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What are the uses and application of paints in Civil Engineering?
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Advantages and uses of applying paints

  1. To avoid cracks, fissures and air spaces on the surface of materials
  2. To avoid weathering
  3. To beautify the appearance and have durability.
  4. Painting protects wood from Ultra-Voilet degradation and simple erosion
  5. It seals into the wood the natural resins and oils.
  6. Retards penetration of exterior moisture into the wood surface and prevents its swelling.
  7. The primary function of any wood finish (paint, varnish, wax, stain, oil, etc.) is to  protect the wood surface, help maintain appearance, and provide cleanability.

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