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Antimicrobial Paint – Microbicidal Paint from Sherwin Williams

Ask Us About Sherwin Williams Paint Shield®

Paint Shield® by Sherwin Williams kills viruses and is also an anti-bacterial paint. Although traditionally used in hospitals and clinics, this paint is safe to use in one’s own home or anywhere else where microbe-fighting power is needed. This special paint kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, making it a great choice for some of the most high-traffic areas of the home such as the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room. Ultimately, though, this special paint is safe to use virtually anywhere, whether for commercial or residential use.

Where This Paint Is Often Used

  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Laundry Room
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Schools
  • Gyms

What Is Microbicidal Paint?

The term ‘microbicidal’ (or ‘antimicrobial’) refers to a substance that kills microbes. These microbes can range from bacteria to viruses. By giving your wall an antimicrobial coating, you are creating a protective barrier that fights microbes all day long. In fact, Sherwin Williams microbicidal paint can keep killing bacteria for up to 4 years after first application, even through repeated contamination and washing.

Tested, Tried, and True

In addition to being an effective way to kill viruses and bacteria within your home, Paint Shield® is the first-ever EPA-registered latex paint. The active ingredient, an ammonium compound, allows this powerful paint to maintain its antimicrobial properties over a long period of time. According to the Sherwin Williams website, ‘Paint Shield® underwent vigorous scrubbing tests and repeated exposure tests to make sure that when exposed to normal wear and tear, cleaning and scrubbing, it maintains its effectiveness (for up to four years when the integrity of the surface is maintained) and meets the high-quality standards of all Sherwin-Williams products.’

Let The Pros Paint Your Home

Making the choice to paint your home with antibacterial paint is an easy one when you know you can hire the pros to hat can do it for you! We’ll supply the paint, do all the handiwork in a timely manner, and leave you with a fresh batch of microbicidal paint on your walls that can last up to 4 years fighting viruses and bacteria. Having this extra layer of protection in your home can ease the anxiety of germs living within your home. Knowing that you are doing everything in your power to combat the existence of harmful bacteria is enough to consider using this special type of paint.


Quick Antimicrobial Paint Facts

Kills 99.99% of Viruses and Bacteria Lasts Up To 4 Years After Application Kills Microbes Within 2 Hours of Exposure


The Benefits of Latex Paint

The added benefit of this microbicidal paint is that it is a latex paint. This is a strong paint that stands up to wear and tear quite well. Here are some quick facts:

  • Fast drying time
  • Doesn’t yellow over time like oil-based paints
  • Easy application
  • Easy to touch up as needed
  • Non-flammable
  • Less cracking and peeling
  • Less fading over time