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Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin
 
Approximate retail price:
$68
Summary: This model is being tested by our experts.
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Community icon8 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Satin exterior paints
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Never Better
5/22/2012
Pros
Cost Effective
Excellent long-term
Good color stability
Maintains cosmetics
Weathers adversity
Cons
A "little" pricy
Best Uses
Exterior coverage
Comment:
My beach house was painted 8 years ago, after hurricane Ivan, with this product. It was sandblasted in hurricane Katrina and exposed to the rigors of sun and salt air, for many seasons. The painting was redone in 2012 because of rust stains. After setting the nails and puttying over them, Duration was my choice for painting, again. The results were never better.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
100% Satisfied
5/22/2012
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I had my house painted 6 years ago, a brown color and a light cream color. The painters power washed the house first. Then they sprayed two coats of Duration on. I have never had a paint hold up like this one. It seems impervious to Michigan's harsh winter and strong summer sun.It looks like it's newly painted after 6 years. There is no fading, no peeling and no cracks. No other brand will ever go on the exterior of my house again. As far as the interior Duration goes, it's probably not worth the higher coast. But on the exterior I couldn't be happier.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin is part of the Paints test program at Consumer Reports. The Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin Paints features and specs include Resists color change, Resists cracking, Resists dirt, Resists mildew, VOCs (grams/liter). In our lab tests, Paints models like the Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin are reviewed on Overall score, Appearance after 3 years, Appearance after 6 years, Appearance after 9 years. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin.
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