I like the behr better. Touted as a new neutral, this baby blue can stand on its own or support bolder colors. Benjamin Moore is sold through owner-operated stores. The new Marquee line does indeed cover anything in one coat if the directions are followed. But I see a lot of Interior Designers use Benjamin Moore paint. Behr products are too watered down and their white is more of a gray so that effects the way the colors comes out when tinted. Beat a quote for a top tier SW grade of paint like Duration Matte. Believe it or not u can get the same crappy results with a $15 roller cover vs a $3 one if u technique is poor. sherwin williams is well ahead of behr and bm in quality of paint - I would stick with sw if you can. I love the colour White Dove from Benjamin Moore and I almost always go with a local BM dealer for my paint. A good 100% acrylic resin paint has always been good at adhesion. I think it all just depends on the color you want and what fits and works for you. We've been very happy with the results. No way SW machinery screws up a vat of paint and quality control doesn't know it just happened. I wish I'd never ever heard of Berh paint!!! the average time is 80% for prep, and 20% for applying the paint...so just rolling/brushing over whatever is there usually doesnt work out too good. I would paint several large poster boards and then look at it in different lighting with the revere pewter. A burgundy will generally not cover well unless you are using Aura because there just may not be any colorants in that particular color that will have any hiding power. After purchasing a gallon of primer from a big box store that had been purchased before, had some paint removed and then refilled with water and returned, I will never buy paint for critical jobs from big box stores again. I've used a half-dozen different scanners in my years. BEHR is mediocre at best. Pro Classic comes in lighter colors, do you think that would have been better for cabinets? I was really hoping to save some $$ by going with Duration, but I think we will stick with the Aura. And Lowes sells SW now. Ben comes in with great performance by its smooth application and easy touch-up features. Here's how to use it, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year is soft and natural, Ideas for decorating with Benjamin Moore’s 2015 Color of the Year, Behr takes its turn in the color-forecasting game with 4 paint collections from superbold to sophisticated, See how green can serve as both an accent color and new kind of neutral, Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it, Tired of tan? Oil spreads a lot further than Acrylics, something else to think about in making comparisons. I have used many different paints. Living room ,hall and Kitchen..It took one primer coat and 3 coats of red. It may be that the wide variety of painting results are because there are hundreds of ways to do things wrong, but a few ways to do it right. If you have done so and have peeling baseboards I'd go to home depot and they will no doubt issue u a credit. Behr is the most economically, but, I HATE USING IT. ;-). I have been painting color samples with Behr paint from Home Depot. So rich and with a lot of depth, even with just one coat. This paint goes on easy and combines coverage, durability, and cleanability. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 22 Posts. So all in all, you don't save any money on Behr because you end up using more paint, and it's a lot more time and effort. I thought that any popular brand paint would do, so I tried Behr: It takes 3 coats every time to cover and its inconsistant! I've spent the past couple of years gutting and renovating my house. This past year I have done a lot of home painting and for the most part: all brands have worked very well. Sprayers were invented so you don't have to pick up a brush? And as for the staff in specialized paint stores being more knowledgable, I would not count on it. The palette of colors is chosen because of the known blocking ability of the tint pigments, i.e. - were the instructions on the can followed? not so sure about that one. That is easy if THEY get to decide what is comparable paint. Back when searching the internet took time because your landline had to dial in to AOL. They do this because the they know majority of problems with streakiness and bad coverage are alleviated when two coats are done. Or maybe a transportation or storage error ruined the product, but less likely unless it was the actual store...but more likely than a manufacturing error. Out of the choices Above I'd say BM is your best bet. My only complaint is we are tiring of some of the color choices. OR OC-65 Chantilly Lace. It's still a relevant topic - this amazes, yet never bores me. Well perhaps behr jas degraded in the last year. Behr is ok on walls,don't get suckered into there newer expensive one. Sometimes the paint looks beige other times a hint of green. OP, just tell HD that you want BM Grey Owl. . I also want to say I love Benjamin Moore and am still a customer who uses their products. It's also comparable to the pro-classic products in price. Since this was a smaller job I decided to forego my favorite and expensive Benjamin Moore and go for something more economical. It's the same reason they may claim a paint covers in one coat. Plus, I was planning to repaint all the white in my daughter’s room, so if the colour was slightly different, it didn’t really matter. There is no chance that you will get some guy from the garden department assisting you. This is a small room and with patience the results were great. I already commented but did not say I always use BM Regal Select ultimate matte. It covers so well because it has about 20% more white pigment than the Ultra . Behr Silver City MQ2-59. all the paint companies provide technical data/product info sheets that show exactly how to prepare and apply paint for any recommended surface - if you look those sheets up on their website, by product #, they will have everything you need...down to how thick to put on each coat, when to sand between coats, etc. I've tried it and just doesn't work unless you are not very particular about the color. Most any professional painter who has been in the business for any length of time can tell you that there really isn’t a profit margin in paint. Benjamin Moore is a close second but more expensive. The match ended up being very, very close. I have had no problems with it, but I have a muddy tan color by he name of "Latte". You normally cannot go wrong with benjamin moore paints. 