Mentioned in this article are dry erase paint shopping tips and tricks, that will help you buy the right kind of product. Read on…
When looking at dry erase paint reviews online you will come across many products, which say they do a job of dry erase style paint which is similar to dry erase boards, however, all products work in different ways. Hence, before you decide on any product, you need to weigh the pros and cons of each product properly. The safest and best way to test such a product is to order for samples of the product, and try them out on a wall surface to test if what the manufacturers are claiming is true or not.
How Does it Work?
To create a dry erase board surface one has to paint the wall with the dry erase paint. One can draw illustrations, make notes, make a to do list, leave messages, plan strategies, etc., on such a surface. The possibilities of using these surfaces are many, however, what is important is to see if these surfaces are really erasable, and hence getting a sample product to test the product yourself is a good idea.
The three most competing products you will see on the internet are IdeaPaint, Rust-Oleum Dry Erase Paint, and Dry Erase-Plus. All the products display their results which are very impressive and especially impressive of IdeaPaint, so let us discuss IdeaPaint first.
IdeaPaint comes in different colors and is quite easy to use. You can use it to paint on walls, wooden surfaces, and even on plastic sheet covers of notebooks. The manufacturers say that you can use it on walls, tables, office walls, playrooms, hallways, doors, refrigerator, furniture, laundry room, cabinets, storage containers, etc. It comes in a box and it takes only one coat to create a dry erase painted surface. Also, one doesn’t need to get rid of it while doing a new paint job. So, you just need to repaint over the surface and you will have a new looking wall. IdeaPaint can even be used on chalkboard paint. Also, it is formaldehyde-free and doesn’t leave noxious smell during painting. This dry erase wall paint comes in 10 different colors, so one can have more choice and doesn’t have to stick to the typical whiteboard look.
Another product is Rust-Oleum Dry Erase Paint which helps to create a whiteboard area. A box can cover an area of 7′ by 7′. This product can be used on drywall, Masonite, wood, cement, metal, and other interior surfaces. It contains a part A and B which mixes readily for paint. It should be allowed to dry for 2 days, before you use it as a dry erase surface. However, there aren’t much positive reviews of this product on the Internet and the paint is runny.
There are certain problems associated with this paint, and hence many recommend instead of going with dry erase board paint, one should go for the old-fashioned real dry erase boards. Also, dry erase board cleaners can be made with homemade recipes, and are very effective in cleaning the dry erase board. You can find a magnetic dry erase paint. One such product is Dry Erase-Plus, which you can order in a size you prefer. This product has many features like it accepts tape or magnets, is easy to read at any angle, and comes in various sizes, etc. It also comes transparent, so you don’t have to worry about your home decor. It can let the wall color see through. It also offers a clean erase and is affordable.
This was all about dry erase type of paint and board, so weigh the pros and cons properly before you decide on buying the paint or board which works as a dry erase surface. Good luck!