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Home & Garden | Home Improvement | 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.

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Acoustic Paint

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.


Latex Paint

 Latex Paint

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. See more »

Alkyd Resin Paint

 Alkyd Resin Paint

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

Rubberbase Paint

 Rubberbase Paint

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. See more »

Textured Paint

 Textured Paint

Textured paint works well on ceilings and to cover up any flawed surfaces in your home. Learn more about this interior paint only at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Dripless Paint

 Dripless Paint

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

One-Coat Paint

 One-Coat Paint

Find out how to make sure what is advertised as a 'one-coat paint' truly is, with the help of this article. See more »

Acoustic Paint

 Acoustic Paint

Acoustic paint is designed for use on acoustical tiles. Learn more about this unique interior paint only at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Primers

 Primers

Using a primer is an important first step for most interior paint projects. Find out more about primers in this home improvement article. See more »