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Flat, satin or semi-gloss? These helpful tips will help you choose the right paint finish, whether you’re adding color to walls, ceilings or trim. | Pulte Homes

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from The Family Handyman

DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips

DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips: Apply this primer over old paint to reduce or prevent peeling.

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How to choose a paint finish: Flat paint: use for walls in living rooms, bedrooms, ceilings, or furniture. Eggshell: use for walls in hallways, dining rooms, kitchens. Satin: use for walls in bathrooms, or furniture. Semi-gloss: use for windows, trim, doors, and cabinetry. Great info to have.

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Paint Finishes. How to Use Paint. Paint Finishes. Where to use satin, semi-gloss, flat and high gloss paint. #Paint #PaintFinishes

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How to Choose the Right Paint Finish: Flat: Ceilings. Eggshell: Bedrooms, Living rooms, Dining rooms. Stain: Kitchen, Laundry Room, Bathrooms, Hallways. Semi-Gloss: Trim & Molding. Kitchen Cabinets. Doors. Woodworking. Gloss: Used often on furniture for a lacquered look.

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from Apartment Therapy

Matte & Satin Finish Painted Black Stripes — Color Therapy

I love the matte and satin stripes...so much less jarring than real stripes, and less obvious when you screw up!

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Choosing the righ paint finish. White Paint Finish: Flat: Low traffic areas. Eggshell: Moderate traffic. Satin: Moderate to high traffic. Semi-Gloss: High traffic. High Gloss: High traffic. Via Blackband Design.

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