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Fredkrueger100

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Nice! I have at question for you. Where did you get your front door and who installed it? I have the exact same one and I need to replace mine (it’s looking old....like me).
I got it from Lowe’s. We had to special order it. Craig contractors here in Shawnee did it. He does all my work that I can’t do myself. My dad has known the man that owns it since high school. Him and his son are great. I originally got one that looked almost the same from Home Depot and we had it shipped to our house. When we took it out of the packaging I noticed a huge crack running across the top of the door and another one towards the middle. I was sick. We took it up to HD and got a refund. I then got this door from Lowe’s and had it shipped to the store. It is excellent.
 

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If there are any painters or anyone that knows, I had to touch up some spots that I don’t go over good enough and now you can see where I went over it. Is there a way to make it blend better without painting over the whole wall? Most people probably wouldn’t notice it but I have OCD so of course I do. I notice little specks on the house. Lol.


If you sprayed the original and are trying to touch up with a brush or roller, you are probably seeing a slight texture difference, and not a color change.

You can blend it, by feathering the edges like someone else said, with either a roller or a brush.

Don't over work the paint. Don't put it on in the direct sun or heat of the day. Mind your ambient conditions listed on the can and the data page though. If you don't have a data page, or don't know what one is google Sherwin-Williams (insert name of paint here) and you can easily find one. It will tell you more about that paint than you ever wanted to know.

Touch up is touch up, and when it's new it will be visible if you are OCD. Brand new paint always has a little more sheen than paint that was applied even a few days ago, even if it's flat. The glossier the material, the worse it shows different textures and imperfections. As the paint ages, the sheen will soften and get covered with dirt and dust and the other normal stuff that happens to the outside of the house and it will become less noticeable, and eventually you won't be able to find it even if you know where it is. Touch up your house, and then leave it alone. If you spend a bunch of time making it match on the day of the touchup, it won't match later. Which would you rather have? Be patient.
 

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I got it from Lowe’s. We had to special order it. Craig contractors here in Shawnee did it. He does all my work that I can’t do myself. My dad has known the man that owns it since high school. Him and his son are great. I originally got one that looked almost the same from Home Depot and we had it shipped to our house. When we took it out of the packaging I noticed a huge crack running across the top of the door and another one towards the middle. I was sick. We took it up to HD and got a refund. I then got this door from Lowe’s and had it shipped to the store. It is excellent.

It looks beautiful! Thanks for letting me know. I appreciate it!
 

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My wife wanted to paint the side door the same as the gun. I wasn’t happy about it and didn’t think it would look good. I was wrong. I actually really like it.
 

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