What can I do with leftover paint?
Do not pour it down your drain. If it is a latex paint, leave opened until dry and you can throw it in the regular trash. For oil based paints and stains, please contact the city to find how to dispose of it.
How many square feet does one gallon of paint cover? It covers between 300 and 400 square feet depending on the color paint, surface texture, application process.
How do I figure square feet?
Meausre the length of the wall and the height of the wall, multiply the two numbers together
What materials do I need to paint with?
Paint, primer, brush, drop cloth, roller, roller frame, tape, laquer thinner, rags, caulk
What is the difference between an alkyd and an acrylic?
Acrylic holds color better, is easy to work with by is not as durable.
Alkyds have harder finish and is self-leveling but it also yellows with time, takes more time to ry and smells.
What interior sheen do you have?
Flat, matte, eggshell, pearl, satin, semi-gloss
What exterior sheen do you have?
Flat (Super Spec only), low luster, soft gloss
Which paint do you recommend for trim?
Satin Impervo for its durability
What sheen do you recommend for kitchens or bathrooms?
Peral finish because of its washibiliy
What are popluar colors for 2008?
Bright limes, vivid blues, deep reddish purples, coral, deep reds, soft turquoise, and bright yellows