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Where is the best place to buy paint in the San Francisco Area? !

Where is the best place to buy paint in the San Francisco Area?
Where is the best place to buy paint in the San Francisco Area?
Where is the best place to buy paint in the San Francisco Area?

Are you considering what type of paint to buy for your home, or where to buy your house paint? Waffling between just running in to a big box home-improvement store or heading out to a quality paint store? Both options definitely exist here in the Bay Area.

Deciding where to buy your paint can actually have a significant effect on your whole painting project. There are several reasons that you may want to avoid the big box stores, and choose your paint in a paint store.

Paint Stores Offer Superior Customer Service

When you buy paint in a paint store, you are usually also getting expert advice along with it. Employees in these stores will be able to knowledgeably tell you the best types of paints and tools to use for your unique project. Getting this kind of guidance can save you from costly and time-consuming mistakes, and give you insight when you face a potential problem or unique situation.

Employees in big box stores are not often able to be so fully and specifically trained. They will know the basics of color matching and standard application, but there is a good chance they have never heard of some of the tools and paints needed for specialty techniques or textures. They might not know what to advise you in regard to authentic colors for historic homes, or techniques for plaster repair.

Even if you have to drive a little farther to find a good paint store, you will likely be glad you consulted someone with the expertise to answer your questions accurately before you purchase paint and supplies.

Paint Stores Offer Superior Products

Another reason to choose a good paint store for your purchase is that you will be able to find more top-quality, reputable paints. Using a premium paint will help ensure that your project turns out beautiful and keeps on looking beautiful for a long time. A good paint store will usually be better able to point you to a product you can trust, such as Benjamin Moore's eco-friendly Aura line, or the long-lasting Duration line from Sherwin Williams.

Quality San Francisco painting contractors agree that using high-end products produces a better-looking finish, and will last longer before your next repainting. A good paint store will be able to supply you with this kind of product, as well as the excellent brushes and other supplies used by professional painters.

Paint Stores in the San Francisco Bay Area

There are many stores that specialize in paint and paint supplies here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are just a few you could check out:

Fregosi & Company Paints

Creative Paint

Pursel Quality Paints

House of Color

As you consider where to buy your paint, keep this in mind: your project is far more likely to turn out just like you imagined if you have expert guidance and excellent paint.

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