Do Lighter colors last longer or fade less than darker colors on exterior paint jobs?
Darker colors will tend to fade faster, but it does depend on the type of color and how dark it is. A dark Gray will fade slower than a really bold color like dark red or blue.
What is the most popular sheen for an exterior paint job?
“Low Sheen” is the most popular by far, followed by “Flat” (Which has no sheen)
Most popular sheen for Cabinets?
We generally use a “Semi Gloss” Product on cabinets, because of the amount use they generally get, a semi gloss sheen will hold up longer and stay scrubable longer.
Most Popular Sheen for interiors?
That depends, on the main living areas, we will generally use a flat or a low sheen (Depending on how much sheen you like and how much abuse the walls will take.) For trim the most popular sheen is Semi Gloss and for ceilings, generally we match the wall choice or use flat. Flat will show a lot less of the imperfections on a large horizontal space like a ceiling.
Do More colors cost more money?
Generally yes, the more colors we use, the more often we have to switch between paints, which takes more time. this is especially true for detailed ornamental exterior trim.