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River Hilts asked:

Apr 9, 2021
How can I reduce orange peel texture when using high-gloss enamels?
I am currently in the process of painting my trim and baseboards inside. I've sanded and primed them with no issue, no obvious texture with the primer, however when rolling on the high-gloss (white) paint, I've noticed it leaves a very obvious orange peel texture. I have tried both a foam roller cover and a synthetic one with a short pile but both produce similar results. I've also tried applying the paint thicker but it just runs or appears uneven, and while rolling over the same area a few times does appear to tighten the texture a bit, it also greatly dulls the glossiness. What can I do to get a smoother finish while maintaining the glossy appearance?

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