Was just wondering about the machines, I guess they are called Photometers,
that most paint stores now seem to have to match colors. The one where you
put in a sample piece having the old color on it, and it cranks out the
formula for the new paint mix.
How good are they in practice ? (will be trying to match an exterior house
Is it necessary to calibrate them often ?
Do they all use the same brand of machine, or are some acknowledged to be
"better" than others in matching ? Any experiences in what the Benjamin
Moore stores use ?
How do they match the "sheen" ? e.g., exterior paints (and I imagine
interior also) come in everything from flat to real glossy. Do they match
this also ?
Any thoughts on this would be most appreciated.