Flat is a washable paint that has no shine so it minimizes surface imperfections. It is best used in low traffic areas.
Satin sheen has added durability without the shine. It is a scrubbable, durable paint best for moderate to high traffic areas.
Semi-Gloss has outstanding durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine. It is recommended for high traffic areas.
Gloss has maximum durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine. It is recommended for high traffic areas such as trim and cabinets, and areas that need maximum moisture resistance.