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Antimicrobial Paint

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Bacteria-killing properties are moving paint beyond just aesthetics. Due to recent advancements in technology, paint can go beyond aesthetic benefits to perform a variety of tasks, such as killing harmful pathogens on painted surfaces, helping to reduce odors and improving indoor air quality. Understanding the difference between antimicrobial, antibacterial, and microbicidal is a great first step in that process. ANTIMICROBIAL When microbes, such as mildew and mold, grow on the painted surface, they can stain and deteriorate the paint film, thus reducing the coating’s integrity. Coatings that contain an antimicrobial can inhibit the growth of these microorganisms, protecting the film...
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