How to Paint a Car Flat & Clear?

Answer There are always new trends popping up in the world of custom painted vehicles. One "modern" trend actually originated decades ago, and that is flat paint. Old hot rods were painted with a flat pai... Read More »

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Can I Paint Flat Paint Over Freshly Painted Satin Paint on Interior Walls?

Do-it-yourselfers can paint over walls coated with freshly applied satin paint. However, they should understand a few points before they begin, or they are likely to end up with peeling or bleed-th... Read More »

Can I paint flat paint over freshly painted satin paint on interior walls?

On One Hand: Sheen FactorsFlat and satin paint possess two different qualities referred to as the sheen of the paint. IndoBase describes the sheen as, "the amount of light reflected off the painted... Read More »

Does exterior satin paint last longer than flat paint?

Exterior paint comes in flat, satin or semi-gloss. Flat paint is good for hiding imperfections, and satin paint is easier to clean. Satin finish, also called eggshell, is more durable and resilient... Read More »

Can you mix semi gloss paint with a flat paint to make satin?

Yes you can. Will it be identical to factory sheen? No. But it will cut the semigloss sheen down. It is your custom paint. And yes, you can go over the other stuff you have already put... Read More »