Is gloss paint more durable than satin?

Is gloss paint more durable than satin?

There's a basic rule of thumb to follow when choosing paint sheens: The higher the sheen, the higher the shine — and the higher the shine, the more durable it will be. Flat paint has no shine; high-gloss is all shine. In between are eggshell, satin, and semi-gloss, each with its own practical and decorative job to do.

Which is better gloss or satin paint?

A: Flat, eggshell and satin paint are best for interior walls, whereas semi-gloss and gloss paint are best for trim and woodwork.

Is satin finish shiny?

There are 4 levels of hardwood floor finish sheens: Matte, Satin, Semi-gloss, Glossy (from least shiny to most shiny). The sheen measures how shiny or glossy your floor's finish is. … The glossier you go, the more light reflects off the floors.