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2023 inspiring colors
Interior Design

Top Paint Colors for 2024

Every year new colors come into play, and 2024 is no different. This is a chance for us all to explore new shades and express ourselves in different ways. It is exciting to see the experts’ choices and their predictions on colors that can possibly start a trend. Whether you

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Emerald Satin be SW
Interior Design

2023 Emerald Satin For Cabinets?

2022 Emerald Urethane Satin For Cabinets? 2022 Emerald Urethane Satin finish retails for $90.00 a gallon. Determining Who Has The Best Kitchen Cabinet Paint ProClassic Acrylic Alkyd cabinet grade paint Fine Paints Of Europe ECO Satin On my first kitchen cabinet review, I tested 7 different brands.   Ben Moore Command Satin

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Regal Matte
Interior Design

2022 Review of Regal Select Flat Paint​

2022 Review of Regal Select Flat Paint​ In 1957, when Regal Satin paint first landed on the painting shelves, it was a unique paint. It was touted as one of the easiest paints to apply ever. In the 1950s, most paint was alkyd-based, which means it spread like honey and dried

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Aura Semi gloss
Interior Design

Ben Moore Aura Matte Paint Review

Aura Matte is Benjamin Moore’s top-of-the-line paint, but is it a good value? Aura Matte has a retail cost in the mid $60s, so what exactly are you getting?  And how does it compare to less expensive paint? To keep the tests fair, I always evaluate white paints and test

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Emerald Satin be SW
Interior Design

What Flat Paint Has The Best Washability From Sherwin Williams?

Whether you are painting a rental property or your two-story foyer, you might want to know what flat paint has the best washability.  Having paint with superior washability can reduce the time between repainting, saving you time and cost down the road. However, getting higher-end paints such as Emerald and

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Benjamin Moore Advance paint
Interior Design

Ben Moore Advance: A Pro’s Review

Ben Moore Advance retails between $70.00 – $95.00 It’s 2023 and it’s time to give Ben Moore Advance a pros review! Ben Moore Advance has been on the market for seven years, and it is time to see if it is a good value.  Ben Moore Advance is a “go-to”

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Interior Design

Emerald Urethane Semi-gloss: A Pro’s Review

Is Emerald Urethane Semi-Gloss A Good Value? If you ask the staff at SW what their best trim paint is, they must mention Emerald Urethane Semi-gloss.  Every word on the paint can shouts smooth (enamel) and durable (urethane), premium (Emerald), and versatile (interior and exterior applications).   So far it sounds

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Aura Semi gloss
Interior Design

Is Ben Moore Aura Worth It

Before you drop $75.00 on a gallon of premium paint, shouldn’t you know if Ben Moore Aura is worth it? Let’s take a look at seven critical factors.  Is it: Zero VOC Low Splatter Water Clean-up Can it be matched to any color? Mildew resistant It uses Genex colors that

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Interior Design

Professional Review of Emerald Designer Flat

Is Emerald Flat worth It? Before you drop $92.00 for a gallon of paint, shouldn’t you know, is Emerald Flat worth it?    That is a lot for a single gallon of paint.  First, let’s review some quick facts: Is it: Zero VOC Low Splatter Water Clean-up Can it be

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