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Old 10-18-2016, 12:29 PM   #1
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I'm running into an issue. Trying to match some prefinished cabinets.

I took a door sample ito my PPG store to get some breakthrough matched.

The breakthrough white pastel base has just a smidge of yellow or brown in it or something right from the factory, its just a bit too cream to match the frost white cabinets.

How are the bases of say sw msa or cabinet coat? Stark white? I don't want to waste a bunch of time running around to different suppliers if I can avoid it.
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Old 10-18-2016, 01:04 PM   #2
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Go with the Cabinet Coat. But NOT the packaged white! It is a little grayed off.
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Whites are always so fun to match :P
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I'll try the BM store near me as they carry cabinet coat in stock.
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Go with the Cabinet Coat. But NOT the packaged white! It is a little grayed off.
Pacman hit the nail on the head. Most manufacturers shade their packaged whites to provide a little more hiding power straight from the can. Cabinet Coat will be the cleanest if you don't use the packaged white.
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When trying to match whites, we prefer to bring in all of our paint fans from all manufacturers and most times we find a perfect match. All of our paint deck fans are stored in a small plastic tub and brought out when needed.
What a time saver instead of taking a sample in to get it matched
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I normally avoid matching if I can.
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Why do they have to match? Get a color within 5-10%...how will a homeowner tell?
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Why do they have to match? Get a color within 5-10%...how will a homeowner tell?
I know we get it matched when crown and such gets added to a prefinished set...not sure what the op is up to.
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