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Can you mix flat and eggshell

Posted by kashka_kat (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 13, 13 at 16:34

That's my question - can you mix two different sheens.

I tried it once and the sheen was uneven - shinier in some places - so I'm thinking I could mix them in a can and have the paint store shake it up. But is there any reason I should nt do it? Im assuming chemically they are the same except for the stuff added to make the paint flat. But maybe that's not true?


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RE: Can you mix flat and eggshell

You can do it and it works fine. Mix them good mechanically or with a power mixer. Make sure you mix enough though. Also you should use the same brand


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RE: Can you mix flat and eggshell

yes.


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