Painting your walls, ceiling, or furniture can be one of the least expensive ways to bring a fresh change to your space. But if the job is done poorly or the finish doesn't hold up, you'll feel that the results are less than satisfactory. Read here for our top choices of paints for interiors that are available in the US to help you decide which brand is right for your project.
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Benjamin Moore Paints
Since 1883, this company has produced interior and exterior paint finishes. Through ongoing, rigorous, scientific testing, they have developed products that meet or exceed environmental standards and provide a superb quality for both amateur and professional painters alike. In a House & Garden poll of interior designers, Benjamin Moore was the No. 1 choice of paints, for use either by their clients or in their own homes.
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Behr Premium Plus Paint
With superb qualities, reasonable pricing, and immediate accessibility, Behr Paint is a top choice for interior paint. The Behr Premium Plus line of interior paints tests top-of-the-line on cleanability, hiding, and mildew protection and carries a lifetime warranty. Their website offers decorating ideas, advice on paint selection, and inspiration for color selection.
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Valspar American Tradition Paint
Since 1806, Valspar has developed a full line of interior and exterior paints, stains, primers, faux finishes, and cleaners. Most finishes are washable and stain resistant and feature easy application, low odor, and soap and water clean up of paintbrushes and tools. The products are sold at hardware stores and their American Traditions line, which has excellent hiding, mildew resistance, and stain coverage is available at Lowe's Home Improvement Centers.
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This company manufactures, tests, and retails interior and exterior paint products for use in the southwest United States, a dry and hot area. They use top quality ingredients formulated to meet environmental standards, especially for this special area. The paints have been chosen by interior decorators and designers and professional painters as the top choice for paint for jobs and in their own homes. This website offers information on painting and store locators.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Pratt & Lambert Paint
This company has offered top-quality paint, luxurious sheens, and colors since its founding in 1849. Their new lightweight container with built-in handle makes it ideal for homeowner use. Their products are sold in hardware and paint stores throughout the US.
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One of the newest products on the market for interior painting is Glidden's new ceiling paint--it goes on pink but dries a bright white. Never miss a spot again! This and other Glidden products are sold at company stores, hardware stores, and paint centers throughout the US.
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Since 1866, Sherwin-Williams has manufactured interior and exterior surface coating products for homes and industry. They maintain their own storefronts as well as sell in home improvement centers. The Martha Stewart Signature Collection offers colors selected by the home expert. This site reviews products and gives helpful information for do-it-yourself projects and faux finishing, and gives advice on choosing the best product for your job.