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Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

Hi, I'm looking for a place to buy custom color paint for interiors, can anyone advise? I have not seen it in hardware stores (at least the two near me). Are there special paint stores?
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

THere might be special paint stores, but one can buy that in a do-it-yourself.
I am sure you got familiar with Coop: usually, the largest coop stores have a DIY area/specialty shop. You can find more details on the coop website. http://www.coop.ch/en/index-en.htm. THere are also other kind of stores, mostly superstores out of the cities, carrying DIY equipment.

On the other hand, make sure you can repaint your apartment/house! Usually, here the apartment is cleaned out by the previous tenant, and if there are wall papers painting over them (even painting clean over a filthy wall paper) is considered a depreciation, and you may end up paying for the new job being done when you leave!!!
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

Jumbo, Migros, Landi, Obi are a few others
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

I must not be going to the right Coop and Migros stores -- I think I need to find the big ones as you say with DIY departments, I'll keep looking. I'll also make sure I understand consequences of doing it. I have had to repaint before when a lease was up, what a pain, but understandable. Thanks for the ideas!
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Hi, I'm looking for a place to buy custom color paint for interiors, can anyone advise? I have not seen it in hardware stores (at least the two near me). Are there special paint stores?
There's one near Kreuzplatz (Tram 11, 15, Bus 31 - one stop after Bahnhof Stadelhofen) that specialises in paint. Called Farbhof. I'm sure you'll find what you want there.
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

That is my husband's stop for work so must be just around the corner. Thank you so much! Very convenient
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

Hi

1. I am moving into my new place, I would like to paint the walls in the bedroom to purpule. Would the landlord care? Certainly I am planing to paint it back to white color when leaving out the apartment.

2. Is paint (and the relevant basic equipment for doing it by myself) sold in the big Coop on Bahnhodstrasse?
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

check out ikea, they have lots of choice and the price are reasonable
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Re: Where to buy paint for interiors in Zurich?

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Hi

1. I am moving into my new place, I would like to paint the walls in the bedroom to purpule. Would the landlord care? Certainly I am planing to paint it back to white color when leaving out the apartment.

2. Is paint (and the relevant basic equipment for doing it by myself) sold in the big Coop on Bahnhodstrasse?
I would think twice about doing that. You would need a very good white undercoat on top of the purple to make sure the final white coat was white and not looking as though some purple was trying to break out.
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