A paint job done by you can be the perfect way to liven up any room in your House; It will cost you much less than hiring a professional, and you might find it very rewarding. But to show off and resembling his work really done by a professional, you must know some techniques and secrets. Today we will focus on the different types of finishing, so that you yourself can draw their own conclusions about the advantages and disadvantages of each of them. Matte finish: This type of finish is used for interior surfaces. It may be semi-gloss or matte. Note that this type of finish will not hide small protrusions from the wall, cracks and other imperfections.
However, you can touch up scratches and marks to perfection. Egg shell finish: Has a touch of brightness or resounding brightness, which is ideal for walls that are cleaned frequently. Satin finish: It has a soft, velvety appearance, with a little more than shine and is best used for Windows, doors, moldings and ceilings. Can also be used for the fourth of the children, the walls of the room, kitchens, bathrooms and areas with heavy traffic, since it can withstand the occasional cleaning and washing. Glossy finish: This type of finish has a similar quality to the reflection of the synthetic enamel or plastic, and is very suitable for cabinets, moldings and furniture of very formal or contemporary style. It can be used in a small area such as a wall in a room in which you want to focus attention (accent wall). Note that careful preparation and sanding of the surface is necessary to paint because the surface imperfections are magnified with a glossy finish.