What makes a good paint, is the resins/base. It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. Part 2 of this is with paint sheen. Hi there, I would appreciate your help on picking out white paint for a new house I‘m moving into: long narrow living room with southeast facing windows on one end and northwest facing windows on the other, ,low ceiling, red oak with yellow undertones? I can't imagine that SuperPaint would be any better. For interiors ive always just used ProMar, put the sheen on the trim, cabinets, and vents. We have been using Sherwin Williams Opulence a lot from year 2019 and we are really enjoy of using it. Sherwin Williams offers a variety of primers, and they range from under 30 dollars to more than 50 dollars per gallon. It detracts from any imperfections in the walls and makes a room really pop. I can definitely tell a difference between contractor grade paint and SuperPaint, emerald, etc for sure. The professional painters have correctly instructed me you can often lose more money using a lower quality paint if it does not cover well, does not last long, or isn't resistant to mold and staining. ! Didn't you ever watch Sesame St. with your kids? I just don’t like a basic flat on interior wall. Close. Ok paint experts, give me your opinions. Definitely not as shiny as a semi, but a bit more than your typical super paint satin. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A forum oriented towards trades-oriented painting & finishing techniques, products and support. Is there anything else you can suggest to help me decide which one is best for me? However, if you’re inexperienced or need allot of “play“ with your paint. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. Neither product is cheap. Also, is cashmere low luster too shiny for normal interior walls? Beware of paints that splatter. Cashmere is a "showcase" room paint, but not scrubbable at all and somewhat tricky to apply. I have a competent painter who will do a good job with either. In Sherwin Williams own ratings SuperPaint ranks higher in washability but an employee told me Cashmere is equally washable. Paint isn't cheap these days, that's for sure, but Cashmere and Super Paint is middle of the road when it comes to their paint lines. Would adding Floetrol to the low luster help dull the sheen to my liking? 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That’s my main hesitation. Having helped many people prepare their homes for the market, helped commercial owners revamp abused properties, and having worked with several professional painters, everything she indicates is true. Hello everyone this is Kevin Maller with Maller Painting Company and today I’m going to break down the different exterior paints from Sherwin Williams. I typically go for SuperPaint satin sheen with interior walls (not a fan of flat for interior other than ceilings). Its the resins that help with coverage. As mentioned flats are for the most part un washable, you need an eggshell or low luster. Advice Wanted. Thank you. I like a little sheen on walls, but not super shiny walls. I had my painter put up a couple blocks of each paint, right next to each other. Having trouble painting your house or hoping to research a little? One set in a dimly lit area and one set in a well lit area. Sherwin Williams Opulence is Cashmere in Canadian Market. Moisture Resistance. A few options to check out include SuperPaint, Cashmere, and ProClassic. SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams ‘standard’ exterior paint. View Product Comparison Guide (PDF) INTERIOR PAINTS : Emerald ® Duration Home ® SuperPaint ® Cashmere ® Harmony ® ProMar 200 ® Zero VOC. Seems like this may be what I want if it truly is like matte plus like you said, and maybe low luster would be better for bathrooms? Your rep should be able to help with the sheen if they are worth a damn, mine is amazing and has never ever steered me wrong, i can go in with questions that i purposely try and stump the guy with and he always has a answer. It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. I do not know which block is which paint in order to stay neutral. Sherwin Williams and Valspar paint products were rated on a scale from 0 to 100, with 100 being the highest score that could be attained. My SW rep is giving a good deal to test drive some cashmere. I'm having trouble choosing between Sherwin Williams Cashmere and SuperPaint. (One product might be easier to apply than the other but I don't care about that. Susie Elder. Both the same color and both flat finish. Here's how, Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" Sherwin-Williams interior: Cashmere vs. Emerald . I will be glad to assist you. Posted by 2 years ago. GREENGUARD GOLD Certification* Final Appearance. Only time I had paint peel was latex over oil...my bad, I doubt I even knew there were two types of paint. I truly believe that every paint company has there great product lines as well there not so great products. Anyone used? There's no such thing as a stupid question in r/paint. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I've heard a lot of mixed opinions some like one better then the other but the products have also changed a lot in recent history. Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. It is very easy to roll and feel smooth … Its impressive really. Based on 1.5+ hrs of scanning online discussions, it's looking like a choice between Emerald vs. Cashmere. 