Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

cearbhaillNovember 26, 2012

Is it OK to add a little Floetrol to Sherwin Williams Pro Classic Interior Acrylic Latex? Meaning will it impact the durability of the paint over the long term?

I love this paint but I am a paint over worker and it is so thick!

I am TRYING to curb my inclination to overwork it but feel like an ounce or so of Floetrol would help me a lot.

Is it OK?

I'm getting ready to do some cabinets with it and just KNOW I am going to leave brushmarks.

I have never operated a sprayer (and only have 12 doors to do) but I did order a Chinex Excaliber brush and will do the doors horizontally.

I am a good prepper.

Just looking for any help I can get with the paint viscosity.

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Christopher Nelson Wallcovering and Painting

Floetrol is OK and yes you can add some( follow directions)

XIM extender is way, way, better if you can find it.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 5:13PM
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Chicagopainter

I wouldn't add floetrol. It may behave pretty good but Proclassic it's runny paint. You can't apply thick coat. Floetrol can make it even worse. It's very easy to have a lot of drips.

Here is a link that might be useful: Chicago painter

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 5:03PM
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Christopher Nelson Wallcovering and Painting

and it is so thick!

Proclassic it's runny paint.

I'm confused.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 5:09PM
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