1. What does sheen mean?
It is a measure of how much light a paint reflects.
2. What produce white and brighter paint?
Higher percentage of TiO2 (titanium dioxide).
3. What is added to control the gloss in paint?
4. What is VOC?
Volatile organic chemicals.
5. What does make paint finish the harder and more durable?
higher percentage of acrylic resin.
6. Use of primers?
1. Latex - in most situation, over oil. 2. Alkyd - a difficult or chalky wall. 3. Stain-blocking primers: latex, alkyd, shellac (most effectiv).
7. 5 different sheens?
1. Flat. 2. Eggshells. 3. Satin. 4. Semigloss. 5. Gloss.
8. Use of flat paint?
Poor finish, not washable areas,
9. Use of eggshell paint?
Good for walls.
10. Use of satin paint?
Kitchen, bathroom, hallways, kid room, woodwork, trim.
11. Use of semigloss paint?
Woodwork, trim, cabinets, door, kitchen, bath.
12. Use of gloss paint?
Utility rooms, play room walls, trim that gets a lot of abuse.
13. What is saturation of color?
The purity of color: hue is synomic with color, tint is lighter and shade is darker.
14. What is color value?
A lightness or darkness of a color.
15. What are shades?
Mixture of hue (pure color) with black.
16. What are tints?
Mixture of hue (pure color) with white.
17. What are primary colors?
Red, blue, yellow.
18. What are secondary colors?
Colors fall midway betwen two primary colors (orange, violate, green).
19. What are tertiary colors?
Combination of primary and secondary colors (red-orange, red-violet, yellow-orange).
20. What are complimentary colors?
colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel (yellow - violet, red - green, blue - orange).
21. What are monochromic colors?
Shades and tints of a single color.
22. What are analogous colors?
Two colors adjacent to each other on the color wheel. One color dominates.
23. What are complimentary colors?
Two colors opposite each other on the color wheel.
24. What are triadic colors?
Three colors equidistant rom each other on the color wheel.
25. What are analogous colors with complementary accents?
Two adjacent colors combined with a third that is opposite either to of the first two.
26. Use of bristle brushes?
1. Natural - solvent base finishes. 2. Synthetic - water base finishes.
27. Use of gloves?
1. Cotton - when using sharp or abrasive tools. 2. Latex - when working with paint. 3. Neoprene - when handling solvents, strippers, or other hard chemicals.
28. Use of eyes protection?
1. Safety glasses - when working with tools. 2. Gagles - protect against dust and aerosol droplets when sanding, spraying or painting over head.
29. Wall paper remover mixture?
One cap of white vinegar per gallon of water.
30. How to remove the wall paper?
1. Perforate the wall paper with special tool. 2.Apply wall paper remover. 3. Wait 10 to 20 minutes to soak. 4.Peel so much wallpaper as you can by hand. 5. Spray the 2nd application of remover. 6. Let it soak. 7. Peel of the remaining wallpaper with 3" plastic scraper and plastic scruber (the curly kind).