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NFT: Paint match question

Giantimistic : 5/23/2020 2:12 pm
I want to paint my trex stairs (lava rock) to my wood porch that I want to paint. Is there any way to know what color brown it is in paint? I keep looking but cannot find.

IMO take a leftover scrap piece from the stairs  
bigblue1124 : 5/23/2020 2:34 pm : link
And bring to either Lowe’s or Home Depot to match the color. But being you are trying to match an artificial product with wood you may have a hard time getting a perfect match? Generally both places can match paint and stain for wood.
Good luck!
Not like the old days anymore...  
BC Eagles94 : 5/23/2020 3:37 pm : link
if you don't know a paint color at home, no worries. New technology now. Bring a chip of that paint to your local store, and they will match off of that.
RE: IMO take a leftover scrap piece from the stairs  
EricJ : 5/23/2020 5:24 pm : link
In comment 14909554 bigblue1124 said:
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And bring to either Lowe’s or Home Depot to match the color.


I would recommend Benjamin Moore instead of HD or Lowes.
Another option  
oghwga : 5/23/2020 6:04 pm : link
Is that instead of trying to match but not matching exactly go with a totally different shade or color that complements the porch
All good feedback  
Giantimistic : 5/23/2020 9:32 pm : link
I was also playing with the Benjamin Moore app to match the color. Came up with a good choice. I would be curious if the store matched it the same. I scanned the wood piece I had on my printer and got a good sample color.
RE: RE: IMO take a leftover scrap piece from the stairs  
PA Aggie : 5/24/2020 9:44 am : link
In comment 14909614 EricJ said:
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In comment 14909554 bigblue1124 said:


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And bring to either Lowe’s or Home Depot to match the color.



I would recommend Benjamin Moore instead of HD or Lowes.



+1

One may not think paint from one manufacturer is very different from another, but it is. A great paint from Ben Moore is usually only $10-15 more per gallon than others and worth every penny. You will also get better advice from the owners of the local store as opposed to the workers of a box store.
I only use ecospaint  
Giantimistic : 5/24/2020 12:39 pm : link
And Benjamin Moore. I had a ceiling mold problem in my bathroom and did BM bath and spa and haven’t had an issue in 2 years.
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