And Lowes sells SW now. 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. It’s in between matte and satin. Just bc a paint goes on thick, doesn’t mean that it will cover. 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). I had my painter put up a couple blocks of each paint, right next to each other. Washability. 1. Beware of paints that splatter. Advice Wanted. There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. 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. 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. As far as the rep goes, he wasn’t really pushing cashmere but offered it at a good price when I asked about it. Not scrubbable, doesn't cover, bubbles on second coat. The two products are highly durable. Im fine using ProMar line (not the 700!) I will be glad to assist you. Is there anything else you can suggest to help me decide which one is best for me? Sherwin Williams Cashmere paint is still a high-quality paint, it’s just a cheaper choice when compared to Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select. Having trouble painting your house or hoping to research a little? 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. Last Edit: Aug 27 , 2012 23:29:25 GMT -5 by TBM. they are pretty similar. 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. They should be able to steer you in the right direction. Characteristics rated included application, price, and warranty or guarantee satisfaction. Sherwin Williams Paint Peeling-ruined my walls. Ben covers better but Opulence touch up better. Benjamin Moore Ben vs Sherwin Williams Opulence. I’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. 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. 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. Huge disappointment hope I don't have more problems living with it!! Sherwin Williams SuperPaint is comparable to Behr’s Premium Plus paint which offers paint and primer in one and good hide and coverage. Both the same color and both flat finish. Moisture Resistance. One set in a dimly lit area and one set in a well lit area. The Cashmere line is a fantastic interior acrylic latex paint that is very smooth and silky. A few options to check out include SuperPaint, Cashmere, and ProClassic. Breaking Down Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint in Beaverton, OR. There’s a TL;DR below for all my short attention span friends. Posts: 18,436 Likes: 18,886 Sherwin Williams-which type paint? Super Paint is a decent mid range paint but you should plan on applying 2+ coats of paint. Can anyone recommend a way to test the washability of the two paints to see which is best? looking for a warmer white that doesn’t feel too yellow. Just know your products bc everyone of our paints do something different. 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. 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. As for the sheen, they aren’t really on the same spectrum as your typical flat-matte-satin-semi. Cashmere Flat Enamel finish is like a Matte Plus. 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. Low Lustre would be like a satin plus. Talk to the paint specialist and tell them your project. View Product Comparison Guide (PDF) INTERIOR PAINTS : Emerald ® Duration Home ® SuperPaint ® Cashmere ® Harmony ® ProMar 200 ® Zero VOC. maybe a warmer white that’s still bright? I'm preparing to repaint a number of rooms and am hoping for prof. advice about which SW paint to go with. (I've been using SuperPaint … Close. The Cashmere line is a fantastic option for painters with limited experience who still want to create a gorgeous finish on your walls. For the life of me I cannot tell any difference between the two paints. My one mistake with cashmere was the sheen. This is generally the problem with mid grade washable flats. (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? Been painting my whole life and never used emerald, cashmere, durations, etc besides customers buying it themselves beforehand. and can I keep the trim/doors/mantle a stark white as they are now? Use it for a dynamic bedroom that's right on trend, Sure, painted brick can be a great look. However, I have been blown away at the difference I have seen in the quality product of Benjamin Moore Paint. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. There's no such thing as a stupid question in r/paint. A SuperPaint review. I can't imagine that SuperPaint would be any better. However, if you’re inexperienced or need allot of “play“ with your paint. Cashmere is a "showcase" room paint, but not scrubbable at all and somewhat tricky to apply. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A forum oriented towards trades-oriented painting & finishing techniques, products and support. Based on 1.5+ hrs of scanning online discussions, it's looking like a choice between Emerald vs. Cashmere. 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'd say Cashmere is thicker and levels out easier than Superpaint but doesn't have nearly as good of a dryhide with darker colors. Is Benjamin Moore a better paint than Sherman Williams? In terms of durability, wash ability, longevity, etc. We're happy to help! Good paint preform like the money you spend on them. Only time I had paint peel was latex over oil...my bad, I doubt I even knew there were two types of paint. I’ve used a lot of SuperPaint over the last year or so in doing painting for others as well as my own house. Thank you. But I will have to ask him about sheen on cashmere for sure. 