The best alternative to plain painted surfaces used to be wallpaper. But wallpaper is difficult to remove, and installing it requires a lot of prep work, not to mention the time spent on precision measuring, cutting, and hanging. Faux painting can have an effect that is just as dramatic, but it isn’t as much of a commitment. And painting is one of the least expensive ways to customize a space.
09 94 00 Decorative Finishing
This topic includes information related to decorative finishing applied during construction. Decorative finishing is applied to horizontal, vertical and overhead surfaces of an interior space. These surface finishes are not paint or high performance coatings. Texture, faux and multicolor finishes are commonly achieved with metallics, plasters, cementitious materials, in addition to other coating materials.