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Custom Tinting to match older paint

My wife and I bought a quart of paint to match a wall in our home that had been painted years ago.  We used that to touch it up and it matched perfectly.  We then decided we needed more and bought a gallon.  After painting most of another wall with it we noticed the next day that it has a reddish tint to it, and stands out noticeably.

The numbers for the quart are: 
CLNRT: OZ 384th
CL: 0 119
LL: 0 291
RL: 0 37

The numbers for the gallon are:
CLNRT: OZ 384th
CL: 1 92
LL: 3 12
RL: 0 148

Should these numbers be the same?  Or because of the size difference is it normal for them to be different?

Will the paint center help me out and make us whole with a gallon of paint that will match the quart?  Or do we need to buy another gallon and hope it matches?
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Posted 2015-04-02T18:33:00+0000  by KevinEidsmo KevinEidsmo
 
Sorry to learn of your problem KevinEidsmo!

Yes, you are correct ... the quart container used one-fourth of the tint used to make the gallon.

And, I did the math ... the two formulas are correct and should match.

Since you're having a problem, you have at least two options:
1) Consider completing the wall and cutting in directly in the corner; or
2) Taking a 1-inch square of the existing wall color back to The Paint Pit for color matching.

Take the can that has the slight reddish tint back as well.

Your store should either:
1) Adjust the color to eliminate the red; or
2) Return the container and sell you a new, color matched container. 

Again, sorry you're having the problem!
Posted 2015-04-02T19:25:03+0000  by Pat_HD_ATL
 
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