Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon

Item no: 1320654 | 082901234579
$35.99
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  • Finish: Semi-Gloss
  • Product Type: Cabinet Door and Trim Paint
  • Color: High Hiding White
  • Container Size: 1 gal.
  • UV Resistant: No
  • Indoor and Outdoor: Interior
  • Tintable: Yes
  • Water Resistant: Yes


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4.1

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79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Bathroom (7)
  • Kitchen (7)
  • Bedroom (3)
  • Living room (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (9), Budget shopper (5)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (7), Family young kids (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Happy with my decision

Been researching a lot of cabinet paints and seem to only find the Rust-Oleum kit as the clear winner. However I came across some reviews that the Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss...Read complete review

Been researching a lot of cabinet paints and seem to only find the Rust-Oleum kit as the clear winner. However I came across some reviews that the Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint was used to fix the look that the Rust-Oleum kit left. I never tried it or saw the Rust-Oleum look myself, but it's what I read and I trust customer reviews over pictures found on a box. Anyways, this product is cheaper than the RO kit, but there are more steps in the process like, light sanding and primer (that's a good thing!). If you do not sand or primer, you take the risk of painting over dirt and grime from over the years. Also the current stain could still be seen if you do not put primer over it. Lastly, the enamel if used with a foam roller will help you get the smooth surface seen on most newly updated kitchen cabinets. See pics for yourself and good luck with your project.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't use in summer if you live by a lake!

I used this on bathroom cabinets at my son's home and it worked beautifully! Decided to use it in my bathroom at home. Disaster! I have a lake home so naturally in the...Read complete review

I used this on bathroom cabinets at my son's home and it worked beautifully! Decided to use it in my bathroom at home. Disaster! I have a lake home so naturally in the summer it is quite humid. Although I have central air it obviously still was too humid. I used very thin coats of paint but was still tacky after three days drying. If you have weeks to complete the project it would be fine. Quite disappointed with the amount of drying time involved. i indicated I would recommend this product...but with the drying time warning!

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5.0

Covers oil based trim

By Blumberg Painting Co.

from Fort Worth, TX

Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

I'm a pro painter, 27 years. This is my go-to paint for refinishing old, yellowed oil based painted trim/doors. You can't use any regular latex or acrylic paint over oil based paint. It won't adhere and will eventually chip and peel. This paint is a hybrid. It's actually an oil based finish, but suspended in a water based carrier. It's ability to wash up with soap and water and ammonia is only until it's dry, requiring paint thinner once dry. Do not use a brush with this for more than 3 hours without cleaning it or brush will be toast. But it will adhere to il based paint and will not yellow with age. A unique product, well worth it's cost.

 
1.0

Very bad paint

By Dave

from Phoenixville

About Me Midrange Shopper

Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

This paint says "high hiding white" but is anything but. expect to put a half dozen coats on. This paint dries translucent compared to when it it put on. It is very prone to dripping. All around the single worst paint I have ever used.

  • I Am A:
  • Single Male

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Latex Paint Requires Latex Tints OR PAINT WILL NEVER DRY

By Toolman Tony

from Cocoa Beach FL

About Me Budget Shopper

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bathroom
      • Bedroom
      • Kitchen
      • Living Room

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

      I bought a can a the local ACE and the person knew to use Latex Paint Tints, few ACE's have Latex Paint Tints (Color). My neighbor bought at the closest ACE after seeing my success with this product and his paint was tacky two weeks later. The local ACE had the paint but used water based tint, this will not allow the latex paint to cure for weeks or months. ACE paint person should know this but it appears by the number of people having drying problems they do not.
      GREAT product much cheaper than the cabinet finish kits if mixed properly!!!!LATEX PAINT=LATEX TINT

      • I Am A:
      • Single Male

      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Happy with my decision

      By Do it yourself and save money

      from Lenexa, KS

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bathroom
        • Kitchen

        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

        Been researching a lot of cabinet paints and seem to only find the Rust-Oleum kit as the clear winner. However I came across some reviews that the Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint was used to fix the look that the Rust-Oleum kit left. I never tried it or saw the Rust-Oleum look myself, but it's what I read and I trust customer reviews over pictures found on a box. Anyways, this product is cheaper than the RO kit, but there are more steps in the process like, light sanding and primer (that's a good thing!). If you do not sand or primer, you take the risk of painting over dirt and grime from over the years. Also the current stain could still be seen if you do not put primer over it. Lastly, the enamel if used with a foam roller will help you get the smooth surface seen on most newly updated kitchen cabinets. See pics for yourself and good luck with your project.

