Insulating paint

tim45z10May 13, 2014

Has anyone tried the insulating paint additive? For reference, it is sold on amazon. It is supposed to help insulate a wall. Thank you for your help.
Tim

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graywings123

There is a long thread about this dating back to 2007 that you might want to read, in addition to any new information you may get with this thread.

Here is a link that might be useful: Insulating paint

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 10:23AM
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starraffy

oh this insulating paint is good.. where can we buy that? my father is painting our living room i guess i can suggest that.. is it less odor? i hate the smell of paint i just run our air purifier to lessen the odor, i'm actually looking for paint with less odor and this insulating paint is good as well..

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 12:22AM
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geoffrey_b

This was touted about 10 years ago. The hype lasted about 6 months. They claim it works by reflection - this is on the exterior of a building - reflecting the heat.

If this was anything more than marginally effective, everyone would be using it.

On the inside walls it's useless.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 11:17AM
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starraffy

I see.. thanks for the info Geoffrey! :) i thought we can have a paint with insulator and less odor.. i am actually looking for paint with less odor .. no other way just to let the odor fade away, open windows and run an electric fan or filter the air with a purifier to lessen the odor

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 12:23AM
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