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Is enamel-based paint good for humidity?
June 2, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Enamel-based paint with two painters

An enamel-based paint may be a good option for high humidity areas as it can help to resist moisture and wear. The ideal humidity level for most painting jobs is between 30 and 50 percent. If the humidity is too high, the paint will take longer to dry and may start to peel. If the humidity is too low, the paint will dry too quickly and may not adhere properly.

Enamel-based paints are typically more durable than latex-based paints, so they may be a good option for areas that experience high humidity levels.

At UCI Paints, we manufacture enamel-based paint that is made specifically to handle the humid conditions in Southern Florida. Here’s what you need to know.

What is enamel-based paint?

Enamel-based paint is a type of paint that is made with resins that dry to a hard, durable, and glossy finish. They are often used on metal surfaces, such as pipes and railing because they resist moisture and wear.

Enamel-based paints are also used for areas that require a high level of durabilities, such as kitchens and bathrooms. However, they can be difficult to apply and may require more than one coat.

Why is an enamel-based paint best for humid locations?