Oil Based Satin Paint. Oil-based paint is pretty much impervious to water so youll have to use paint thinner or mineral spirits to clean your brushes. Oil based is best in terms of durability BUT 1 you need to be careful pick a brand that wont yellow I recommend Sikkens and 2 it.
Similarly can you apply semi gloss polyurethane over satin. But if youre looking for a tough enameled satin semi-gloss or glossy finish that withstands outdoor exposure theres no substitute. Alkyd is a long-lasting paint that tends to be more durable than water-based emollients.
Farrow and ball making my decision if I choose oil based.
That said even though its harder to find oil based paint the decorator still uses oil based paint 99 of the time - not sure whether this is habitold school or he thinks its a superior product. Oil-based paint is pretty much impervious to water so youll have to use paint thinner or mineral spirits to clean your brushes. Oil Base Satin Enamel Paints For Interior And Exterior Surfaces Behr. Temperature swings and expansion of the surface eventually breaks the harder paint film of an oil-based paint.