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From flat to gloss, both latex and oil/alkyd paints offer a full range of finishes. The sheen you choose is based on the final look and wearability you want to achieve.

Flat - Its matte appearance softens a room and helps hide surface blemishes, making walls look smooth. This finish, which cleans easily with a damp sponge, is ideal for:

  • Adult bedrooms
  • Dining rooms
  • Formal living rooms
  • Ceilings

Browse paints available in Flat/Matte Finish (currently: Browse paints available in Gloss/ High Gloss Finish)

Satin - With its slight gloss, this finish offers the benefits of a flat finish with added cleanability. It works best for high-traffic areas such as:

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

Browse paints available in Satin/Eg-Shel Finish

Semi-Gloss - This lustrous, durable finish is perfect for areas that get cleaned frequently, such as:

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

Browse paints available in Semi-Gloss Finish

Gloss - This extremely hard and shiny finish provides a rich, smooth luster and is excellent for:

  • Wood trim
  • Cabinets
  • Doors
  • Furniture

Browse paints available in Gloss/ High Gloss Finish

Flat Enamel- A nonreflective appearance that helps conceal surface imperfections while providing some washability.

Matte- This flat finish is great for hiding surface imperfections, while its angular shine helps make walls smooth and washable

Eg-Shel- Great to use for walls, eg-shel finish has a slight hint of shine and holds up better to cleaning.

Low-Lusture-
A smooth, subtle sheen that's durable and easy to clean.

Medium-Lustre- This higher-gloss finish is perfect for doors and trim.

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