New House, Old Paint

 I’ve had many buyers preview homes and see a garage filled with paint cans…. they ask what can they do with all that old paint….. here’s a tip I just ran across that I think will be of interest of both buyers and sellers in San Diego County:

C.A.R. Green Tip of the Week: Recycled paint

What happens to all the latex paint that is dropped off at hazard waste centers? It’s recycled and is being resold at your local paint distributors, Dunn-Edwards and Kelly-Moore, for instance. Recycled paint sells for less, but the quality and viscosity is augmented by blending it with virgin materials.

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