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Repainting exterior door frame - gloss or not?

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Mosling Fri 07-Aug-15 20:11:25

Finally painting over the cracked and elderly front door frame and remember that threads say modern white gloss yellows. Is this true of exterior gloss too? Should I be looking at an exterior eggshell or something?

It's a mixture of old cracked gloss and new pine (primed with knot blocker primer) where there was some rot.

PigletJohn Sat 08-Aug-15 00:15:19

gloss oil paint does not yellow where it can see sunlight.

It is harder wearing and easier to keep clean than eggshell, which is an indoor paint.

rumred Sat 08-Aug-15 07:56:44

Definitely gloss. I've got an off white on my external woodwork. Looks better for longer than white in my opinion

Mosling Sat 08-Aug-15 10:30:57

Thanks both. I knew things had moved on inside the house, wasn't sure about outside!

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