Sherwin Williams Cashmere. SuperPaint . Good paint preform like the money you spend on them. Personally sounds like your reps just trying to sell you their more costly crap. I read a lot of people aren't happy with Emerald and multiple SW employees have told me it's not worth he cost.Among painters, my unscientific online research suggests SuperPaint is the favorite of SW's options. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. 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. Sherwin Williams Paint Peeling-ruined my walls. Breaking Down Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint in Beaverton, OR. I do know that Aura is our top of the line paint but it dries really quickly. However, I have been blown away at the difference I have seen in the quality product of Benjamin Moore Paint. No way SW machinery screws up a vat of paint and quality control doesn't know it just happened. If you have any texture to your walls I would highly recommend the flat enamel instead of the low luster or pearl. Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. Benjamin Moore Ben vs Sherwin Williams Opulence. Sherwin-Williams interior: Cashmere vs. Emerald . 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. Any recommendations on the type of white for the way the windows face and the flooring? It is very easy to roll and feel smooth … Is Emerald or Duration really going to be that much better? It detracts from any imperfections in the walls and makes a room really pop. they are pretty similar. If you still need help choosing, call or email me. I'm having trouble choosing between Sherwin Williams Cashmere and SuperPaint. Sherwin Williams Duration Vs. SuperPaint. Characteristics rated included application, price, and warranty or guarantee satisfaction. I would like to have the painting contractor use Sherwin Williams paint. It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. Its impressive really. Just know your products bc everyone of our paints do something different. 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. There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. 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. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. Decorators and Designers typically go for this paint. We have the best manufacturing workforce in the world, ask my 21 year old chevy truck built by the workers in Fort Wayne Indiana. Now that I'm retired, I take their advice to heart. Also, is cashmere low luster too shiny for normal interior walls? I had my painter put up a couple blocks of each paint, right next to each other. The last bid I received the painted was using Sherwin Williams Duration. There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems, A designer adds cabinet and counter space while staying within the same footprint, Graphic wallpaper, ornate chandeliers and furniture-like pieces help these bathrooms seem less like a sterile space and a lot more like home, Global finds, family hand-me-downs and creative DIYs converge with ease in this Texas ranch house for a family, If you yawn and dismiss it, you're missing out on beige's infinite subtleties and the possibilities it brings to room designs, Orange is looking to be a hot color contender, say the experts. Didn't you ever watch Sesame St. with your kids? Is Benjamin Moore a better paint than Sherman Williams? Can anyone recommend a way to test the washability of the two paints to see which is best? Not scrubbable, doesn't cover, bubbles on second coat. I will be glad to assist you. 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. 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? I dont see how they could stay in business if their products were unreliable. 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. 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As mentioned flats are for the most part un washable, you need an eggshell or low luster. As for the sheen, they aren’t really on the same spectrum as your typical flat-matte-satin-semi. Promar 200 is Sherwin Williams contractor grade Residential paint. Low Lustre would be like a satin plus. 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. and can I keep the trim/doors/mantle a stark white as they are now? SuperPaint is pretty good paint, but reportedly not as good as Duration. What makes a good paint, is the resins/base. Sherwin Williams Opulence is Cashmere in Canadian Market. (One product might be easier to apply than the other but I don't care about that. Any idea on percentage of gloss in cashmere flat enamel? Duration is SW's flagship paint, but is not available in a dead flat. 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. ETA: I have used most of their paints, and prior to using Emerald, Duration was my first choice, followed by Cashmere. I know they make good paint and everyone in their bids are bidding using Sherwin Williams paint. Sherwin’s William’s Description of SuperPaint. I liked cashmere, but felt like maybe it took more to get similar coverage. strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook, Don't be daunted. (I've been using SuperPaint … When I worked for Lowe’s, I sold SW, Valspar, & Olympic. 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. Im fine using ProMar line (not the 700!) Tell me why that’s either a horrible idea or a good idea. