Reduce your paint and labor costs when specified a bright top coat


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When a coating specification calls for a bright color — such as a bright yellow, orange, pink, or fluorescent green on a complex work piece — contractors often lose considerable profit by wasting both paint and time. Typically, many intermediate/prime coats are gray or a dark color which require many passes and perhaps multiple drying cycles to get full coverage of the bright top coat.

A simple solution to this predicament is to ensure the intermediate/prime coat is bright white; not off-white, but bright white.

You should request your paint specifier to provide a bright white primer or, at the very least, an intermediary color between their standard prime and the final bright color. With a bright white intermediate color, you can often complete the project with only a single passing of the top coat. This will save you in paint, time, and profit.


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