Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year — Caliente

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year, Caliente AF-290, is strong, radiant and full of energy.

“Caliente is the signature color of a modern architectural masterpiece; a lush carpet rolled out for a grand arrival; the assured backdrop for a book-lined library; a powerful first impression on a glossy front door. The eye can’t help but follow its bold strokes. Harness the vitality.” 

—Ellen O’Neill, Benjamin …

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What’s the Difference? Interior Stains

by Andy Stanush

Stains, or more specifically Wood Stains, are used to change the natural color of wood as can be seen here:








There is a wide range of stain types available for interior applications and the colors that can be achieved are virtually limitless. The most common types of interior stains are:

Wiping stains Gel stains (heavy bodied stains) Spray …

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Choosing the Right Paint for your Wall

by Benjamin Moore Paints

This how-to video shows you a great way to find the proper paint for your walls!

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What’s the Difference? Exterior Stains

by Andy Stanush

Exterior stains, or more specifically Exterior Wood Stains, are used to change the natural color of wood. There are four main categories of exterior stains:

Translucent Semi-Transparent Semi-Solid Solid

Following is an example of each:









As can be seen, wood is most visible when using a translucent stain and becomes less so as you move from semi-transparent …

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