What Paint to Use?

nu_homeownerOctober 12, 2010

Looking for recommendations on paint.

I am painting a wooden entryway (exterior). I stripped off about 4 coats of paint to the bare wood, applied 2 coats of primer and caulk (where needed). The primer was zinser 1,2,3.

Any suggestions as to what type and brand of paint i should use? Thanks in advance...

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Faron79

Well...ya started off with a stud primer!
(stay with a top-notch, Satin-latex at least sheen)

There's lotsa good paints out there.
What retailers are in your area?
Smaller paint-shops sometimes have the best paints.

Faron

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 11:41AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
totsuka

I had to paint my wood fence and used Porter Paints. They were very helpful with the selection of paint, how to put it on etc...the job turned out very well. I have used this brand in the past when I painted my other home and will use them again.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2010 at 5:31PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
why does the cut in on walls look darker than the rolled walls?
Im a designer and the painter I use tells me this happens...
Michael Taylor Interiors
Just painted kitchen cabinets, now the paint is easily peeling.
My kitchen cabinets had a natural, grainy wood finish....
iris_bulb
Advice on what to expect with exterior house painting job
I plan on getting estimates from 3 painters to paint...
spunkybelle
Living room and game room paint colors!! Help please!!
Hello everyone, I just bought my house and I need help...
fabbyar79
What color wall paint to go with Blooming Prairie Quilt?
Here is photo of daybed with the set I just purchased....
hyperchickmom
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™