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2022 Color of the Year Roundup

color of the year roundup

As we look toward the end of 2021, major paint manufacturers are gearing up to market their 2022 color of the year selections. By exploring the trends each color exemplifies, you can help customers choose paint colors with confidence and …

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Guacamole Named Glidden’s Color of the Year

Glidden color of the year

Glidden® paint by PPG has announced Guacamole will be its 2022 Color of the Year. The spirited yet soothing color brings organic energy to spaces in homes. A Harris Poll conducted a poll on behalf of Glidden paint by PPG …

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PPG’s 2022 Color of the Year

PPG color of the year

PPG introduced its 2022 Color of the Year: Olive Sprig, an elegant, grounded, versatile and high-adaptable grey-green. This color represents regrowth in a post-pandemic world, mimicking nature’s resiliency. Olive Sprig is an enticing, relaxed green that emulates feelings of soothing …

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Valspar Releases Its 2022 Colors of the Year

colors of the year

Paint and coatings brand Valspar recently announced its color of the year, choosing 12 different shades to share the honor. The 12 colors create a palette that the company hopes will invoke feelings of positivity, solace and comfort in consumers’ …

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4 Selling Tips for Post-Pandemic Home Improvement Projects 

Last year, the number of people engaging in home improvement projects soared, as consumers sought to pass the time and improve their living spaces while spending more time at home. This year, consumers will continue to tackle projects around the …

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PaintCare Expands Its Paint Recycling Program to Washington State

PaintCare

Residents and businesses in the state of Washington have a new option for recycling paint, with the PaintCare program now operating in that state as of April 1. PaintCare, a nonprofit organization created by the paint industry through the American …

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Solving the Paint Disposal Problem

Part of the process of cleaning up, finding a place to safely dispose of leftover paint can be a challenge for many paint customers. PaintCare, a nonprofit organization created by paint manufacturers, operates paint stewardship programs in some states that …

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Making Movie Magic

Mark's Paint store

After 15 years working for another business that supplied paint and materials to the motion picture industry, Mark Umann faced a plot twist. That company was being sold, leaving him with a decision to make—stay on or move on. Umann …

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