Does paint look lighter or darker on the wall?

Answer On One Hand: Paint Looks Darker on a WallAccording to Pratt and Lambert paint experts, paint tends to take on a darker color when used over a large wall area. Thus, they recommend choosing the colo... Read More »

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When paint dries does it dry lighter or darker?

It depends on the quality of the paint. Higher quality house paints dry darker while paints made only for coverage and price tend to dry lighter.

Does latex paint dry darker or lighter?

Latex paint grows darker as it dries. When you buy paint, apply paint to a small area of the wall and let it dry completely. Check the color to be sure it is correct and then paint the room.Referen... Read More »

Does paint look lighter or darker on the walls?

On One Hand: Some Look Lighter When DryPaint will dry to a lighter color if it is a low-quality flat paint. Lower quality paints with a flat base tend to dry light because they start with a much th... Read More »

Why is the wall colour lighter than the cut in corners when the paint dries?

Because a brush leaves a thicker coat of paint. When you use a roller a common mistake is to spread the paint over too large area. Also you paint over the cut in bits of wall making the coat even t... Read More »