If you’re considering painting your home or business in Tampa, it’s important to understand the difference between matte and satin paint finishes. Both finishes have their own unique features and are suitable for different types of spaces.

Matte Finishes

also known as flat finishes, have a low gloss percentage and do not reflect much light. This makes them great for hiding surface imperfections and are easy to apply to larger surfaces due to their high pigment content. However, they can be more challenging to clean and are best suited for areas with less foot traffic.

Satin Finishes

on the other hand, have a slightly higher gloss percentage and are more durable and easier to clean. They are suitable for a variety of spaces, both inside and outside, and are especially useful in high-traffic areas. However, they do not hide imperfections as well as matte finishes and require more skill and care during application.

When deciding which finish to use, consider the function of the space and the level of traffic it receives. Matte finishes are a good choice for bedrooms and ceilings, while satin finishes are suitable for dining rooms and other areas with medium to heavy traffic. For areas like kitchens, bathrooms, or children’s rooms, a semi or high-gloss finish may be a better option.

At Tampa Painting Services, we offer a wide range of painting options to suit your needs

Hard Rock Painting Services offers residential and commercial painting for Tampa, Hillsborough, and Pinellas County. Exterior painting, including priming, sealing, plaster & drywall service, pressure washing. We paint interiors, including ceilings, walls, trim, baseboard, fireplaces, mantels, paneling, wainscoting, doors, and windows. We offer wallpaper removal, caulking, staining and varnishing, refinishing, texturing, specialty finishes, and more. We are licensed and insured.

Contact us today to schedule your painting project and transform your space with the perfect finish.

Call us at 813-518-022