1. If you have any texture to your walls I would highly recommend the flat enamel instead of the low luster or pearl. If so, should I use Floetrol to take the sheen down? I love Lori A. Sawaya's comment and applaud the care she gives customers who don't want to break the bank to paint a room. Is Emerald or Duration really going to be that much better? I'm having trouble choosing between Sherwin Williams Cashmere and SuperPaint. Ben covers better but Opulence touch up better. Sherwin Williams Cashmere. Back to Top. SUPERPAINT Interior Latex Satin Finish Product Details Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Houzz Share this with your friends Share with email Print page. Now that I'm retired, I take their advice to heart. Sherwin’s William’s Description of SuperPaint. So if you are one who needs to play a little with your paint then Aura is not for you bc it dries so quickly it could cause lap marks. TL;DR: Should I use cashmere to paint my walls instead of SuperPaint which I’m familiar with? Pretty, moody, maybe even a neutral, this toned-down grayish purple can work in any room. Washability. Any idea on percentage of gloss in cashmere flat enamel? I also have 16 years of experience painting professionally with our family owned company. I stand by all their paints and stains as far as durability and how nice they will look if used properly. Cashmere has self leveling agents in it so it’ll produce a smoother finish (good product for first time painters because of this). Floor color to offset bluish hue on grey walls. I do know that Aura is our top of the line paint but it dries really quickly. Duration is SW's flagship paint, but is not available in a dead flat. Benjamin Moore Ben vs Sherwin Williams Opulence. It’s in between matte and satin. Coverage/ Hide. Im now a Sales Rep for Benjamin Moore. Is it better to roll or spray exterior house paint? I had my painter put up a couple blocks of each paint, right next to each other. SuperPaint is pretty good paint, but reportedly not as good as Duration. Sherwin Williams Duration Vs. SuperPaint. Painters and homeowners desire to use paint that is easy to apply. Which paint do you think would … This washability factor could be the tie breaker. Use it for a dynamic bedroom that's right on trend, Sure, painted brick can be a great look. If you MUST use SW I would go with the Duration home, Emerald is over rated and over priced( as are all SW products, IMO). Promar 200 is Sherwin Williams contractor grade Residential paint. For the life of me I cannot tell any difference between the two paints. A SuperPaint review. With cashmere, low luster is my only option in that range...but I’ve heard there quite a bit of sheen in the low Lustre. SuperPaint . Something I love about SuperPaint is it's ability to go directly to new drywall or plaster that has been prepped properly. strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook, Don't be daunted. I’ve used a lot of SuperPaint over the last year or so in doing painting for others as well as my own house. Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. Even Benjamin Moore Regal Select matte isn't that durable. Any recommendations on the type of white for the way the windows face and the flooring? Is Benjamin Moore a better paint than Sherman Williams? Less pricey paints and the more affordable options to review include the Duration Home and SuperPaint, both by Sherwin Williams, and Benjamin … maybe a warmer white that’s still bright? Personally sounds like your reps just trying to sell you their more costly crap. Sherwin-Williams manufacturers a full array of interior and exterior coatings to meet virtually any project application. I'm not saying that's a bad thing, and I use a lot of Cashmere, just not the flat. I know they make good paint and everyone in their bids are bidding using Sherwin Williams paint. We're happy to help! But I will have to ask him about sheen on cashmere for sure. The Cashmere line is a fantastic interior acrylic latex paint that is very smooth and silky. Let’s break that statement down a little bit: Smoother Appearance . And even though Cashmere is supposed to be nicer to the touch ("buttery smooth finish") they feel the exact same to me. Sherwin Williams received a score of 92 and Valspar received a score of 86. Paint and primer in one for fast and easy application.” SuperPaint Characteristics. This is generally the problem with mid grade washable flats. Wanna go with a cheaper option try what i said hah. If you still need help choosing, call or email me. But you need to take some risks into account. I am currently receiving quote for exterior painting of my home. Thats just my opinion though. Sherwin-Williams interior: Cashmere vs. Emerald. They aren't washable. In fact I have bought a gallon of Name Unmentioned (but not BM) and it went on so thick but didn’t cover and a year later was cracking and flaking. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. looking for a warmer white that doesn’t feel too yellow. for some interiors, but I don’t love it enough for my own home to do a repaint with. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. We have the best manufacturing workforce in the world, ask my 21 year old chevy truck built by the workers in Fort Wayne Indiana. I'm old enough to understand what the "long haul" entails. I would like to have the painting contractor use Sherwin Williams paint. Meaning you will keep rolling back and forth over and over, then Regal is for you. I’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. The last bid I received the painted was using Sherwin Williams Duration. It's also a paint and primer in one that is incredibly easy to apply with a roller or brush and it's super forgiving. For art related questions please see r/art, Press J to jump to the feed. As far as the rep goes, he wasn’t really pushing cashmere but offered it at a good price when I asked about it. Archived. We welcome questions from the public as well! Additionally, each option is available in both exterior and interior versions to fit your particular needs. Decorators and Designers typically go for this paint. It has to be substrate problems...anything from moisture in walls to drywall dust or dirt, grease, etc or even wall temperature if painting a ceiling/wall in a west facing uninsulated garage in summer in Texas. Low Lustre would be like a satin plus. Sherwin Williams SuperPaint is comparable to Behr’s Premium Plus paint which offers paint and primer in one and good hide and coverage. Ok paint experts, give me your opinions. Cashmere is the worst paint I have ever used by Sherwin Williams.in 40 years of using their paints Neither my contractor, painter, or I would ever recommend this paint. SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams 'standard' exterior paint. ETA: I have used most of their