I'm building a covered patio structure. I want to paint it a custom white color which matches the exterior house color. Had my house painted several years ago by a professional painting company. They insisted on using Dunn Edwards paint. I just bought two gallons of the same flat latex custom color ( nothing exotic just white base with some black and yellow tint). Two gallons cost me $68. Wow, I think that's expensive.
Can someone explain why paint brands are different, if they truly are? What is the real difference in premium brands vs the brands sold by Home Depot, such as Behr or Frazee Paint.
Why would I go back to the Dunn Edwards retail store and buy their paint over another brand? They sure didn't convince or even tell me the difference between their paint and others. Don't get me wrong the Dunn Edwards paint applied and covered very nicely, but I still need to justify the price disparity.