How to choose the right type of paint for your walls?

To choose the right type of paint for your walls, consider the following factors:

  1. Surface type: Different paints are designed for specific surfaces such as drywall, wood, or metal.
  2. Surface condition: Consider if the surface is porous, smooth, glossy, or has been previously painted and choose a paint accordingly.
  3. Paint finish: Choose between a matte, eggshell, satin, semi-gloss, or high-gloss finish based on the desired look and durability.
  4. Room usage: Consider the intended use of the room, such as high traffic or damp areas, and choose a paint that is suitable for those conditions.
  5. Color: Choose a paint color that complements the room’s decor and lighting conditions.
  6. VOCs: If you are concerned about indoor air quality, choose a low or no VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint.
  7. Budget: Consider your budget and choose a paint that fits within your price range while still meeting your needs.

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and do a test patch to make sure the paint is compatible with the surface and that you are satisfied with the results.