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Picking the Right Sheen for Your House Painting Project

Picking the Right Sheen for Your House Painting Project

We recently discussed a few ways to ensure that your exterior painting project lasts just as long as possible. If you missed the article, you can check it out right here.

Today, let’s focus on another important factor to consider during your interior or exterior house painting adventure: paint sheen.

What Is Paint Sheen, and Why Does It Matter?

Paint sheen refers to your paint’s level of gloss - is it shiny, or more flat? Each sheen has its own set of strengths and weaknesses, and you’ll encounter specific cases where one will stand out as the best option by far.

Matching the Right Paint Sheen To Your Surface

As you pick your sheen, here are a few questions to ask yourself:

Talk To a Professional House Painter About Your Painting Goals

Our best recommendation, especially if you’re dreaming of high-gloss finishes, is to contact your local painter to discuss your goals. And, if you live in the Northern VA area, we hope you’ll give us a call at Williams Professional Painting - we’re here to serve you!

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