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Different Types of Paint

Paint finishes

Matte Finish flat finish or wall paint,

  • Interior paint with a matte surface
  • Used on interior wall.
  • Excellent to camouflage small wall bumps, cracks, or other imperfections because the finish does not reflect light.

Flat Enamel

  • a paint with a durable flat, matte finish.
  • Good for powder rooms and halls,
  • Holds up to occasional cleaning.

Eggshell Finish

  • A slight hint of shine or gloss,
  • good for walls
  • Holds up to cleaning.

Satin Finish

  • A smooth, velvety look with a bit more gloss.
  • used for windows, doors, trim, or ceilings,
  • Sometimes used as wall paint. (Useful for kids’ room walls, kitchens, or bathrooms, busy areas).
  • Holds up to cleaning and light scrubbing.

Semi-Gloss

  • Used on doors, trim, and cabinets in kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Easily cleaned

Glossy

  • Shiny finish.
  • Used for cabinets, trim, and furniture in formal and contemporary settings

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