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What Do I Do With My Leftover Paint?

You just completed a paint job, or better yet, Brooks Painting just completed one for you.  You have leftover paint and want to figure out what to do with it.  Here are some perfect uses for the extra paint that you have sitting around.

1.)      Use it.  Accent walls are a great way to add a little pop with paint you have sitting around.  Maybe you have a small bedroom or bathroom that needs painting.  That old storage shed out back needs a new coat, or the side fence.  Look around your house and see what you can use that old paint for before you move on to the next steps.

2.)      Keep it.  It is always good to have touch up paint after a project is completed.  The way paint manufacturers are constantly being forced to change the makeup of paint, it is best to have an old can around.  Make sure it is labeled, and the lids are securely on so that no air gets to the paint.  Store it in a location where the temperatures will not freeze of get too hot.

3.)      Share it.  If you have a lot of paint leftover, offer it to your friends and family.  Has someone commented how much they love the color of your room or house?  Save them a few dollars and give them the paint.  Don’t forget to refer them to Brooks Painting.

4.)      Recycle it.  In California we now paint a fee on every quart, gallon, and five gallon bucket of paint we buy.  This goes to California Paint Care, our state paint recycling fee.  Most paint stores are required to take your old leftover paint, and most landfills have free drop-offs too.  Brooks Painting will be hosting a free recycling drop off for the month of August.  You can drop off any old paint cans, as long as they are in good condition and not leaking for free to our office.  We will then properly dispose of it for you.

 

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Brooks Panting Inc. just finished painting the exterior of our house. The crew did a terrific job. The house is a mid century modern with redwood paneling and an unusual amount of trim work. The Brooks crew was efficient, the quality of the painting was exceptional and the work was completed on time! Because of the age of the house several panels needed to be replaced. Brooks had the expertise to closely match the new paneling with the old paneling. I would not hesitate to recommend this company. They are professionals!

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Shawn W.

They are on time! They show up! It was a big job and they were good and fast. Very nice guys.

Tracy W.

Brooks Painting painted our home in Sacramento in March of 2022. Tim did a great job power washing our home. Corey, Flint, and Kristen were very helpful in the bid and. planning. process. The painting crew was excellent. Arrived on time each day and the project was finished in 5 days as promised. All worked very hard.

M Hawkins

We would recommend them highly. [They] painted and did a good job. Kept everything clean and cleaned up after, very polite.

Muriel Y.

Great job in every way- quality of work to customer service.

Debbie M.

Listened to my needs and offered good suggestions. Customer confidence in value and quality.

John K.

Eric and his crew were on time every day and did a very thorough job. I was thrilled that they were willing to paint my outdoor light fixtures which were getting rusty. I was particularly impressed how much time they spent going over their work at the end to catch spots that were missed. I’ll be using them again for interior painting.

C Lewis

You are an excellent company and I couldn't be any happier with your work. This is your second job for me and both were excellent.

Donald S., Realtor

Consummate professionals! We hired Brooks to repaint the exterior of our house, and they did a fantastic job. The paint looks wonderful, everyone was also on time, friendly, and respectful of our property. Exceptional communication through the entire process. I was worried about damage to the landscaping near the house (bad previous experience with another outfit), but they were all very understanding and the crew was super careful. Did what they said they would do with no weirdness, no smoking, no radio, and they cleaned up after themselves nicely. This picky customer is very happy!

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