How to Gloss Wood: Top Tips for a Flawless Finish

Gloss paint on windows
Gloss paint comes in plenty of colours other than white as in this example window shows (Image credit: Border Oak)

Wondering how to gloss a door, window or interior woodwork? Applying gloss paint to interior and exterior woodwork remains a popular way to ensure a smart, durable finish. Gloss paint need not be brilliant white, either —  you can get pre-mixed gloss in dozens of shades, or mixed to order.

There are several different types of gloss paint, including liquid, non-drip and one coat.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.