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. Personally sounds like your reps just trying to sell you their more costly crap. Ok paint experts, give me your opinions. The last bid I received the painted was using Sherwin Williams Duration. Duration is SW's flagship paint, but is not available in a dead flat. I only care about appearance, durability and washability.). I’d love to weigh in on this conversation. SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams ‘standard’ exterior paint. Im now a Sales Rep for Benjamin Moore. 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?" Would adding Floetrol to the low luster help dull the sheen to my liking? I'm currently painting with Superpaint flat for the first time after doing a project with Cashmere a few years back. Didn't you ever watch Sesame St. with your kids? 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. 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Cashmere has self leveling agents in it so it’ll produce a smoother finish (good product for first time painters because of this). It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. Sherwin Williams Opulence is Cashmere in Canadian Market. In Sherwin Williams own ratings SuperPaint ranks higher in washability but an employee told me Cashmere is equally washable. Manufacturing plants have it going on. ETA: I have used most of their paints, and prior to using Emerald, Duration was my first choice, followed by Cashmere. Posted by 2 years ago. But you need to take some risks into account. I am currently receiving quote for exterior painting of my home. ;-). If you have any texture to your walls I would highly recommend the flat enamel instead of the low luster or pearl. 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. Typically, Regal Select paint is about $50 for 2 gallons where as the Cashmere paint is on average $62 for the same amount. SuperPaint. I know they make good paint and everyone in their bids are bidding using Sherwin Williams paint. strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook, Don't be daunted. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Cashmere by Sherwin WilliamsBy Vicki Waterbury and Lee Sapatahttps://youtu.be/8lGLmJtWKU8Cashmere is a premium acrylic interior … When I worked for Lowe’s, I sold SW, Valspar, & Olympic. If you want to stick with mid grade paints, then you need to use a low luster or eggshell. 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 also have 16 years of experience painting professionally with our family owned company. 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. Sherwin Williams received a score of 92 and Valspar received a score of 86. Also, is cashmere low luster too shiny for normal interior walls? 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. I just don’t like a basic flat on interior wall. SuperPaint is in their DIY lineup. 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. Promar 200 is Sherwin Williams contractor grade Residential paint. I stand by all their paints and stains as far as durability and how nice they will look if used properly. 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. I'm having trouble choosing between Sherwin Williams Cashmere and SuperPaint. Pretty, moody, maybe even a neutral, this toned-down grayish purple can work in any room. Cashmere vs SuperPaint. Wanna go with a cheaper option try what i said hah. Back to Top. Sherwin-Williams manufacturers a full array of interior and exterior coatings to meet virtually any project application. Anyone used? 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. As mentioned flats are for the most part un washable, you need an eggshell or low luster. It is priced about mid-range and performs accordingly. Something I love about SuperPaint is it's ability to go directly to new drywall or plaster that has been prepped properly. Here’s the catch...I’m moving into a new home and wanting to do a full repaint, so I’m considering using Cashmere for my own home without ever using it before. 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. Coverage/ Hide. I had my painter put up a couple blocks of each paint, right next to each other. Quote. I've seen their work in action, sold and resold homes and seen a TRUE test over many years. Both paints can get the job done in two coats. Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. Its impressive really. Ease of Application. It has technology to allow us to paint in cooler temperatures and will typically last about 5-7 years. This washability factor could be the tie breaker. 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. Definitely not as shiny as a semi, but a bit more than your typical super paint satin. I’m wanting something close to satin or even slightly between satin and matte. Neither product is cheap. I have a competent painter who will do a good job with either. Part 2 of this is with paint sheen. We have been using Sherwin Williams Opulence a lot from year 2019 and we are really enjoy of using it. That’s my main hesitation. So is this paint worth the price? They aren't washable. 