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What is eggshell enamel paint?

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Eggshell enamel is an interior paint finish that has a low sheen like the shell of an egg. This finish typically has only a slight gloss.

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Eggshell enamel does not collect dirt and grime as easily as other finishes and is very easy to wash. For this reason, eggshell is a popular choice for high-traffic areas of a home.

Eggshell enamel is one of several options of paint finishes available. Other finish options include matte, flat, satin and gloss. Color sample swatches are usually available at paint retailers to compare and select the right finish style for the room that needs to be painted.

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