Question

Can the no-VOC paint by Freshaire be mixed with Glidden's interior flat latex paint? I need to lighten the no-VOC color.

Asked by Susan
Keller, TX

Answer

Your best bet is not to mix.

Interestingly, Freshaire and Glidden are owned by the same parent company, ICI. If you look at non-VOC paints, they all have their own special formulations and properties. Many, such as Freshaire, come in set palettes, so I don't think it would be a good idea to mix.

Rather than throwing good money after bad, if you have FreshAire on hand, you can donate it (to a local school theater program, for example) and purchase a new color paint for your home.


For more information:

Read William Fry's Q&A "Is the no-VOC paint Freshaire Choice a good pick for painting my son's room?"

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