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3 Paints That Make A Difference

If you want the job done right

Just as finding the right color using the right paint is just as important if not more so. Shopping at just one paint store leaves you with a limited selection and possibly the wrong product for your project.

To ensure you have the correct product for your project I visit multiple different paint stores a day. Most painters only go to one store just as Kelly More, but I am familiar with and use all brands of paint. Some jobs such as molding require Benjamin Moore products due to the sheen, ability to reduce brush lines, easy touch up, and outstanding adhesion. Most painters will recommend Kelly More’s 1685 Dura Poxy, but I find that it comes off as plastically and is not as durable.

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3 Things to Consider Before Painting

Have you been following the latest painting trends and want to give your home a fresh and trendy new look? The process can be overwhelming. Going to the paint counter, picking colors, and then actually painting it can make your head spin. Choosing the right color, while it might seem simple, is a science that color consultants have mastered. What you see in a magazine or online cannot be matched by going to your local paint store, as there are many factors that need to be taken into account.

First – Consider Light

Your house is unique you might have afternoon sun; you might have shadowing from a tree, or so forth.

Second – Start with the big items

You want to start with the most expensive item like your floors or counter tops and then work your way to paint and accessories.

It is important to have a professional like myself bring a deck into your home and take into account the above factors to save you time and money.

What paint is the best choice?

Are you concerned with fumes I can recommend a low VOC product. Flat, eggshell, satin, and semi-gloss overwhelmed yet??

I have a house under construction can you help me?

Of course, but I recommend that you have your floors, and counter tops picked prior to having me come and pick colors.

Before you have a color consultant come in have these two things ready:

  1. Samples of counter tops, flooring, or whatever else is relevant to that room such as bedding.
  2. Your inspiration for the project: a magazine, Pinterest , etc.

Color consulting is my specialty in addition to the application of the paint. If you’re in the San Jose area, I can help you choose the right colors for your environment and taste. Check out my color consultation service!

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19551 Almaden Rd
San Jose, CA 95120

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What we liked most about working with Jennifer is that she is a perfectionist. She doesn't rush and ended up staying an extra day because she wanted to do more touch up, that wasn't even at our request.

S D.
Manteca, CA