Gloss and Satin

Water Based or Oil Based Paint – Gloss and Satin

Water Based or Oil Based Paint – Gloss, Satin and Eggshell By Mike Cupit   As a professional decorator, I’m often asked whether you should use oil based, or water based paint on the woodwork in your home. Once upon a time it was a simple choice, now it isn’t so...