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Primer: A primer is a preparatory coating applied to surfaces by professional painters and decorators before painting to ensure proper adhesion of the paint and enhance the durability of the final finish.
Primers are specifically formulated to help seal porous surfaces, cover stains, and even out the texture of the surface. For example, when painting a wooden surface, a wood primer is applied to help the paint adhere better and provide a more even, long-lasting finish.
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Gloss: A gloss finish is a high-sheen, reflective paint finish that provides a smooth, mirror-like surface. It is commonly used […]