What Paint To Use
Once all the color choices are made, you have to decide what type of paint is best for the job. Follow these tips to make the best selections.
- Uses Comes in flat, satin and semi-gloss for walls, woodwork and trim. On bare surfaces use appropriate undercoat first.
- Durability For ultimate durability and scrub ability, use semi-gloss. For moderate durability and clean ability, use flat or satin.
- Cleanup Cleans up with water. A damp rag removes spills; soap and water cleans rollers, brushes and hands.
- Uses Comes in velvet or semi-gloss finish for woodwork and kitchen and bath walls. Provides a tough surface and covers well.
- Durability For ultimate durability, use semi-gloss. For moderate, use velvet.
- Cleanup Solvents such as mineral spirits are required.
Specialty Paints – All-Surface Enamel
- Uses deal for properly primed metal or wood such as furniture, decorative pieces and wrought iron.
- Durability Keeps a fresh look longer.
- Cleanup Cleans up with water.
- Uses Comes in alkyd or latex acrylic for interior and exterior floors.
- Durability Withstands repeated washing and high traffic.
- Cleanup Latex cleans up with water; alkyds clean up with mineral spirits.
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