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Every finish has different attributes that make it ideal for different rooms. Understanding them is key to making walls look their best.

FLAT

Flat finish is excellent for low traffic areas and for ceilings because of its low reflectivity.

  • Soft, elegant appearance
  • Washable
  • Hides imperfections
  • Easy touch-up
VELVET

Velvet is a popular soft, elegant finish commonly found in foyers, hallways, dinning rooms and living rooms.

  • Elegant Finish
  • Minimizes imperfections
  • Washable
  • Scrubbable
  • Burnish resistance, maintains finish uniformity
  • Stain resistance
EGGSHELL

Eggshell is a durable, smooth finish commonly found in children's bedrooms, and other high traffic areas.

  • Elegant Finish
  • Minimizes imperfections
  • Washable
  • Scrubbable
  • Burnish resistance, maintains finish uniformity
  • Stain resistance
MID-SHEEN

Mid-Sheen is a very versatile finish with a subtle sheen.

  • Provides a washable and scrubbable finish
  • Burnish resistant, maintains sheen uniformity
  • Stain resistant
SATIN

Satin is an attractive finish offering superior stain resistance and washability, ideal for any high traffic area.

  • Low finish
  • Provides excellent washable finish
  • Burnish resistance, maintains finish uniformity
  • Outstanding stain resistance
  • Good mildew resistance
SEMI-GLOSS

Semi-Gloss is a moderately glossy finish perfect for trim, doors, cabinets, kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Shiny finish
  • Provides excellent washable and scrubbable finish
  • Burnish resistance, maintains finish uniformity
  • Excellence stain resistance
  • Great mildew resistance
GLOSS

Gloss is a reflective finish commonly used for trim, doors, cabinets, kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Hard and shiny film
  • Excellent washability
  • Excellent scrubbability
  • Burnish resistance, maintains finish uniformity
  • Excellent stain resistance
  • Excellent mildew resistance