Types of Paint

There are many different types of paint to choose from. But how do you know which type is right for the job? These articles will help you navigate the paint aisle.


Latex paints have many benefits that include the ability to dry very quickly and they are easy to clean. Learn about latex paints with this helpful article.

Alkyd resin paint works well for trim, doors, and other high-traffic areas. Find out more about this interior paint in this helpful article.

Although expensive and strong smelling, rubberbase paint is great for concrete and brick. Learn more about this type of paint with the help of this article.

If you're after a finish that looks like stucco, or if you want an effective cover-up for flawed surfaces, textured-surface paint will do the job. Learn more about this interior paint in this article.

Ideal for ceilings, dripless paint is an alkyd resin paint that is known for its thickness. Learn about dripless paint here.

"One-coat paints" are a huge time saver when it comes to painting a room, kitchen or bathroom. Find out how to make sure what is advertised as a "one-coat paint" truly is, with the help of this article.

Acoustic paint is designed for use on acoustical tiles that help prevent sound waves from leaving a room. Learn more about this unique interior paint in this article.

Using a primer is an important first step for most interior paint projects. Find out how to choose the right primer and more in this home improvement article.