Thinking of going bold? Ready to change your kitchen paint color from bland to brilliant? Or maybe you’ve always wanted a bright red front door. Have no fear, you can do it! A colorful coat of paint is a great way to give your place a whole new look without breaking the bank. Just make sure you pick an interior or exterior paint that’s known for its superior quality like Glidden®. Glidden® paints are low odor and low-VOC so they’re better for you, your family and the environment. Glidden® paint formulas offer great features, like durability and a mildew-resistant coating, which means you've got great options whatever your paint job.
In simple terms, sheen refers to the glossiness of the paint finish. High gloss formulas will dry shiny and bold, probably not the best choice for a bedroom paint color that’s intended to be a relaxing oasis. And a soft delicate eggshell finish is likely to disappoint in a busy entryway that gets scuff marks from shoes on a daily basis. The section below defines the most common paint sheens and gives some suggestions of the best places to use them so you get the results you want from your paint job.