High-gloss paint can be painted over by sanding it down first. A coat of primer will also help the new paint stick. More »

When painting tile, purchase a tile painting kit to ensure the paint adheres to the surface of the tile. Use the list that is included in the kit to gather the necessary tools for the project. Before applying the paint, ... More »

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Some techniques for painting ceramic tile include using a special primer such as XIM 400 that’s designed to bond with ceramic tile. It’s also possible to sand ceramic tile or rough its surface with a muriatic-acid-based ... More »

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Eggshell is a less glossy paint than satin, with a 10 to 25 percent gloss compared to satin's 25 to 36 percent gloss. Paints are classified into different categories of sheen, and eggshell and satin paint both fall on th... More »

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To make a flat paint surface glossy, the best solution is to paint over it using a clear gloss paint. The resulting finish is glossy and shiny. More »

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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Make an oil paint suitable for painting wood by mixing linseed oil with a powdered pigment and a solvent, such as turpentine or a citrus thinner. Minerals, iron oxides or pigments extracted from plants and insects may gi... More »

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