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There are many different types of textured paints on the market. Some of the most common examples include self-mixing paint, premixed textured paint and smooth textured paint. Aside from these common types, there are oth... More »

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Giving painted surfaces the appearance of stone or marble, suede, sandstone, sponging or a chalkboard is possible with the use of different interior paint faux finishes. With the proper instruction and preparation, faux ... More »

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Some examples of faux finishes include trompe l'oeil, strie, marble, ragging and Venetian plaster. Faux finishes can be applied to many different types of surfaces to emulate various materials, such as marble and wood, f... More »

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Giving painted surfaces the appearance of stone or marble, suede, sandstone, sponging or a chalkboard is possible with the use of different interior paint faux finishes. With the proper instruction and preparation, faux ... More »

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Exterior acrylic latex and elastodynamic paints are suitable for outdoor brick surfaces, while gloss and semi-gloss sheen selections provide the advantages of easy cleaning and texture highlighting. Stain is a non-paint ... More »

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The types of paint good for wood include water-based acrylic, latex and enamel paints. For best results, the person should prepare the wood surface well before painting. Unlike other materials, wood is porous, and that m... More »

Acrylic, polyurethane, epoxy and polyester exterior paints are suitable for fiberglass doors. Proper preparation and priming are also necessary. Oil-based and melamine paints and lacquers are ineffective on fiberglass su... More »