paints, and prior to using Emerald, Duration was my first choice, followed by Cashmere. Cashmere Flat Enamel finish is like a Matte Plus. It also depends on the color you are trying to HIDE. If you are experienced with paint and do not need allot of “play“ with your paint then Aura is fantastic and if you pick a bold color, you will love this paint. As for the sheen, they aren’t really on the same spectrum as your typical flat-matte-satin-semi. Huge disappointment hope I don't have more problems living with it!! Here's how to paint brick like a pro, Touted as a new neutral, this baby blue can stand on its own or support bolder colors. I feel like flat looks great for a minute, but after 12 months or so it gets dirty and then cant be cleaned. Aug 27, 2012 17:59:29 GMT -5 . Characteristics rated included application, price, and warranty or guarantee satisfaction. Mid grade? they are pretty similar. Cashmere vs SuperPaint. Ben is at $54.99 CAD and Opulence is at $67 CAD. ;-). So really its up to you, if you like superpaint use it, if your getting a good deal on cashmere and want to try that out and feel comfortable enough to try it IMO its worth it. Can anyone recommend a way to test the washability of the two paints to see which is best? There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. — Choosing Paint: Sherwin Williams vs. Behr vs. Benjamin Moore vs. Valspar vs. PPG. Or maybe a transportation or storage error ruined the product, but less likely unless it was the actual store...but more likely than a manufacturing error. I'd say Cashmere is thicker and levels out easier than Superpaint but doesn't have nearly as good of a dryhide with darker colors. There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. Cashmere by Sherwin WilliamsBy Vicki Waterbury and Lee Sapatahttps://youtu.be/8lGLmJtWKU8Cashmere is a premium acrylic interior … I've seen their work in action, sold and resold homes and seen a TRUE test over many years. Can anyone give me a gloss range for comparison? Sherwin Williams Cashmere paint is still a high-quality paint, it’s just a cheaper choice when compared to Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select. This also is dependent on the color you are painting with and the color that you are painting over. Just bc a paint goes on thick, doesn’t mean that it will cover. With both Duration and SuperPaint by Sherwin Williams offering durability, outstanding coverage, superior finish quality, and plenty of appropriate finishes, it can be difficult to choose between the two. When I worked for Lowe’s, I sold SW, Valspar, & Olympic. No way SW machinery screws up a vat of paint and quality control doesn't know it just happened. Breaking Down Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint in Beaverton, OR. I was a realtor before I retired and we also built custom homes for many years. Manufacturing plants have it going on. If you want to stick with mid grade paints, then you need to use a low luster or eggshell. In terms of durability, wash ability, longevity, etc. My one mistake with cashmere was the sheen. And Lowes sells SW now. I dont see how they could stay in business if their products were unreliable. One set in a dimly lit area and one set in a well lit area. Sherwin Williams Paint Peeling-ruined my walls. They should be able to steer you in the right direction. Typically, Regal Select paint is about $50 for 2 gallons where as the Cashmere paint is on average $62 for the same amount. I’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. I'm currently painting with Superpaint flat for the first time after doing a project with Cashmere a few years back. SuperPaint. SuperPaint is in their DIY lineup. Last Edit: Aug 27 , 2012 23:29:25 GMT -5 by TBM. I’ve used a lot of SuperPaint over the last year or so in doing painting for others as well as my own house. and can I keep the trim/doors/mantle a stark white as they are now? I only care about appearance, durability and washability.). I just bid a job where the customer has her whole house painted with Cashmere flat and she can't wash anything without burnishing the finish. Posts: 18,436 Likes: 18,886 Sherwin Williams-which type paint? Tell me why that’s either a horrible idea or a good idea. I'm preparing to repaint a number of rooms and am hoping for prof. advice about which SW paint to go with. Both paints can get the job done in two coats. Just know your products bc everyone of our paints do something different. Talk to the paint specialist and tell them your project. Most any professional painter who has been in the business for any length of time can tell you that there really isn’t a profit margin in paint. Both the same color and both flat finish. Its not terrible at all but its far more costly and SW's cheaper products do just as great a job and last just as long. I usually like a nice contrast between doors/trims and wall but worried about the low ceiling so I’m thinking I’d need to go all white. Emerald latex paint from Sherwin Williams, which the company markets as having an equivalent equally share similar price tag with Aura. 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(I've been using SuperPaint … According to Sherwin Williams, “SuperPaint next generation delivers a smoother appearance, excellent hide, and helps make color changes a snap. That child's bedroom painted school bus yellow, teen's room painted midnight purple, and the 60's man cave covered with paneling all require different types of paint and often require more than one coat or a primer or even a skim coat. The two products are highly durable. Super Paint is a decent mid range paint but you should plan on applying 2+ coats of paint. Now for the person who stated that it took them 3 coats for BM paint to cover, I have never heard of this ever happening. I use Sherwin Williams because it saves me the most money in materials and labor in the long haul. Been painting my whole life and never used emerald, cashmere, durations, etc besides customers buying it themselves beforehand. I’m wanting something close to satin or even slightly between satin and matte. 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