Interior Painting Contractor: How to Choose The Correct Paint Finish

 Exterior Painting, home Painting, Interior Painting, Painting contractorFlat, gloss, semi-gloss, or eggshell, which finish is the right finish for your walls. The finish you choose should be based on the desired look and the wearability you want your surfaces to have.

Flat -Great for non-reflective appearances that help hide surface blemishes. A flat paint finish make walls appear smooth, and are easily cleaned with a damp sponge. Flat paint finishes are ideal for:

  • Adult Bedrooms
  • Dining Rooms
  • Formal Living Rooms
  • Ceilings

Satin -Satin paint finish has a slight gloss and offers a deeper, richer look. Satin paint finishes are great for high-traffic areas such as:

  • Halls
  • Woodwork
  • Children’s bedrooms
  • Family rooms

Semi-Gloss -The lustrous semi-gloss paint finish is durable and ideal for areas that are cleaned often. Semi-gloss paint finish is great for:

  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Utility area
  • Closet doors
  • Trim

Gloss -Gloss paint finish is a durable finish ideal for windows, doors and trim. Gloss paint finish are ideal for areas that you want to highlight. Gloss paint finishes are ideal for:

  • Wood trim
  • Cabinets
  • Doors
  • Furniture

Pearl- Pearl paint finishes offer a subtle shimmer that falls halfway between egg-shell and semi-gloss and has a lustrous finish to the touch.

Flat Enamel- Flat enamal offers a non-relfective sheen that hides some surface imperfections, but still offers some washability.

Matte- Matte paint finishes are great for hiding surface blemishes and helps make surfaces look smooth.

Egg-Shell- Egg-shell paint finishes are great for walls and provides a slight hint of shine while holding up pretty well to frequent cleaning.

Low-Luster- Low luster paint finishes offer a subtle sheen that is durable and cleans easily.

Medium-Luster- Medium luster paint finishes provide a higher gloss finish that is perfect for doors and trim.

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