Choosing paint type for kitchen cabinets...


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Old 03-24-22, 12:54 PM
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Question Choosing paint type for kitchen cabinets...

I have been trying to decide on what paint type I want to go with for my kitchen cabinets. I think I want to go with an Alkyd but am worried about the yellowing over time expecially seeing I like to leave my shades shut so not much light gets in.

I've read Alkyd paints do not yellow as fast as traditional oilbased paints but I was wondering if someone could give me a little more info on this.

How fast do they yellow in a typical enviroment?
How much do they yellow ( is it only noticable if you have to touch up the paint?
How do you fix this when it gets to the point where it no longer looks white and new?

Any suggestions or tips are appreciated!
 

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03-24-22, 03:35 PM
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Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore tend to get the most endorsement here. I would get Pro Classic if you do go with SWP. I would not be going to a big box store.
 
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Old 03-24-22, 01:27 PM
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The cheaper oil enamels yellow more/quicker than the quality ones. I'd suggest a waterborne enamel. I wouldn't recommend a traditional oil/alkyd enamel.
 
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The cheaper oil enamels yellow more/quicker than the quality ones. I'd suggest a waterborne enamel. I wouldn't recommend a traditional oil/alkyd enamel.
Do you have a brand recomendation? I have a sherman williams near me as well as any typical big box store home depot lowes etc
 
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Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore tend to get the most endorsement here. I would get Pro Classic if you do go with SWP. I would not be going to a big box store.
 
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Just realized there is a benjimin moore supplier walking distance from my work.

Any experiance with Benjamin Moore Advance??
 
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It's supposed to be good paint although I never have used any. Seems like I've read it sets up fast but levels out well.
 
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