A Paint Store for the Pros

designed for painters, carpenters, contractors and finishers

We help you get the job done.

Altura Paint Center was established in 1984 with one goal: to help contractors and industry professionals get the job done. We are a family- owned, independent paint center with a selection of paints, wood finishes, waterproofing systems and concrete resurfacing solutions from a variety of manufacturers. Our store maintains a large inventory of materials all offered at competitive prices. Altura Paint Center, in downtown Vista, is staffed by a team of professional coating experts who can recommend the right products for your project. 
(760) 724 – 3600
603 Santa Fe Ave., Vista CA 92083

Mon-Fri: 6am-5pm
Sat: 7am-3pm
Sun: Closed
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Unbeatable Customer Service

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Top Products
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Expert Advice
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You'll find what you need.

You can’t find this selection in a big box hardware store. You normally can’t find this selection in any one place.

  • Popular interior paint colors
  • Popular exterior paint colors
  • Residential and commercial paints
  • Industrial coatings
  • Concrete resurfacing products
  • Waterproofing systems
  • Wood refinishing
  • Big, small, local & global brands
We’re founded by a family that was born and raised in the paint business. We have what you need, no matter the project.
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  • Water Based Finishes

  • Gel Stains

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Our Knowledgeable Sales Team

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Vincent Pellegrino
Vincent has worked for us the past 2 years, but has been in the paint industry his whole life. He has previously worked for Vista Paint, Glidden, Frazee and Old Quaker Paint Co. One of his favorite products is Break-Through! because of its excellent results on hard woods and metallic surfaces.
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Josh Hansen
Josh has been working at Altura Paint for 5 years and says he loves the friendly, small-business environment. His favorite product is the General Finishes line because of how easy it is to apply and the variety of projects it can be used on.
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Dennis Erwin
Dennis is in his 6th year working for us; previously he worked in residential construction. Dennis loves that Altura makes the world more beautiful one can of paint at a time. He is looking forward to attending a General Finishes training next week in Chicago before teaching workshops in our store.
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Bob Hutchinson
Bob is the founder of Altura Paint Center and has dedicated his life to providing top products at affordable prices to local industry pros and weekend warriors. One of his favorite products is Life Deck which offers a wide variety of styles to transform concrete from bland to beautiful.

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