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Garage and Basement Painting Advice

What type of paint do you recommend for garage walls? What do you recommend for basement walls with paneling and basement floors that might get wet? It's a damp basement. Thank you.

Garage walls can be painted using a regular interior wall paint. I would recommend the Regal Select Matte or Eggshell. You have a choice of any color.
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/en/product/991220_Benjamin-Moore-548-Regal-Select-Matte-Gallon
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/en/product/991223_Benjamin-Moore-549-Regal-Select-Eggshell-Gallon

Basement walls with paneling can also be painted with an interior wall paint, ideally in matte such as the Regal Select Matte above, or for a better quality, you can use the Aura Matte:
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/en/product/103597_Benjamin-Moore-522-Aura-Waterborne-Interior-Matte-Finish-Paint-Gallon

If the paneling is previously painted then you don't need a primer. If it is raw wood or has been stained, then I would recommend using an alkyd primer first:
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/en/product/991149_Benjamin-Moore-024-Fresh-Start-InteriorExterior-Alkyd-Primer-Tinted-Gallon

If the paneling has been sealed with a polyurethane, then you can use a good adhesive acrylic primer:
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/en/product/991143_Benjamin-Moore-023-Fresh-Start-100-InteriorExterior-Acrylic-Primer-White-Gallon

Here is information on painting garage an basement floors:
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/Painting-Garage-And-Basement-Floors/3525.htm
If the floor is damp, then you really cannot paint it. No paint will stop moisture on the floor. You need to bring in a waterproofing expert to find/fix the water problem first.

Here is some information about waterproofing basement walls:
http://www.myperfectcolor.com/Waterproofing-Basement-Walls/3556.htm

Good luck. Thanks for using MyPerfectColor.



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