Does Walmart Mix Paint? [All You Need To Know!] 

When it comes to refreshing your space with a fresh coat of paint, Walmart is the go-to for paint, brushes, and all other DIY supplies.

However, if you are looking for a unique color to make your space stand out, you might wonder whether or not Walmart mixes paint. Here is what I discovered!

Does Walmart Mix Paint?

Walmart does mix paint to order. When ordering paint from Walmart, the paint mixing service will be free, and the wait time is between five and ten minutes. If your local Walmart is open 24 hours a day, you can still get your paint mixed during the night.

To learn more about how to get your paint mixed at Walmart, available brands, and the type of paints Walmart mixes, keep on reading!

How Much Does it Cost to Mix Paint at Walmart?

The good news is the Walmart paint is free to mix! For the paint itself, you can expect to pay between $10 and $30 per gallon of paint to be mixed.

The price of paint mixing at Walmart depends on the brand, the amount, and the type of paint. According to the Walmart website, if you want to purchase Walmart’s pre-mixed paint options, their Grab-N-Go paint costs between $14 and $40.

Alternatively, you can purchase a paint-mixing drill attachment from Walmart and do your paint-mixing at home. One of these attachments will cost you between $4 and $20.

What Brands of Paint Does Walmart Carry?

Walmart stocks all the major brands of paint, including:

  • General Finishes
  • Glidden
  • Montana Cans
  • KILZ
  • Krylon
  • Rustoleum
  • The Real Milk Paint Co.
  • Zinsser.

Walmart’s own official paint brand is ColorPlace which is made by Sherwin Williams that also offers customers the pre-mixed paint option in both cans and sprays.

What Types of Paint Does Walmart Mix?

What Types of Paint Does Walmart Mix?

Walmart offers its mixing service for both indoor paint and outdoor paint. They will also mix any sheen type, including satin, eggshell, matte, high-gloss, or semi-gloss.

However, Walmart will not mix different sheen types, nor will they mix a combination of indoor and outdoor paints.

How Do I Mix Paint at Walmart?

Paint mixing services are located at the paint desk, in the Home Improvement section of the store, and have the same opening hours as the rest of the store.

Bring in your desired color swatch, and an employee will be able to mix the paint for you on the spot.

Typically, the wait time for mixing paint at Walmart is around 5-10 minutes. However, this can take longer depending on the time of day and how busy the store is.

Other Walmart Paint Services

If you want to see how your room will look with a specific paint color, Walmart has a handy virtual paint feature on its website. You can either go with one of their pre-selected photos or upload your own to get an idea of how it will look.

By choosing between all of the colors that Walmart has to offer, you can easily figure out what your ideal paint mix will look like.

Walmart also has plenty of helpful tips and tricks on its website for painting your space flawlessly. No matter the size of that interior project, all you need to refresh your space is a trip to your local Walmart, some time, and a drop cloth to keep the mess minimal!

To learn more, you can also see our posts on Walmart’s paint return policy, who makes Walmart’s paint, and when does Walmart restock.


Yes, Walmart does mix paint in-store—you can get your perfect paint color just right with their paint mixing service without having to wait for too long. The service is affordable, with pricing between $10 and $30 per gallon of paint for mixing.

And because most painting professionals recommend purchasing 2 to 3 gallons of paint for an average-sized bedroom—with enough left over for touch-ups or emergencies—you should be able to paint a room for under $100.

Walmart paints tend to get good reviews from house renovators, making it a win-win for customers. So whatever project you have on the go for refurbishing your space with color, Walmart is the place to shop for all the supplies you need.

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Marques Thomas

Marques Thomas graduated with a MBA in 2011. Since then, Marques has worked in the retail and consumer service industry as a manager, advisor, and marketer. Marques is also the head writer and founder of

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