        • I Am A:
        • Family Young Kids

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        From Shoddy to Shaker

        By Cat

        from Babson Park, FL

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kitchen

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

          My sister bought a house with a hideous builder grade kitchen from the early 80's. The door pulls were huge and in the center of the door so I had to be creative. I added wood facade styles and primed the doors. I then started hunting for paint and found a blog recommending one type of paint which was only available at ACE. I called the nearest ACE to where I work. They didn't have the paint but recommended ACE Crowder Bros. in Lakeland. The paint department manager there recommended this paint which was substantially less in price but guaranteed the same quality of results. He was right! We used small foam rollers to apply and we had to revisit new paint after about 20 minutes to check for drips (which is standard painting practice for any paint project). The kitchen looks to bright and inviting. See the results below.

          • I Am A:
          • Single Female
           
          3.0

          Don't use in summer if you live by a lake!

          By Barb

          from Detroit Lakes, Mn

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Pros

          • Looks Beautiful When Comp

          Cons

          • Does Not Dry In Humidity

          Best Uses

          • Bathroom

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

          I used this on bathroom cabinets at my son's home and it worked beautifully! Decided to use it in my bathroom at home. Disaster! I have a lake home so naturally in the summer it is quite humid. Although I have central air it obviously still was too humid. I used very thin coats of paint but was still tacky after three days drying. If you have weeks to complete the project it would be fine. Quite disappointed with the amount of drying time involved. i indicated I would recommend this product...but with the drying time warning!

          • I Am A:
          • Couple No Kids

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Vey close to oil base finish.

          By TM

          from Illinois

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

              This is the best paint I have found for wood trim and furniture. It self levels and dries to a nice luster. I have been looking for a paint to replace the old oil base paints and this is as close as I have come to getting the same results. It does sag a bit an you have to check for drips but otherwise no problems and the finish is worth it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Used properly, this is amazing!

              By DIY & Budget conscious

              from Tulsa, OK

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Super Smooth Hard Finish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bathroom
                • Cabinets
                • Kitchen

                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                I forget exactly where I got the instructions, because I googled for recommendations for cabinet paint for about 3 months. Finally decided to go with Ace Cabinet after seeing it recommended on several forums. Anyhoo, I didn't sand, just washed thoroughly and primed with Zinsser Bulleye 123. Then, started with thin coats of the paint, with a roller followed by a sponge brush. Ummm, okay. Not really. Then I googled until I got the paint pad advice. With the cabinet doors laying flat, put a THICK coat of paint on the outside edges and centers. Amazing. Looked sprayed on. A little less thick on the frames (since they weren't lying down) but still amazing. I think 4 coats in all, but would have been less if is started with the pads. Love it.

                • I Am A:
                • Family Older Kids

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Watch for slow drips

                By Lisa

                from Del Mar, CA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Needs 2-3 Coats

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                    This product was recommended to me to use on sanded and primed interior metal railings. It was supposed to be "self-smoothing", but that meant that it had slow drips so I had to go back and double check my work after about 10 and 20 minutes to smooth out the drips. I also had to use it thinly to avoid more drips so it required 3 coats and then it still wasn't a smooth finish. I've used the same primer before and never had a problem getting a smooth result before.

                    • I Am A:
                    • Family Older Kids

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    great product

                    By Gail

                    from Warsaw, IN

                    About Me Budget Shopper

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                        I have used this product on three different projects. The first was a bathroom vanity. It took weeks to dry but I think it was due to being done in a hot and humid July. I then brushed on a stain to antique it. Then I used it on a ruff pine bench that I leave on our covered porch, this one dried quick. Lastly, I used it on our bedroom furniture and again antiqued it. Everything turned out perfect, the paint is easy and forgiving to use no brush marks and a nice smooth finish. Only the first project took a long time to dry the other projects would dry so fast I could apply a second coat within a couple of hours. I would definitely use this product again.

