Articles & News About Home Improvement


January 5, 2021

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 Lap Marks? Lap marks while painting can occur for a variety of reasons, including: Painting in direct sunlight or too…

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Surfactant Leaching

December 18, 2020

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 surface it covers. Surfactants are necessary ingredients of latex paint. These water-soluble components migrate over time to the surface of…

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Not All Paint Is The Same

November 2, 2020

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 easy. Over ten years ago, we revamped our entire paint-making process — with new color machines, new formulas, and new…

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Our store is open and ready to serve you!

June 15, 2020

A mask is all we ask. Or we would be happy to serve you curbside. Hours: M-F 7:00 – 4:30 & Saturday ~ 8:00-3:00

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How To Choose Your Interior Paint Colors

May 1, 2020

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 commitment to exploring your creative side as you search for your perfect paint color. Step #1: Analyze the Room for…

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Get Inspired With Your Deck This Summer

April 16, 2020

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 has no color added and shows the natural beauty of the wood. Translucent stain doesn’t obscure grain and texture of…

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April 16: Front Of Store Pickup

April 16, 2020

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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Front Door Inspirations This Spring

March 16, 2020

Give your front door a dose of fresh color to perk up a home’s exterior and extend a gracious welcome. Refreshing your door with a glossy new coat of paint is a quick way to make a lasting first impression. Benjamin Moore’s Aura® Grand Entrance line, specially formulated for front doors, is available in any color. A Case for Contrast Most exterior paint colors and materials lean toward neutral shades, so a colorful front door…

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How To Paint Interior Walls?

February 12, 2020

When you are ready for a repaint, our tips for painting walls can help you transform your entire space. Are you ready to learn how to paint walls ? With the right tools and the right paint, you’ll go from painting for beginners to proud DIY-er in no time. The best paints for interior walls will cover properly prepared surfaces in fewer coats, but beware of bargain paints claiming good coverage at too-good-to-be-true prices. Benjamin…

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Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2020

January 15, 2019

A fresh palette. A revitalized spirit. A soft, rosy hue blooming with potential. Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2020, First Light 2102-70, is the backdrop for a bright new decade. The ten harmonious hues of the Color Trends 2020 palette, including First Light, deliver modern paint color pairings that combine optimism with understatement, a timeless way to lighten up.

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