Bought 4 gallons of Home Depot (Behr) latex paint for some room painting.
I used roller and edge tool to paint the first room. It looks great.
However, on the second room, the part where I used the edge tool shows up
lighter that the walls where I used the roller.
What would have caused this? The paint is completely dry now.
Most likely you didn't mix the separate gallons before using and "cut
in" the second room w/ different mix than you finished rolling out with.
Second, lighting differences and texture between the roller and the pad
can make apparent differences shade.
Agreee with mixing all 4 gallons together, but color making is
extremely accurate these days. So its more likely that the paint is
thinner with the edge tool gizmo. I usually mask everything, do the
cut ins with a sash brush, then roll without fear because the masking
allows me to get the roller real close to the trim because its
masked. A second coat will fix it. Edge cutter gizmos are usually a
waste of money, mask, brush and roller is still the best IMHO.
As was mentioned, the paint should have been mixed in one big bucket. Was
this mixed paint at HD or just 4 seperate gallon cans already mixed ? Check
to see if they were the same lot number. Even this does not make it all
look the same.
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