Lowe's mixing BM samples - I don't get it
I've read a few posts here & elsewhere that getting Lowe's Valspar to mix Benjamin Moore samples is a cost-effective way to get a look at the BM colors before buying gallons at the BM store.
Did I miss something about what I was supposed to say when asking them to color match the samples for me? I gave them the names of the BM colors I wanted (Abalone & Lacey Pearl); they found them on their system and told me they could do it. After 3 coats of each color, neither looks anything like the BM color swatches I have.
Every time I've used BM, what I get on the wall is exactly like the color swatch.
I will continue to buy the BM samples again but had been hopeful I could save a few pennies in samples at Lowe's. Looks like it's not meant to be. :(