Enamel paints are oil-based, and they provide a hard and glossy finish. Latex paints dry more quickly, but they typically do not last as long. More »

The biggest difference between lacquer and enamel paint is that lacquer is a coating and enamel paint is a paint meant for coloring. Now, however, both lacquer and enamel paint can be used interchangeably. More »

Polyurethane can be used over enamel paint, which often provides a harder finish than latex-based paints. For best results enamel paint should be allowed to dry for three to seven days before applying the finish. More »

One difference between latex and acrylic paint is that latex paint typically uses some type of rubber as the resin for the paint with water as the solvent. Acrylic paint is completely water-based and made from pigment mi... More »

Food-safe paints include Porecelaine 150 used for painting ceramic dishes, Old Fashioned Milk Paint used for historical reconstructions and plaster and Gondola Enamel paint used for grape crushers and wine-making equipme... More »

The best paints for painting wrought iron are those that are compatible with the primer and are resistant to chemicals and weathering to protect the substrate and the primer, such as baked phenolic and oil-based or alkyd... More »

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You can eliminate odor by adding vanilla extract to your latex paint before applying it to your walls. Gather your paint, a screwdriver, a hammer, a bottle of vanilla extract and a painter?s stick. This process takes abo... More »