Getting Ready to paint my house. I am going to use roller and brush.
Consumer reports show Flat Glidden Paint (Spread Dura) is the Best Buy at $
15 per gal.
Does anyone have experience with Glidden paints? It is sold by Hone Depot,
which makes me a little leery. Any problems? If so, any recommendations for
Has anyone heard of Frazee Paint, which is very popular here in Southern
I deal with a lot of painters. Half swear by Duron and the other swear by
If you go with SW, don't use the Superpaint. The bottom-of-the-line Style
Perfect is the stuff they swear by.....
Are you crazy? The bottom of the line of ANY brand is crap. SuperPaint is
good paint, as is the pro line ProMar 200. There is no sense at all in
talking about brands. There is only sense in talking about specific paints
within a brand. Comparing SW to Duron is a waste of time.
Frazee Paint is used by one builder here and it is exterior for stucco
(Southern Nevada desert) . I can't attest to the quality of the
I'm using Behr paint on my stucco.
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and a natural deficiency in moral fiber, and that I am therefore
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IIRC, Glidden has been around for years and years befoe HD. Glidden is a
brand marketed in the US by ICI (IMperial Chemical Industries) an old line
UK chemicals and paint maker.
I irst used Glidden back about 1979 - 1980, long before HD cranked up. It
was reasonably prced then, and gave good service.
-Sometimes, people ask similar questions to yours, but they're only talking
about a two gallon job, and then it seems silly not to just buy the best,
which amounts to maybe $14.00 for the two gallons. Paint like Devoe or Pratt
-In your case, you'd probably get a discount for buying 20 gallons, so maybe
you're talking an extra hundred for all of it. Weigh this against how much
you love to paint. And paint again.
NJ. Benjamin Moore is the big dog around here. It has the brand
recognition my customers want to see. That being said, I've used
Glidden, especially the acrylic primer, and found it to be excellent
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