                        • I Am A:
                        • Family Older Kids

                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Super simple, professional finish

                        By Heather

                        from Cincinnati/Northern KY

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Bathroom
                          • Kitchen

                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                          We have used this product several times over the last five years. First in our kitchen, then in our bathrooms, over builder grade cabinets. I love that this paint is self-leveling, because it leaves a smooth, professional finish even if I'm not a pro at painting. This self-leveling does take longer to dry, so be prepared to wait a full 24 hours between coats. It has been five year since we first used this product in a heavy traffic kitchen with kids, and there are no nicks or dings in the paint. It is a fraction of the cost of the more expensive cabinet paint kits. I highly recommend it!

                          • I Am A:
                          • Family Older Kids

                          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Not impressed with coverage.

                          By Randy

                          from Mt. Airy, MD

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Levels Out Beautifully

                          Cons

                          • Poorcoverage4tintedwhts

                          Best Uses

                          • Doors
                          • Furniture
                          • Gameboards

                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                          I painted a bathroom door that was a builder white. I had Ace's "Cabinet, Door & Trim" paint tinted to New Canvas, E40. I needed 3 coats to hide a white with another white. The pre-mixed color, High Hiding White, hides better. Disappointing, BUT...very durable and extremely smooth! The trick is to try not to "back brush" too much. "Back brushing" will interrupt the leveling process.

                          • I Am A:
                          • Family Older Kids

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Excellent furniture and trim paint!

                          By Furniturerehab

                          from Boise, ID

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good coverage

                          Cons

                          • Slow dry time
                          • Smell

                          Best Uses

                          • Bathroom
                          • Bedroom
                          • Kitchen
                          • Living Room

                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                          I have painted several furniture items with Ace cabinet paint over the past 3.5 years. Wears amazingly well-- painted bunk beds 3 years ago and hasn't peeled or yellowed. Good coverage, but don't plan on trying to do fewer than 2 coats. Will probably redo all my trim in this paint eventually-- excited to see my store now carries the tintable bases!

                          • I Am A:
                          • Family Young Kids

                          (2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          2.0

                          runs like water

                          By james

                          from texas

                          About Me High-end Shopper

                          Pros

                          • Looks Great Once Dry

                          Cons

                          • Too Long Dry Time

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                            hours after putting on first coat it is still running...its like water. 6 hour dry time to touch 24 till recoat...it was a front door.. had to leave the house open with door off all day. Looks great if you have that much time to waste.

                            • I Am A:
                            • Family Older Kids

                            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Very pleased

                            By Joe fixit

                            from Evans ga

                            About Me Midrange Shopper

                            Pros

                            • Cleans Easy

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                                Painted my cabinets with this stuff, using a brush and a foam roller. The brush left minimal paint lines, and the foam roller left almost none. As it dries it looks like it is going to be very uneven, but fully dry it looks good. Covers well with the first coat and easy wash up of brush and roller. Needed a second coat in spots where there was a significant color change underneath. Cheap alternative to professional finish, with good results if not top notch. For the price well worth it. I bought it for cabinets but plan to use it for all my trim after seeing the good results.

                                • I Am A:
                                • Family Older Kids

                                (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                water cleanup with oil qualities

                                By katfan

                                from Houston, TX

                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Easy Clean up
                                • Looks Great
                                • Oil like look

                                Cons

                                • Heavy scent
                                • Slow dry time

                                Best Uses

                                • Bathroom
                                • Bedroom
                                • Kitchen
                                • Living Room

                                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Cabinet, Door & Trim Semi-Gloss Alkyd Enamel Paint - Gallon:

                                This paint is perfect for trim and cabinets. It dries with virtually no brush strokes! It does have a strong scent like an oil paint but is water based so you can clean with soap and water. Dry time is 24 hours so beware!

                                • I Am A:
                                • Family Young Kids

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