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Enamel paint is a high-gloss oil-based paint that is typically used on hard, non-porous surfaces such as metal, whereas acrylic paint is a chemical-based paint that is best used on porous and outdoor surfaces due to its ... More »

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Enamel paint is a type of paint with a hard, glossy and opaque finish. Historically, the term meant it was a paint with an oil base and high gloss finish. More »

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To paint over enamel you must first degloss the surface and apply latex primer. The required supplies are drop cloths, soap, water, a large sponge, a bucket, cleaning gloves, masking tape, paint brushes, deglosser, latex... More »

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Paint metal surfaces with anti-rust enamel or multipurpose enamel paint, followed by an anti-rust enamel top coat. Bare metal surfaces should be free of rust, dirt and grease before priming and painting. More »

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Acrylic paints are safe to use on wood surfaces. Due to their flexibility and durability, paints formulated with acrylic latex resins are often favored over oil- or alkyd-based paints for use on projects involving wood. More »

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Acrylic paint can be used on most surfaces, including metal. Acrylic paint is highly versatile and can achieve a wide variety of effects. Due to its low price and quick dry time, it is a very popular type of paint. Metal... More »

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Metal surfaces can be painted with various types of paints depending on the type of metal, but if it is an aluminum surface, then a water-based acrylic paint should be used. Copper and bronze surfaces use oil or acrylic ... More »

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