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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

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    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

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    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?

    thanks.
    Greg
     
  4. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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