Question: What Kind Of Paint Do You Use On Trim?

What kind of paint do you use on baseboards?

semi-glossA semi-gloss or high-gloss paint is usually the best choice for baseboards..

What kind of paint do you use on wood trim?

For an exterior prime wood window trim, acrylic or oil gloss paint is the best option. We recommend latex paint for indoor prime wood trim, such as the Rust-Oleum 285140. You can also use enamel paint, which is easy to clean, and makes the trim stand out from the wall paint.

What kind of paint do you use on doors and trim?

So pick paint with a gloss or semi-gloss finish, rather than flat or eggshell, for a surface that’s much easier to wipe clean. A glossier paint also makes doors and trim stand out beautifully against the flatter wall surface.

What is the best paint to use on trim?

The best paint finish for trim Semi-gloss is a great choice for these areas. A semi-gloss paint finish will read “shinier” than an eggshell. The shinier finish gives it more durability – making it even easier to clean with a harder dried film that is tougher and can take more wear and tear, but there’s a downside.