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Old 09-01-2005, 05:43 PM   #16
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slickshift - Your quotation skills could easily land you a cushy position in the mainstream media

greg4090 - Thanks for the information. I've seen so much panning of Behr over on the contractor forums that I've pretty much written them off as a choice. As for price in general, I'm willing to pay the $ necessary to get the right paint. More importantly, I'm looking for good service and advice. I, along with many others I know, have had bad luck obtaining either from big box retailers. For these reasons, I'm leaning towards a specialty paint store for my purchase.

On that note, I was getting ready to make some purchases but I spent a bit too much on my best friend's bachelor party last weekend! Definitely worth it though. I'll have the $ together by next weekend, so I'll be sure to let you guys know what I chose and how everything came out.

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Old 09-01-2005, 11:59 PM   #17
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Worth every penny

Good luck with your project, please post back how it comes out
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You mentioned wanting "flat" white paint. All things being equal, the flatter the paint the better it hides imperfections. However, the glossier the paint, the tougher/easier-to-clean it is (although gloss enamel can chip).

So - IMHO you want to move yourself along that scale from the flat end as far as you can stand, so you get the most durability.

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I totally forgot about this post until the reply e-mail I received as a result of romelle's post. To make a long story short, the old gf and I broke up and I ended up building a new home. I did paint the garage walls as well as the floor in the new home. The good news was the wallboard was brand new and I saved a lot of time on prep as a result. I used Kilz standard latex for primer and SW white interior semi-gloss latex for paint. Here are a couple pics:





In case anyone is wondering about the floor, I used a product called UCoat It. I highly recommend this product for garage floors. I've had absolutely no hot tire pickup in 15 months and the coating is thick, durable and easy to clean. The same can't be said for my neighbors floor coatings that were purchased from various big box stores. UCoat It is an expensive product, but this is one of those cases where you get what you pay for.

Again, thanks all for the advice!

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