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EXPLAINING THE VARIOUS LEVELS OF DRYWALL FINISHES

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There are six finish levels for drywall surfaces, used for walls, ceilings, or other drywall construction, that are defined by the major drywall construction, painting, and manufacturing trade associations. The levels are numbered from 0 to 5. These levels define, in detail, exactly what a certain level of finish means and must be so that there is no vagueness in the meaning of a finish. When you ask for a certain finish level, you get it. From GA 214-96 and

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SURFACTANT LEACHING IN EXTERIOR LATEX PAINTS

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The issue of surfactant leaching can also be known as streak staining, weeping, exudation, surfactant staining, and other similar names. This is known to occur with exterior latex paints when the environmental conditions cause the water-soluble components of the paint to be extracted and concentrated in deposits on the paint surface. Surfactant leaching is more readily apparent visually with accent colors, especially deep and dark colors, but it can also happen with light colors and whites, especially with tans and

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WHAT ARE VOCS IN PAINT, AND ARE MORE OR FEWER OF THEM PREFERRED

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Note: this post was originally written by Daniel DiClerico and posted to Consumer Reports News on April 28th, 2008 At my local home center, I’m seeing more interior paints whose cans say that the finishes have few or no VOCs. What are VOCs, and what do the numbers mean? The seal has definitely been broken on the issue of VOCs, or “volatile organic compounds,” in paint. You can expect to see more brands touting their virtuous VOC content. VOCs are

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