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Paint Quality Comparison: Best

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Resin: Styrene acrylic
Pigment (by weight): 23 percent titanium dioxide
Additives: Mildewcide to help prevent mold growth
What to expect: Needs no primer because of high level of titanium dioxide. Styrene-based acrylic resin makes it more durable and washable. Some companies use 100 percent acrylic resins in their top-of-the-line paints.

Price: About $45 per gallon, Sherwin-Williams
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