Originally Posted by michigan
Your thoughts on Oil based vs. water based?
On my own house, I like to use a slow drying "long oil" primer and two top coats of a premium grade water base paint. I'm partial to Benjamin Moore so I'll use Aura as the top coat.
On my jobs I'll still use Aura, but may switch to an acrylic primer if I need a faster dry time. Some of my smaller jobs may last only one day, and it just dose not make sense to use an oil primer that needs to dry overnight.