A freshly-painted deck can transform your backyard

Opacity 101 When it comes to the impact stain will have on your deck’s design, understanding opacity is key. Opacity is the degree to which you can see the natural grain of wood, achieved by using one of the following… Clear stain has no color added and shows the natural beauty of the wood. Translucent stain doesn’t…

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Top Five Benjamin Moore Mid-Tone Colors

HC-80 BLEEKER BEIGE This is one of the warmest of medium toned neutrals. It can be considered taupey beige that is soft and subtle. This pairs well with creams and off-whites, as well as warmer more traditional colors like reds, olives greens and burnt oranges. You might want to try a backdrop color with a…

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Best Neutral Paint Colors By Family

Relaxing and soothing, neutral colors—including white and gray—exude calm. Turn to our online inspiration or in-store advice as you consider the vast array of neutrals. And don’t forget to paint samples on your wall before buying: Seeing color on the wall, no matter how subtle your choice, is the only way to ensure it’s perfect for your space.…

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Contemporary Color Palette From Benjamin Moore Paint

Simple, clean lines and minimal architecture open the door for a range of striking contemporary color schemes in today’s modern home. “Contemporary style is all about light and airiness,” says Hannah Lee, a Seoul-based Benjamin Moore retailer in Korea, a country that has emerged as a leader in contemporary interior design. “Bold strokes of color…

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HOW TO PREVENT PAINT LAP

Lap marks in paint appear as a deeper color or an increased gloss where wet and dry layers overlap during paint application. Keeping a “wet edge” is the key to avoiding lapping paint. While painting, you need to move quickly enough so, the paint being applied can seamlessly flow into the just-applied paint. What Causes…

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Surfactant Leaching

Surfactant leaching, or the appearance of brown residue or streaks on interior and exterior painted surfaces, is a common problem that occurs when painting with water-based latex paint. How to Identify, Prevent and Fix Surfactant Leaching Despite its name and appearance, surfactant leaching is an aesthetic concern, and not harmful to the paint nor the…

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Not All Paint Is The Same

QUALITY BEGINS WITH CHEMISTRY More than 100 chemists, chemical engineers, technicians and support staff work tirelessly to ensure our formulations are best-in-class. Discover the science behind Benjamin Moore quality. At Benjamin Moore, we believe in doing things the right way. And that’s why we set out to make our paint the best it can be. It wasn’t…

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How To Choose Your Interior Paint Colors

As any homeowner knows, choosing paint colors can be overwhelming. Use the following guide to help you explore and select interior color schemes you’ll love! While there is no one-size-fits-all reply to “what’s the best interior paint color,” some thoughtful research goes a long way. Go into this exercise with an open mind and a…

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Get Inspired With Your Deck This Summer

A freshly-painted deck can transform your backyard, adding color—and curb appeal—to your home. Opacity 101 When it comes to the impact stain will have on your deck’s design, understanding opacity is key. Opacity is the degree to which you can see the natural grain of wood, achieved by using one of the following… Clear stain…

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April 16: Front Of Store Pickup

Thank you to all of our customers for their understanding in our new process of picking up your order during Covid-19. At the front of our store, we have several tables where your orders will be placed ready for you to pickup.

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