Choosing paint can be difficult enough without having to determine which brand equates to quality. Here are five of the most widely used paint brands and a bit of information on each.
Behr: This paint brand features one of the lower end cost options, strictly available at Home Depot. However, the brand does not spare when it comes to color options, as they literally have hundreds to choose from.
Benjamin-Moore: This particular paint brand is a favorite for home builders and construction teams alike. Available only at authorized paint brand stores, this selection is a bit more pricey than those found at home improvement warehouses. However, the difference is great in that the quality of Benjamin-Moore paints seems to be well worth the extra cost.
Valspar: This paint brand seems to be the Lowe's equivalent of a "house" paint brand, much like Behr is to the Home Depot. Good quality for a wide variety of household projects and a lower price scale. Many different colors to choose from.
Sherwin-Williams: this is another brand favored by builders and decorators. Sherwin-Williams is available only at brand specific locations, with a higher quality and a bit higher price tag.
Ralph Lauren: This paint brand features the moniker of fashion icon Ralph Lauren and is available only at the Home Depot and a few specialty shops.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|