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Gallon of paint?

How big of an area does it cover? How do you figure out how much you need?

 
dragonlady320

Asked by dragonlady320 at 8:19 PM on May. 13, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (18)
  • Each one is different. it says on the can. You can probably find out online or check the can when you buy it.
    Mel_in_PHX

    Answer by Mel_in_PHX at 8:20 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • I'd check with the sales person at the store, or try diy.com.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 8:20 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • It depends on the nap of roller and how many coats you need. A bonus tip... If painting colored walls, keep the upper colored line down about an inch from the ceiling, it will make a nice crisp line and you don't have to worry about the ceiling...
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 8:47 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • It depends on whether you'll need 1 or 2 coats, the quality of the paint, and the rollers use you. Measure your walls, then ask at the paint department.
    SherriPie

    Answer by SherriPie at 9:52 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:20 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • I am not sure.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 9:57 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • not sure
    mommythree0508

    Answer by mommythree0508 at 10:58 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • no idea, but i bet the paint store will know
    asil

    Answer by asil at 11:28 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • Depends- on the roller, quality of paint and if what you're attempting to cover- dark colors are hard to cover.

    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:57 AM on May. 14, 2011

  • It uually says on the container.. You could always ask a paint specialist!
    DomsMama07

    Answer by DomsMama07 at 1:23 AM on May. 14, 2011

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