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. For art related questions please see r/art, Press J to jump to the feed. We welcome questions from the public as well! And even though Cashmere is supposed to be nicer to the touch ("buttery smooth finish") they feel the exact same to me. SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams 'standard' exterior paint. I'm old enough to understand what the "long haul" entails. Pretty, moody, maybe even a neutral, this toned-down grayish purple can work in any room. I feel like flat looks great for a minute, but after 12 months or so it gets dirty and then cant be cleaned. I was a realtor before I retired and we also built custom homes for many years. It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. Manufacturing plants have it going on. Whether it’s worth it depends on your aesthetic, your painting experience, and more. As far as the rep goes, he wasn’t really pushing cashmere but offered it at a good price when I asked about it. Having trouble painting your house or hoping to research a little? Back when searching the internet took time because your landline had to dial in to AOL. If you want to stick with mid grade paints, then you need to use a low luster or eggshell. 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. I can definitely tell a difference between contractor grade paint and SuperPaint, emerald, etc for sure. Both paints can get the job done in two coats. 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. Mid grade? Close. SW paint stores are almost like starbucks around here. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A forum oriented towards trades-oriented painting & finishing techniques, products and support. It’s in between matte and satin. Moisture Resistance. Thats just my opinion though. But I will have to ask him about sheen on cashmere for sure. 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. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I'm preparing to repaint a number of rooms and am hoping for prof. advice about which SW paint to go with. So is this paint worth the price? 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. The two products are highly durable. Susie Elder. If so, should I use Floetrol to take the sheen down? Floor color to offset bluish hue on grey walls. Definitely not as shiny as a semi, but a bit more than your typical super paint satin. Cashmere vs SuperPaint. This washability factor could be the tie breaker. 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. I’ve used a lot of SuperPaint over the last year or so in doing painting for others as well as my own house. Ok paint experts, give me your opinions. Its the resins that help with coverage. Posted by 2 years ago. I’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. In terms of durability, wash ability, longevity, etc. 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. I’ve used a lot of SuperPaint over the last year or so in doing painting for others as well as my own house. Ben is at $54.99 CAD and Opulence is at $67 CAD. I’d love to weigh in on this conversation. It also depends on the color you are trying to HIDE. Both the same color and both flat finish. Use it for a dynamic bedroom that's right on trend, Sure, painted brick can be a great look. 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. View Product Comparison Guide (PDF) INTERIOR PAINTS : Emerald ® Duration Home ® SuperPaint ® Cashmere ® Harmony ® ProMar 200 ® Zero VOC. Thank you. 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). Talk to the paint specialist and tell them your project. I only care about appearance, durability and washability.). Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. 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. There's no such thing as a stupid question in r/paint. I like a little sheen on walls, but not super shiny walls. Painters and homeowners desire to use paint that is easy to apply. ;-). SuperPaint. Been painting my whole life and never used emerald, cashmere, durations, etc besides customers buying it themselves beforehand. Posts: 18,436 Likes: 18,886 Sherwin Williams-which type paint? I’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. 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. Something I love about SuperPaint is it's ability to go directly to new drywall or plaster that has been prepped properly. Only time I had paint peel was latex over oil...my bad, I doubt I even knew there were two types of paint. SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams ‘standard’ exterior paint. That’s my main hesitation. Washability. We have been using Sherwin Williams Opulence a lot from year 2019 and we are really enjoy of using it. A few options to check out include SuperPaint, Cashmere, and ProClassic. Let’s break that statement down a little bit: Smoother Appearance . For the life of me I cannot tell any difference between the two paints. Anyone used? Wanna go with a cheaper option try what i said hah. Coverage/ Hide. Beware of paints that splatter. Huge disappointment hope I don't have more problems living with it!! They should be able to steer you in the right direction. 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. Just bc a paint goes on thick, doesn’t mean that it will cover. I also have 16 years of experience painting professionally with our family owned company. Less pricey paints and the more affordable options to review include the Duration Home and SuperPaint, both by Sherwin Williams, and Benjamin … Im now a Sales Rep for Benjamin Moore. Both the same color and both flat finish. 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