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Discovered I didn't like Valspar interior paint

Still puttering here while waitin' to find the right house in Virginia.

My DW had an "inspiration". If you're married, you know what that means - you have (lots) more work that you hadn't planned to do. Our kitchen was wall papered - about 15 years ago. It still looked pretty good, but was starting to look old. We had planned on leaving that project for the eventual new owners, but..............no. Bad back and all, the DW starts ripping the paper down. Of course, she can't wash to paste off the walls.......but I digress.

The chosen paint - it's from Lowe's which means it's Valspar. I had already painted a bedroom with some of that brand, and the odor hung for over 2 weeks - barf. This paint, no odor, but it's so thin one coat barely covers and the second makes it minimal coverage. Of course the corners have to be done by brush - 3 coats with a brush and the drizzles and drips - musta used a roll of paper towels. It's done, looks decent, but I think I'm going back to using Sherwin Williams even at a few bucks more per bucket.

Now - I'm going to go work on my car and finish the list of minor problems so I can drive it some more next week


Dave W (Irelands Child/IC2)

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You know what?....well, this is what I think anyways.

No sense in painting for a new owner........its never going to be what they want anyways.

Thats the excuse, I always gave the old woman anyways.......lol




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Sounds like a good one to me,, '' I wish paintin was all I had on my list,, cry


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Before we put our house on the market, the we did the same thing, but I never took it off after I bought the house some 26 years earlier. cause they use tack paper, and it took abunch of paint with it! After we got it all looking nice, a few months later we repainted it different color, and then when we sold the house, the new owners repainted it again! We repainted the whole inside of the house and they repainted everything again!


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i painted a bedroom a while back that was dark purple.took 7 galons of paint. yep,7 galons in 1 bedroom.proly 12'x14'.if you want good coverage,use sw-a100.its high priced but it covers great.the paint i used in that bed room was cheap.the home owner bought it to save $$$. it cost him dearly for me to paint that room.no savings in doin 4 times!!

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