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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 »

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It is possible to paint with latex over enamel that is deglossed and primed. The key is to remove the glossy surface of the enamel paint. 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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