Interesting Facts About Paint and Painting Projects
Although it’s such a popular product, paint rarely receives the credit it deserves. I bet that there are many things about paint that you don’t know. For instance, do you know how residential paint was first applied? Or, do you know why and when lead-based paints were banned?
Paint colors can strongly influence your mood.
The first paint application was a cave drawing.
Oil-based paints are hazardous and should be disposed of properly, while latex-based paints are recyclable.
It takes 570 gallons of paint to cover the exterior of the White House.
The Golden Gate Bridge has been the same color since it was made. The color is called International Orange.
Over 1.6 billion gallons of paint are sold in the States each year.