Do i need to make an appointment?
For a custom paint or stain match, you need to get your project added to our Daly's Match Schedule. Bring in the wood you need to match and the wood you are matching to, and we'll get you signed up on the list. There is a $30 fee for the service, plus cost of materials. Plan for a few days to make the color, in the busy summer months it may be longer.
You do not need to make an appointment for help at the stain counter, if you want to test a couple colors.
What Grit Sandpaper should I use?
Answer to question 1
What's the dry time of...
Here are the basic rules-of-thumb when it comes to product dry times:
NOTE: If the first coat is still tacky to the touch, do not apply a second coat yet.
Oil Based Products that need at least 24 hours:
Can I return my paint?
Paint, once tinted, is non-returnable. We are able to take back standard colors of Daly's Wood Stains, if unopened and in good condition.
What Sheen do you RECOMMEND?
PAINT SHEEN BASICS
This is a general overview of the different paint sheens. Each manufacturer offers their own selection of sheens and finishes. We can guide you to the right choice for each brands.
What is the Daly's Stain Counter, How does it work?
When you come into Daly's, you'll notice we have a counter dedicated just to stains. We are always happy to brush out 3-5 different samples on your wood, so you can test the colors and see if we have a shade that is good-to-go. If we determine your project qualities for a Custom Stain Match, we will then sign you up for our $30 stain-matching service. No appointment is needed to work with us at the stain counter. If we are stacked up in the store, know that it may take a little while.
How Do your decorators work?
We make house calls!
Our designers work both in the store and in your home. We can help you with window treatments, wallcoverings, paint colors, even flooring and lighting.
There are two designers in each store, you can book a free in-store consultation or an in-home call (within our trade area) for $100/hr. Most home visits last from an hour to 90 minutes.
We also have an extensive selection of wallcoverings, blinds and fabrics in the shop and you are welcome to come anytime.
Articles & How-To
Notes on Varnishing
Exterior Mildew Information
Choosing Interior Colors
Custom Paint-Stain with Barbie
Instant Curb Appeal: Door Transformation
Peel & Stick Wallpaper!