3 Best Paint Types for Interior Wood Shutters 3 Best Paint Types for Interior Wood Shutters

The 3 best paint types for interior wood shutters is latex enamel, oil based enamel, and water based epoxy enamel. Each of the three maintain great attributes, each of the three have some faults. This guide will inform you of attributes as well as the faults each of the 3 paint types. It will also give some brief instructions for their application method.

Latex Enamel

Latex enamel is probably the most versatile paint available on the market. It can be brushed, rolled, sprayed and applied in any step of a faux finish. It has great durability, scrub-ability and versatility. The only fault is its inability to build a smooth flawless finish.

Oil-Based Enamel

Oil-based enamel is not as versatile as its water-based counterpart latex enamel although. it can be brushed, rolled, sprayed and applied in any step of a faux finish as well. It can build the smoothest,  most shiny finishes of any paint type. The fault of oil-based enamel is over time it will yellow.

Water-Based Epoxy Enamel

Water-based epoxy enamel has been a technological breakthrough in the painting industry. This product gives the unconditional durability of an epoxy-based product, but is an easy clean up and is environmentally friendly. It is user-friendly for it can be brushed, rolled, sprayed and applied in any step of a faux finish as well. The only fault it has is it does not build to a flawless finish.

Application of paint to interior wood shutters can be done using any method. Knowing what the pros and cons of each of the 3 paints available will help you to choose the one that's right for you.

 

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