We are having new siding put up on only 3 sides of house.
Will have to match the paint color for the painting of the new siding
against what is presently on the side that
is not to be re-sided.
Will use a piece of the old siding as a color match which, I'm told, they
can do very accurately at the paint stores using a
How true is this; a "real good" match to be expected ?
What I'm also interested in before I have any painters over is the
I'm assuming that at the paint store they (can) only mix up the colors for 1
gal cans at a time with the correct pigment (on the basis of the
So, how does one insure that all the cans they do this way are really
It's hard to believe that if each can is done individually, there are not
dslight ifferences in shade, etc., no matter how accurately the pigments are
Can they do, e.g., a larger volume than 1 gal (at a time) ?
Or, does one insist that the painter mix in a large jug at least 5 gallons
or so, so that at least each side of the house is identical and uniform ?
How is this "problem" usually handled, please ?