Transfer of both real estate and personal property. Alternately, the putting together of a group of properties to be sold together, possibly at a discount price because several items are bought in combination.
Opaque liquid coating, which is used to protect and preserve, surfaces both interior and exterior. Most paints are either latex or oil based and come in a huge variety of colors and tones. Paint consists of three parts; a thinner which give it a liquid appearance, a binder which binds the pigment particles and adheres to the surface, and the additives, which are added to give additional properties.
Luster or sheen of paint types.
High gloss - Commonly referred to as enamel, it has a high shine.
Semi-gloss - Slightly less shiny than high gloss.
Satin-flat - Slight sheen.
Flat Paint - No sheen or gloss, it is also known as matte.
Paints containing silicones, chlorinated waxes, polyvinyl chloride, casein, borax, etc. and other noncombustible substances which allow the paint to absorb the heat to reduce heat transfer while forming insulation pockets between the surface and the flame, melting into a glasslike form or producing nonflammable gases.
Mixture of varnish and certain types of fine metal flakes. Aluminum Paint, used to reflect light or to retain heat, consists of flakes of aluminum. Zinc primers allow the coating to conduct electricity to provide a certain amount of cathodic protection.
Cylinder shaped applicator, which is covered with an absorbent material and revolves on a handle to apply paint to a wall. The roller is dipped into the paint and, after the excess drips off, it is rolled up and down the wall.
Natural or synthetic bristle designed to hold and apply paint. Synthetic bristle brushes works best with latex and water-based paints because water is not absorbed as easily and causing the bristles to expand. Natural bristle brushes apply more smoothly.