My wife is anxious to get the house repainted, so lately we've been
shopping for paint. As with most things regarding home maintenance,
there's a bit of a sticker shock as we've been looking around. There's
also a huge range in price, but of course you never know when you're
being penny wise and pound foolish.
We've been to the Benjamin Moore store, Lowes, and have looked at
Sherman Williams, Home Depot and Sears. We've seen price-per-gallon
ranging from $12 to $32. What's the sense out there of the best price
to value ratio? What's the best paint for the cheapest price?
My wife's partial to the American Traditions Duramax from Lowes at
$30/gallon. Benjamin Moore came in at $32/gallon. Sears exterior latex
in the circular was $12, and there's everything in between.
I thought I'd appeal to the general wisdom of the group in trying to