The Different Types of Paint

Know what to look for when selecting paint for your particular application



When selecting among the many different types of paint to use, you're undoubtedly going to have some questions.

For example, you may want to know the difference between latex, and oil based paint, the different levels of sheen that are available, and, is the paint durable enough to withstand dirty handprints, grease, dirt, etc.

In this section, we'll examine the qualities of the different paints and primers, so that you will have a better understanding of what to use in your home, and when to use it.



Let's begin with the basic differences between latex, and oil-based paint.


Here's a look at the different types of primer available, and what it's used for. Also, check out the great examples of when to use certain primers for specific situations.


Here are other specific durable types of paint that can be used for exterior applications as well as the interior.


Lastly, let's take a look at what is meant by the sheen


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