How do paints for interior, furniture outdoor differ?

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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Jan 30, 2019

    Outdoor paints are made to be weather resistant and UV protection. Interior paints are not always moisture resistant or have UV protection.

  • Betsy Betsy on Jan 30, 2019

    Hi Jaime: Exterior paint contains more pigment. But the real difference between them can be found in the additives and the resin. ... Interior paint doesn't get rained on and will likely never be subject to a big freeze, so it is made with more rigid resins. There are exterior and interior paints for a reason. Exterior paints should not be used inside as the mildecides used are not designed for interior use and can cause respiratory problems in some people. ... In fact, an exterior paint can cause more harm than good when using it indoors. Different paints have different properties, and are formulated for different purposes. Interior paint is made to be scrubbed, resist staining, and allow cleaning. Exterior paints are made to combat against fading and mildew. Good luck and happy painting

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Feb 03, 2019

    Another difference is that exterior paint sometimes has a pesticide. Because of that, many paint experts will advise against using exterior paint indoors unless you have plenty of time to let the area air out.