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Can you use satin paint on stucco?
July 25, 2022 at 7:00 AM
Blue paint being rolled onto an empty white wall with an extended paint roller

Are you getting ready to paint your home? If you are, you may be asking yourself whether you can use satin paint on stucco. The answer is straightforward: no. These two paint types just don’t mix, which is what we’ll explain below.

At UCI Paints, we offer a variety of interior and exterior painting services for homes, condominiums, and homeowners associations throughout Fort Lauderdale and South Florida. Our products are guaranteed under warranty to withstand the harsh effects of our climate’s tropical sun, heat, humidity, moisture, mildew, and algae.

Below, you’ll find a full explanation of satin paint, when you should use it, and why it does not mix well with stucco exteriors.

What is satin paint?

Satin paint is an easy-to-clean, durable sheen that lets a paint color fully show through. This paint is glossier than eggshell finish paint but flatter than semi-gloss paint. It falls directly in the middle of interior and exterior paint sheens.

When should you use satin paint?

Satin paints work best for applications where cleanability and durability are essential. The paint can be used on select low-impact surfaces such as doors, windows, door casings, and window trim. It also works well in bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms, hallways, offices, and finished basements. If you want to avoid reflection, do not use satin paint on walls that receive a lot of direct sunlight.

Benefits of satin paint

Here are some of the