Pro Green Paint

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by weather777, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. weather777

    weather777 New Member

    Sep 30, 2008
    Does anyone have experience with Sherwin Williams Pro Green 200 paint:I am considering this vs Sherwin Williams Duration paint for new house inside and outside.Im wondering if its worth the extra cost to upgrade to Duration.

    From Website:

    ProGreen 200 delivers an attractive, uniform finish on a tight budget while also meeting GS-11 criteria. Its low VOC, low-odor formula makes it ideal for painting occupied areas while its durability and competitive pricing are ideal for new commercial construction applications. Available in a primer, flat, eg-shel and semigloss sheens, ProGreen 200 will satisfy virtually any project requirement.

    Thank you
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

    Nov 12, 2005
    If the wood is new and this is the first coat I would go with the best paint available and have it applied according to the directions using only the primer stated on the label.

    Pratt & Lambert has a Lifetime Warranty paint, Accolade line, that I would consider if it was the first coat going on the wood.

    You will pay more for it but P&L is the best with Benjamin Moore next in my NSHO.
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2008
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  4. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego
    Pro green interior only, of course

    I would say to not lose any sleep over an interior wall paint. If you prep and prime the walls properly, you will almost surely repaint the walls because wifey wants a color change.....LONG before there would be any issue with the wearability of any good brand of paint.

    A scientific study can reveal minor differences in washability, one coat coverage, etc. As I say, do not lose any sleep over any of this.

    Now, for painting interior wood trim, or anything exterior, quality matters, and prep/prime is even more important.
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