Matching Colors of New Paint
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Matching Colors of New Paint ::
 
Matching a new paint to a color sample procured subsequent to an historic paint and color analysis can be accomplished in one of several ways. We offer the following information not only to help you understand the level of color matching you may need and/or expect to obtain but also to help all parties achieve the most accurate match possible both quickly and efficiently.
 
One of the most common ways to get a close match is simply to take the color sample and give it to a sales person at the local retail outlet of the paint manufacturer that you have selected and ask them to match it. This implies that you only want a reasonably close visual match. No matching specifications or technical criteria are involved.
Spectrophotometer
(Spectrophotometer used to measure color samples.)
Another common approach is to do the same but at a store that has computer color matching capabilities right there. The implication here is that the store-based computer color matching equipment and personnel can provide you with an exact match. Be advised that this is not the case. You can expect only a tolerable match, but depending upon the color and the paint used, the match may not be any better than that done visually, as in example 1 above.
An alternative is to take the color sample and give it to a sales person at the local retail outlet of the paint manufacturer that you have selected and ask them to send it to their technical color lab to match it there. This implies that you are more serious about the quality of the match you want them to do for you. You are looking for a very good visual match.
A final alternative is to have us contact the technical color matching lab of the paint company whose paint you would like to use and we will work with them directly to obtain a perfect color match for you in the paint product line of your choice.