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Trying to match an existing enamel trim color. The new paint

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Trying to match an existing enamel trim color. The new paint is glossy. Is there a way to knock down the gloss without repainting?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

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You can try a de-glosser product like the one linked below. These products are typically used to prep a painted surface for repainitng but it could work in your situation. I'd try it in an inconspicuous spot first to see if it gives you the results you want. It won't de-grade the paint only the glossy finish

http://www.lowes.com/pd_622065-78-QJSD210___?productId=50298105&pl=1&Ntt=de+glosser

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Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

There is an additional charge for a phone call. I'm not sure what I can add over the phone. We can continue here if you like or let me know if you need to talk to me

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