Save Big Money On Paint: If You Don't Care About The Color

The other great place to look is your local sanitation department. Most cities have specific divisions that deal with paints, since you can’t just toss them in a landfill. In Alameda, CA, it’s a garage full of five-gallon buckets of paint, wall to wall. They’ll just let you take what you want in most cases. They have to dispose of it somehow anyway!

Little whats-his-name will be so happy you saved money, he won’t even notice that his room is tow-zone yellow. —MEGHANN MARCO

Update: Sherwin-Williams Customer Service Is Color Blind, Now My Car Looks Crazy

Update: Sherwin-Williams Customer Service Is Color Blind, Now My Car Looks Crazy

Awesome Paint Preview Tool

Awesome Paint Preview Tool

Thinking about painting a room in your house, but aren’t sure what it will look like? Curbly points the way to Benjamin Moore’s website, where there is a truly nifty tool for previewing paint colors. You can choose sample rooms that are similar to yours, or for 10 bucks, upload pictures of your actual room.

Sherwin-Williams Customer Service Is Color Blind, Now My Car Looks Crazy

Sherwin-Williams Customer Service Is Color Blind, Now My Car Looks Crazy

A Sherwin-Willams’ store incompetence totally messed up Fred’s car. Look at that hood front quarter and nose fascia..

Ghetto Paint Your Car

Ghetto Paint Your Car

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Renters Speak: Lead Paint Chips and Sweatpants Lawyers

From ‘Saralegal,’ the girl with the best lawyer-to-be nickname ever:

Here is my tragic tale of woe from an apartment in Baltimore, MD.