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Old 05-01-2008, 09:34 PM   #1
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Paint With Best Coverage?


Hello,

Just wondering if anyone knows which paint has the best square foot coverage per gallon for interior painting.

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Old 05-02-2008, 07:44 AM   #2
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Hello,

Just wondering if anyone knows which paint has the best square foot coverage per gallon for interior painting.

Thanks!
Ah - Best paint huh. They all will claim 400 sq ft per gallon as far as I know. The real question is how many coats will you need.
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I would go with Benjamin Moore in my experience it covers best.

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In general, the better paints have better sq. ft. coverage
So you'll get (sometimes over 150 sq. ft. ) more from a premium Ben Moore, Sherwin Williams, Pittsburgh, Etc, than from a Wal*Mart, Home Depot, Bennie's type paint
But between the top lines there's not enough difference to make a difference
They are all claiming 400/450 now, but your specific substrate can blow that out of the water pretty quick
Sort of like the EPA stickers on cars...if you drive them just like they are tested you might get what the sticker says
But most people will get somewhat less...and will vary greatly
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