Paint color chips fanned out on a table with a yellow foam paint roller, two paint brushes and paint cans.

Holiday Gifts For The Do-It-Yourself Painter

December 16, 2016 3 min read

Whether you’re ready or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching. That means many days spent cooking, preparing the house for guests and shopping for presents. 
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Benjamin Moore Ultra Spec 500 paint cans in Eggshell, Flat and Gloss, available at Gleco Paints in PA.

VIDEO: The Ultra Spec 500 Difference

November 12, 2016 1 min read

If you have already used any of the Ultra Spec 500 products you have already seen for yourself how these products far outperform the competition. Ultra Spec 500 products are Zero VOC in any color and any finish. 
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A man and woman painting a wall using mint green colored paint.

Paint & Primer in One?

January 05, 2016 1 min read

Over the past several years many paint companies have been marketing “Paint and Primer in One” products to DIY consumers. These ads promise consumers that they will be finished their painting project faster by using one of these products. 
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Five paint brushes side by side on top of colored wood pieces.

Choosing the Right Paint Brush

April 01, 2015 1 min read

Choosing the proper brush and roller cover is determined by several things. The type of paint you will be using and the surface you will be painting. Brushes are divided into categories based on whether you will be using water based paint or oil based paint.

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Freshly painted black wall with a paint roller.

Choosing the Right Paint Roller Cover

February 13, 2015 2 min read

In most cases, you will be working with either flat, matte or eggshell paint. The surface you are painting will play a part in determining your choice of nap. The nap is the length of the fabric that sticks up from the surface similar to the pile in carpet. 
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