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. Paint and primer in one for fast and easy application.” SuperPaint Characteristics. I dont see how they could stay in business if their products were unreliable. 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. Thats just my opinion though. Back when searching the internet took time because your landline had to dial in to AOL. GREENGUARD GOLD Certification* Final Appearance. Although the Cashmere paint has a lower quality than the Regal Select, it tends to cost more. Even Benjamin Moore Regal Select matte isn't that durable. According to Sherwin Williams, “SuperPaint next generation delivers a smoother appearance, excellent hide, and helps make color changes a snap. I can definitely tell a difference between contractor grade paint and SuperPaint, emerald, etc for sure. I'm not saying that's a bad thing, and I use a lot of Cashmere, just not the flat. I do not know which block is which paint in order to stay neutral. Less pricey paints and the more affordable options to review include the Duration Home and SuperPaint, both by Sherwin Williams, and Benjamin … 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. For art related questions please see r/art, Press J to jump to the feed. Susie Elder. I was a realtor before I retired and we also built custom homes for many years. I do know that Aura is our top of the line paint but it dries really quickly. Is Emerald or Duration really going to be that much better? It also depends on the color you are trying to HIDE. It is very easy to roll and feel smooth … Tell me why that’s either a horrible idea or a good idea. Sherwin Williams Cashmere. Is it better to roll or spray exterior house paint? SuperPaint is Sherwin Williams 'standard' exterior paint. Decorators and Designers typically go for this paint. Additionally, each option is available in both exterior and interior versions to fit your particular needs. Sherwin-Williams interior: Cashmere vs. Emerald. SuperPaint is pretty good paint, but reportedly not as good as Duration. I use Sherwin Williams because it saves me the most money in materials and labor in the long haul. NEW. I would like to have the painting contractor use Sherwin Williams paint. 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. SW paint stores are almost like starbucks around here. I typically go for SuperPaint satin sheen with interior walls (not a fan of flat for interior other than ceilings). I'm old enough to understand what the "long haul" entails. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. ! If you still need help choosing, call or email me. Sherwin-Williams interior: Cashmere vs. Emerald . Let’s break that statement down a little bit: Smoother Appearance . Emerald latex paint from Sherwin Williams, which the company markets as having an equivalent equally share similar price tag with Aura. For interiors ive always just used ProMar, put the sheen on the trim, cabinets, and vents. Sherwin Williams offers a variety of primers, and they range from under 30 dollars to more than 50 dollars per gallon. What makes a good paint, is the resins/base. 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’ve used SuperPaint, as well as some of the ProMar line at SW. I’ve never used Cashmere. Whether it’s worth it depends on your aesthetic, your painting experience, and more. If so, should I use Floetrol to take the sheen down? SuperPaint . I truly believe that every paint company has there great product lines as well there not so great products. I like a little sheen on walls, but not super shiny walls. One set in a dimly lit area and one set in a well lit area. Painters and homeowners desire to use paint that is easy to apply. It detracts from any imperfections in the walls and makes a room really pop. I'm having trouble choosing between Sherwin Williams Cashmere and SuperPaint. Meaning you will keep rolling back and forth over and over, then Regal is for you. 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. TL;DR: Should I use cashmere to paint my walls instead of SuperPaint which I’m familiar with? I liked cashmere, but felt like maybe it took more to get similar coverage. Can anyone give me a gloss range for comparison? Archived. Its the resins that help with coverage. Any recommendations on the type of white for the way the windows face and the flooring? Online opinions are inconclusive and different SW employees in different stores will tell you different things. Sherwin Williams Duration Vs. SuperPaint. Aug 27, 2012 17:59:29 GMT -5 . How to get rid of bubbles in Loba 2K Supra AT? We welcome questions from the public as well! 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? My SW rep is giving a good deal to test drive some cashmere. Mid grade? 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. Floor color to offset bluish hue on grey walls. And even though Cashmere is supposed to be nicer to the touch ("buttery smooth finish") they feel the exact same to me. Ok paint experts, give me your opinions. 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. Sherwin’s William’s Description of SuperPaint. No way SW machinery screws up a vat of paint and quality control doesn't know it just happened. 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