Dunn Edwards - Anthem

Sun City Anthem

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In a Nutshell

Serving paint, painting supplies, home improvement, and DIY needs with this North Phoenix deal at our new Anthem store.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Valid only at listed location. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per household. Valid only on store price of Dunn-Edwards Ultra-Premium Interior & Exterior Paints (EVEREST, SUPREMA, EVERSHIELD) and sundries, May not be combined with any other offers or discounts. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $20for $40 worth of paint and painting supplies

Velvet, Eggshell, or Gloss? Lighting Up a Room with Paint

Is there a difference between velvet and eggshell? How do you measure gloss, anyway? Find out with Groupon’s look at paint sheen.

Velvet. Eggshell. These aren’t paint colors—they’re levels of sheen, which have fancifully proliferated since the days when interior paint came only in flat, semi-gloss, and gloss. The truth is, assigning sheen levels isn’t an exact science. When checked with a gloss meter (a tool that measures reflection from a surface), paints placed in the same category of sheen in fact varied considerably between brands, with latex paints in particular tending to reflect less light than their counterparts. From lowest to highest sheen, here’s a look at the most common categories along this slippery continuum.

Flat: At the lowest end of the sheen spectrum, matte paints do wonders to hide the surface imperfections that glossier paints can highlight. Because they tend to hold dirt, they’re most often used on low-traffic surfaces such as bedroom walls or the ceilings of non-lizard households. Velvet: Velvet paints are similar to matte, but have a slightly glossier surface that makes them easier to clean. The higher level of gloss are perfect for high-traffic areas like kids’ rooms and hallways.

Eggshell: Named “eggshell” because their slight sheen evokes that of a freshly painted egg, low-luster paints create an elegant look that is easier to wash than flat paints. As with all paints that fall somewhere between matte and semi-gloss, eggshell paints can create a subtle sense of warmth and depth in a room.

Semi-Gloss: Semi-gloss paints are easier to clean than eggshell, and thus ideal for higher-traffic rooms, such as kids’ bedrooms.

Gloss: Paints with glossy qualities tend to show nicks and uneven surfaces, but they can also stand up to a lot more scrubbing. These paints are ideal for wet or messy environments such as kitchens, bathrooms, and cabinetry that’s exposed to fingerprints and grime.

High Gloss: The shiniest paint variety, high-gloss provides a look reminiscent of enamel or even plastic. It’s most often used to highlight smooth and carefully prepared surfaces such as trim, woodwork, cabinets, and doors.

Customer Reviews

Friendly, helpful staff and top quality paint!
Samantha C. · December 29, 2015
Read the fine print Only good on superior paint which is $48 a gallon Great deal if you are getting supplies or only need one gallon
Lori A. · November 27, 2015
The staff are friendly and knowledgeable
Warren I. · November 5, 2015
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    Sun City Anthem

    42323 North Vision Way

    Phoenix, AZ 85086

    +16237773655

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