Matte finishes are a new style basic. Now you can splash that style all over your wallsand not worry about what else gets splashed. Because Benjamin Moore has come up with a designers dream: a soft, matte- finish paint that is as scrubbable as higher sheen products, such as an eggshell finish.
The new Regal® Matte Finish is an interior flat paint that is durable, washable and stain-resistant. That means everything from fingerprints to grease spatters can be scrubbed off without leaving a mark.
Its the perfect solution for areas where you want the durability of a glossier paint, without the sheen. A few ideas on where to use it:
Family room. A heavy-use area in most homes, family rooms need to be stylish enough to be inviting, warm enough to feel cozy, and fuss-free enough to make frequent clean-ups a snap.
Stairway. Again, a heavy-traffic area with lots of opportunities for smudges and handprintsbut also a more formal space often used to display art, photos, etc..
Kitchen. Most kitchens already boast a surfeit of shiny surfaces, from appliances to tile to countertops. A softer finish on the walls makes a nice contrast, particularly when it can stand up to spills and splatters.
Old or irregular walls. Since glossy finishes reflect light, any flaws, pits or pockmarks are highlighted by a semi-gloss paint. Matte or flat finishes hide those irregularities, without breaking out the sander or Spackle.
Childrens rooms. Crayon doodles, peanut butter prints, stickers, scuff markskid décor takes a licking. A soft-finish, scrubbable paint, available in any color under the rainbow, could be a parents secret weapon.
Bottom line? This is the product to choose when you want a soft, stylish, scrubbable finish, in a limitless range of colors. For most of us, that covers the whole house.