Exterior paint on interior wall?

Old 04-11-14, 09:57 PM
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Exterior paint on interior wall?

Is there a downside to using exterior house paint inside the house? I'm going to paint a new prehung interior door and some trim. I have a spare can of Sears Weatherbeater Satin exterior house paint that's the right color. Is this a good idea?
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Sure. Saves some money
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Exterior paints are formulated different than interior coatings. To make them better withstand the elements they generally don't dry to as hard a film. Also there are stricter regs on the outgassing of interior coatings.

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