Anti Microbial paint can be used during the manufacturing process to make the surface resistant to microbes. Antimicrobial additives are generally used easily and cost-effectively into all types of solvent, water, and oil-based paints or powder paints.
What is Antimicrobial Paint?
As mentioned, antimicrobial paints are specially made to make the surface resistant to microbes. Scientifically proven antimicrobial paint provides long lasting and effective protection against harmful bacteria, mold, fungi, and viruses. These types of paints are really helpful as they help you minimize staining, bad odors, and material degradation on any type of surface they are applied to. Once the antimicrobial additives are mixed with the paint, it will not leech, cause discoloration, or affect the final finish. Modern antimicrobial paint technology will last longer and make the surface more durable.
Use of Antimicrobial Paint:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and many other paint manufacturers have taken serious steps to fine-tune antimicrobial coatings to prevent bacteria growth. Although antimicrobial paints were mainly used for hospitals and medical equipment, nowadays it appears that these types of paints have started to make a bigger entry to into U.S. homes. Therefore, more paint manufacturers are now offering germ resistant antimicrobial paint to be used for household items such as refrigerator, stoves, ovens, and other appliances as well.
Benefits of Antimicrobial Paint:
The most important reason why antimicrobial paints are used in Hospitals and modern homes is that they keep the surfaces as safe and clean as possible. Antimicrobial paints are specially formulated material that mainly contains an antimicrobial agent. The antimicrobial content actually diminishes the ability of microorganisms to grow.
These types of paints not only prevent bacteria growth but they also prevent mold and mildew growth. These types of paints help prevent microbes while still maintaining an aesthetically beautiful atmosphere. This type of paint also offers a very durable surface that can withstand and most important wear and tear that occurs in your home.
The antimicrobial additives that are infused within the paint not only reduce surface bacterial growth but also prevent the contaminants in the air and reduce 99% of all common pathogens. They also help the surface last longer and increase the lifespan of the paint product.
It is important to keep in mind that antimicrobial paints should always be applied properly by an expert commercial painter. Professional painters know how to properly apply the antimicrobial paint in a hospital or home environments and can provide you with the best results.