Buy paint for your home

So you decided the perfect color of your wall. So good, so you are ready to buy your paint, but wait. How much should you buy? If you buy too little, you will have to go back to the store and try to match the same color. If you buy too much, you just throw the money So how do you choose to buy how much paint?

First you need to accurately measure your wall space. Multiply the length by the height of each wall and add the numbers together. If you want to paint the same color of the ceiling, you should multiply the width of the length and add it to the total. Do all the rooms that you will draw and add totals together. Now multiply this number by 15%. The extra 15% accounted for waste, spill and a little extra touch.

Now that you have the total number of you, you need to find the transmission rate of your paint. This is the manufacturer said that the paint will cover the number of square feet per gallon. This number will vary by manufacturer, but usually about 3 to 400 square feet per gallon. Divide this number by the total area of ​​the wall space you have the gallon you need.

This is all. It is easy to calculate the amount of paint you need, so do not seize the opportunity just guess. Spend time measuring and making sure you have a smooth house painting experience