Does anybody have any comments on the following exterior house paints?
ICI Paints Dulux Fortis
Porter Paints Acri-Shield
I live in the St. Louis, Missouri area, and was getting estimates for a
house painting job.
Do an archive search here on best house paints. And Consumer Reports,
too. There are some pretty poor products out there and most painters
don't care much beyond what goes on fast and looks good so they can
get on to the next job. They warranty their labor, not the paint, so
you should choose a long lived product based on more than hearsay.
An acquaintance contracted with a painter, and she was to provide
whatever paint she wanted. She wanted "the best", got Porter. After
two coats to a small area, the painter pointed out that it needed a
She went over to WalMart, got paint, and took the unopened cans
back to Porter, and got a very satisfactory paint job.
No endorsements expressed or implied, just telling the story.
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