Adding a gloss to a low luster paint.

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Amy Howell Staff asked 2 years ago

I have painted an exterior door with exterior low luster latex paint. It is showing scuff marks. Can I add anything to make the paint more glossy or durable before I continue painting other doors?

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JT Creations, LLC Staff answered 7 years ago

Following the advice that glossy surfaces tend to show scuffs more than low lusters I would recommend maybe a kick plate for the lower portion of your door. Other than that, you will need to switch to an alkyd type finish for added durability.

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