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Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin paint

 
Approximate retail price:
$68
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Type: Satin exterior paints
About - Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin

The Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin is part of the paint test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, exterior paint models like the Duration Satin are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Appearance after 3 years:
Appearance after three years summarizes performance after one year of our accelerated weathering (i.e. equivalent to three years on a vertical wall). Testing stops when appearance falls to fair or poor at which time, the product must be reapplied.

Appearance after 6 years:
Appearance after six years summarizes performance after two years of our accelerated weathering (i.e. equivalent to six years on a vertical wall). Testing stops when appearance falls to fair or poor at which time, the product must be reapplied.

Appearance after 9 years:
Appearance after three years summarizes performance after three years of our accelerated weathering (i.e. equivalent to nine years on a vertical wall). Testing stops after three years, whether or not appearance falls to fair or poor.Products that at this point still rate at least good for appearance are considered superior products.
About This Brand

Sherwin-Williams is the largest producer of paints in the U.S. and includes Pratt & Lambert and Thompson Minwax among its family of brands. Sherwin-Williams manufactures interior paints and sells them through more than 3,000 company-owned retail stores. In addition to paints, Sherwin-Williams offers primers, faux finishes, interior wood stains, and wallpaper. Its retail stores cater to professionals and consumers, and offer a variety of paint supplies and tools.

Features & Specs - Sherwin-Williams Duration Satin
info Resists cracking Yes
info Resists color change Yes
info Resists dirt No
info Resists mildew No
info VOCs (grams/liter) 107
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Poor UV resistance
7/6/2014
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We hired professional painter who used Sherwin Williams Duration Paint. They washed sanded and caulked the exterior of house. Followed paint preparation and application directions and applied two coats.<br />After 6 months the paint on any East/West surface of the home is failing. Paint is pulling back from wood and falling off. I had Sherwin Williams rep come out and look at the paint he said preparation was not correct but could not answer why only East/West surfaces were effected. <br />I can stand at a North/South meets East/West section of the home and it looks like two different buildings. My opinion is the UV protection agents in this paint are not reliable. Would not use this product again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
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(8 of 8 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 &quot;little&quot; 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.
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