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inside coop paint, semi-gloss or flat?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by greenguys, May 12, 2009.

  1. greenguys

    greenguys Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2009
    is semi-gloss paint better for the coop interior because of the cleanup factor? Or, are they both just as hard to clean!? [​IMG]
  2. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    gloss to make cleaning easier
  3. greenguys

    greenguys Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2009
    thanks. I used to be an interior painter many years ago. So...I guess that means I'll be painting it all in flat first (to prime it) then going back with the semi-gloss a couple of times.

    I read somewhere that white keeps it cooler in the summer?

  4. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN
    My Coop
    White will certainly brighten it up and make it feel more open. The semi-gloss will be significantly easier to clean than flat. Methinks that flat paint is really hard to wash down. Also, I like to use oil-based primer when working with raw wood, but to each his own.

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