Marking Paint

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by tthomass, Oct 18, 2007.

  1. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Messages: 3,498

    Where do you buy yours and how much do you pay?

    Lowe's? Home Depot? Rental store?
  2. Adam's Lawn and Garden

    Adam's Lawn and Garden LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    I don't do hardscaping, but i have a few cans for misc. stuff. Mine was like 4 bucks a can, and it is "suppossed" to not clog for 10 years. I guess we'll see in 9 more. But it still works. I get my from Standard Concrete, which is the local hardscape dealer, EP Henry, stone, dirt, etc.

  3. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Messages: 3,498

    $4-$7 is what I see. I just don't see why its so dang expensive. Should be like $2 each max......its waste paint, we're not painting an object we're trashing it.
  4. B. L. Landscaping

    B. L. Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    I can get a case of twelve for $30 at my supply store.
  5. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    AM Leonard, about $30 per case for paint and $35 per case for spray chalk. You need to call and speak with an account manager, I usually speak with Nancy Rudy and she makes great deals.

  6. McKeeLand

    McKeeLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    I had a guy call me on the phone like 4 years ago and sell marking paint. it was like 4 cases for $100 or so and they threw in a wand sprayer. i didn't need paint for like two seasons. wish i could remember who it was. we just buy it buy the case as HD or Lowes now.
  7. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    I'd be happy to find a good bulk deal on marking paint and string line. Seems to be the 2 things i forget to work into my estimates!!!
  8. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,929

    We pay $2.50/ can when buying it by the case. I usually go through about 15-20 cases per year.

  9. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    i also cannot find a good price on marking paint.... $5.25/can here
  10. STL Ponds and Waterfalls

    STL Ponds and Waterfalls LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,174

    I use to buy it at a discount tool store called cummins for $2.50 for each semi clogged can but still worked fine. To bad they closed. $4-$5 at HD & lowes now.

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