White Paint Question

I bought a house 3 years ago, and it has very nice, durable, and glossy (not speaking technically here--just going by appearance) appearing white paint on the the moldings. One room has a sort of beige paint and my wife wants to paint it white. I would like to have a little bit of contrast between the white on the walls and the white on the molding. I have Sherwin Williams classic 99 interior satin latex paint (extra white) that I used on my previous house. I am wondering whether this paint will be a little darker than what I have or whether it will be the same color as the moldings (which I don't want). Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks,
JD
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Decij wrote:

you got to get a small can and try an area to see what it looks like.. if satisfied then get a bigger can and finish the job. if not satisfied then get something else and try again....
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Now who could answer a question like that without seeing it ?? Geeze, da questions.
Get a pro out you need a manual Z done first
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It will be about the same. And it will, of course, have a satin sheen, not flat, which will make it look even closer. I'd get a different white if I were you. That is the exact color I'd use to paint white trim. By the way, do yourself a favor and use SuperPaint. It costs more, but you will get a guaranteed one coat (in your scenario).
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White paint can vary as to the "whiteness". You need to get color chip samples from HD or Lowe's and match your baseboard white with a sample and see what other whites go with it. You have to be careful or you might end up with something that looks like you tried to match it and missed. You may want flat paint instead of glossy on the walls.
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Sure it will be the same, right . I could get you 100 shades of white easy. All called "whites" What is white ? greyd is most comon for coverage, and needs blue grey tones, the beige side is for what it says. Plus whites yellow or darken so even with a name nobody could answer you
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Decij wrote:

Normally, trim is painted with semi-gloss paint.

That shouldn't be a problem. Are you saying these moldings still have the original semi-gloss white? Get paint chips from the store and find out the closest to what you have.
Wall paint, unlike trim paint, is normally satin sheen or the in-between eggshell (which is easier to clean). This alone will create a contrast with the molding. I'm not sure you want to have a very close match, though; contrast might be a better approach. "White" has a lot of variation, even outside of "off-white".
I have Sherwin

Can't tell you what you have, of course, let alone how it looks against the white trim that you have. Satin generally looks just a little darker, anyway, because it is less reflective.
Personally, I don't know why you're keeping the moldings that same bright white. If I were changing the color to white, I'd find a contrasting color. It depends on how visible this room is from the other areas.
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