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Glidden Premium Satin (Home Depot) Reviews
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
The Glidden Premium Satin (Home Depot) Paint has the following features:
Resists cracking, Resists color change, Resists dirt and VOCs (grams/liter).
Valspar Signature Matte (Lowe's) Reviews
Summary: This is the premium mid-priced paint sold at Lowe's. It is self-priming and environmentally friendly (low VOCs).
The Valspar Signature Matte (Lowe's) Paint has the following features:
Kilz Casual Colors Satin Reviews
Summary: This mid-priced paint that was previously sold at Walmart, but now is sold mainly through independent hardware retailers may be difficult to find. It is environmentally friendly (low VOCs).
The Kilz Casual Colors Satin Paint has the following features:
Sherwin-Williams Emerald Matte Reviews
Summary: This premium, but pricey, paint is sold at Sherwin Williams Paint stores It is self-priming and environmentally friendly (low VOCs).
The Sherwin-Williams Emerald Matte Paint has the following features:
True Value EasyCare Ultra Premium Semi-Gloss Reviews
Summary: This budget priced paint is sold at some True Value retailers. It is environmentally friendly (low VOCs) and presently being reformulated to 0 VOCs.
The True Value EasyCare Ultra Premium Semi-Gloss Paint has the following features: