Cabinet paint question (s)
My sister and BIL just bought an old house. They don't have many cabinets and are very unattractive in their current state. They've decided to paint them a creamy white with glaze.
She was set to use BM Satin Impervo (from my recommendation - I've never actually used it) but the store that carries BM paint, doesn't have that kind. We were then going to use Regal but then after a quick search I found an old thread ...
Posted by paintguy (My Page) on Tue, Feb 3, 09 at 19:07
I think you are right. Usually what I do when I need a semi gloss is use Aura or go somewhere other than Benjamin Moore. Satin Impervo is okay but their semi-gloss is just bad. It may be more durable, but applying the actual paint itself is not fun and this is coming from a painter. I can't pour enough extender into that paint to make it flow.
That's making me want to run far away. Thought about using SW Pro Classic but heard scary stuff about that being tough to paint too which is why I thought I was going to be safe with the Impervo. The learning curve of Aura also makes me want to run.
Thougths for a DIYer?
My next question is the glaze, she's set on using water based paint. How long after the 2nd coat do you need to wait to apply a glaze?
After the glaze, I'm assuming we'd want to use a (water based) poly but how soon can that be applied? Do we need to wait only a few days? Or a full month until after the paint cures?
I do know we need to do proper cleaning, sanding, priming etc.
Thanks in advance!