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Old 05-21-2007, 07:42 PM   #1
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Can I mix my own color tint using concrete coloring powder/pigment?


I'm about to stucco my home, and will be using white stucco with a tan pigment powder for my final coat.

I was worried about trying to color match the stucco for details/pipes/wires/etc, but then I got to thinking that maybe I can just pour some of that tan powder into white paint, little by little, til I get the color exact. Is there anything that I'm missing, or will that work fine?

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Can I mix my own color tint using concrete coloring powder/pigment?


I've never tried that so can't say definitively, but I sure wouldn't do it.

That powder will likely ruin the durability properties of the paint.

The paint store, or home depot will match the paint for you at no charge.

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Can I mix my own color tint using concrete coloring powder/pigment?


I agree with joewho
I've never tried it, but that's because I'm sure it won't work
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Really? Damn, I never would've thought that! Well thanks a lot for the advice, I guess that extra bucket of matte white in the garage will stay as such, and I'll be bringing my samples in!
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