If you have ever bought paint before, you know how many choices there
are ought there. Aside from picking a color, you have to choose between
oil or latex, what sheen to use, whether to add a mildewicide, which
brand, 100% acrylic or not.
When it comes down to it, many people just take what the salesperson
suggests. In many cases that may be fine. However, if you take just five
minutes to read here, you can learn most of what you need to know to
make you own decisions about paint selection.