Some popular paint brands for painting kitchen cabinets are Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams and Behr. Benjamin Moore manufacturers two kinds of paints, Satin Impervo and Advance, that are specially designed to adhere to most surfaces, apply smoothly without defects, and last for a long time.Continue Reading
The Benjamin Moore Satin Impervo paint line comes in both water-based enamels and oil-based alkyd options. Both are used to paint kitchen cabinets but each option has its own special features. Water-based paints are generally easier to clean up, as they can be simply wiped away with a damp rag, and dry a lot faster than oil-based ones. Furthermore, water-based paints don't have the sharp odor that alkyd oil-based ones do while they are still wet.
Alkyd oil-based paints dry significantly slower than water-based but they are far more durable. Oil-based paint colors also finish much richer than water-based colors.
The Advance paint lines from Benjamin Moore are more expensive than Satin Impervo. However, Advance is a water-based alkyd paint that combines the best qualities of water and oil-based paints. The paint can be cleaned with soap and water like a water-based paint, but has a vibrant and durable finish like an alkyd once it dries. Advance paint also has less of an odor than normal alkyd paints and dries within four to six hours.Learn more about Home Maintenance