7 years ago. BLACKENED. What with the expense and prep and all the stuff you got to do to get a house, inside or out, painted, you might as well use a quality paint so you don't have to do it so oftenThere are online stores that will send you paint via UPS ground. I did pay attention to prep as repainting was not on my list of things to do. I still have a lot of paint left. Am interested in buying the best wall paint...what are the procedure. colorcool. I accidentally bought Behr instead of Benjamin Moore and they have the exact same color names and item numbers, I suspect they use the same supplier or are both owned by a company producing the paint. If going over that dry contractor's paint, two coats will be in order.They are good at sealing new patches too. The professional painters have correctly instructed me you can often lose more money using a lower quality paint if it does not cover well, does not last long, or isn't resistant to mold and staining. Were they keeping a "wet edge" as the painted? Often thick paint (one sign of good quality) often benefits from adding PENETROL brand products for flow and thinning. Recently the store I visit most often has installed one of those light changing displays with a slider (and it actually works). We do high end custom homes all the way down to apartment move outs. Palais White is similar to… Benjamin Moore White Dove, but not QUITE as awesome (wink wink). Drove by the local Home Depot today and they had a big sign outside that said they would beat any Sherwin Williams quote by 20%. You're more eloquent than I besides...;-). I love painting! Benjamin Moor 'White Dove' vs Sherwin Williams "Pure White". Behr Premium Plus Ultra ($30-$37 per gallon at Home Depot) 5. If you think Behr paint is the very best paint, aside from the fact that you haven't told us what Behr paint you're talking about, it's still a silly thing to say and your opinion on the matter isn't worth much. organic pigments, such as raw umber and lamb black, block light transfer, whereas the inorganic primary colors ( red, blue, yellow) do not. There are many variables which determine how a paint covers, some inherent to the paint, and some determined by what is being covered. The downside is that when someone should be using a real primer and decides not to because the can claims 'paint/primer', then there is a risk of the job going wrong. There is a learning curve to all of this, in my younger days I did very little research /time on painting, resulting in failure. Can you guys believe this thread was started November 7, 2006. * We have ACE-Royal, Ralph-Lauren, & C2 paints. Now that I'm retired, I take their advice to heart. In the past Behr had great coverage, today it seems like it takes a minimum of 3 coats to accomplish the task. Benjamin Moore is definitely better both in saturation, durability and the people at the BM stores are trained much better( at least in Canada and our area) But, Behrs is my second choice and I have used it many times as well. I've tried the 3 brands you mentioned. These days, I read reviews that are 3 out of 5 stars because I think they ate the least likely to be faked. There are so many variables which can affect the outcome; - were the walls well sealed? That's 5 coats total. - what quality of tools were used. Their entry-level paint, Ben, has a 25-year warranty and is a great one to two coat paint. Every paint manufacturer encourages a dedicated primer and finish coat, or two coats of a paint and primer paint. I won't go that route again. According to Wirecutter, a New York Times company, the Regal Select paint is a better choice, but not by much.Sherwin Williams Cashmere paint is still a high-quality paint, it’s just a cheaper choice when compared to Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select. There are paint stores in the next town if you don't have one in yours. Straight answer please - Benjamin Moore vs Behr. To me it seems like Behr has changed dramatically over the years. 1611 Graytint. Sherwin Williams Oil based paint has me sold, along with a good brush, too. Other friends used Behr and really liked it but not me! I found the paint quality to be very high for the price. I read the reviews of Behr paint and wonder about the disconnect? Seems to be some durable stuff for a latex hybrid paint. I'll just have to live with it. I personally prefer warmer whites to cooler whites, which is why I chose BM White Dove for my second house, and I am now considering the daunting task of painting over the SW Pure White used on my original construction. * TECHNICALLY....there is no such thing as a perfect match between two different brands. Don't limit yourself :), I feel that Benjamin Moore has better products great customer service great color selection Behr is good if you are looking for price difference Behr will cost less. Sherwin offers a great product as well just dont have one in my rural location. A year ago I did my basement grey and navy blue... Yankee theme...looks great...again no issues. Our C2 paint has SIXTEEN colorants to choose from! I even go so far as to plan painting projects around Sherwin Williams' sales! There are husbands and/or teenagers that can be sent out to get paint in return for appropriate incentives.Don't settle for something you don't really want just because the paint store is not within walking distance. This is due to its bad coverage/hiding. But no...technically, PERFECT is impossible. They wanted to use Behr. If you find a color you like, don't think that it can be color matched accurately. I just asked about colour-matching at Home Depot. I would definitely consider this option again! The reason SW markets their paints as self priming or as having primer in the paint is because that is the trend in terms of marketing. It stays wet longer. The trim is not as good as Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams- Duration or Emerald. Oh, and how about Devoe paint? Edited for some grammatical and spelling errors. Coverage is good, except on the darker accent wall. It looks good in mine. This is a great question and many homeowners here have left some interesting comments. I read the reviews regarding Aura and Duration paint. I LOVE the colors Behr offers as well as the website where you can view the colors in different rooms. Also meant to say that your attitude is dead on. Its been 11 years now since we painted our dining room with 5 coats of red Behr paint and to this day if something like a chair or anything else touching the wall for instance a picture , for reasons to me unknown the wall sticks and the paint comes off , can anyone tell me why this happens . Please -- do tell what are the issues with gardencats' red? However, I now use Behr products exclusively in and on my own home. Benjamin Moore Regal Select. I painted portions of the house 16 months ago, and it looks as good today as it did then. Titanium dioxide is too white and opaque to produce a rich red (or dark) paint. Only time I had paint peel was latex over oil...my bad, I doubt I even knew there were two types of paint. (as does Chrisn I'm sure...). In high school, I worked at Home Depot and a Benjamin Moore paint store, and having sold and used both paints, it is obvious to me that BM is the better product. Behr vs. Valspar: Which is Better. Good luck to all...these comments come from my 30+ years of relative knowledge, now find someone behind those counters that can add to them. The best i could do was to make an educated guess. Even as a life long Pro, I never really knew if a color was going to cover well until it was actually on the wall. Well at least I sanded it first, probably the only reason the paint stuck to the wall. Years ago when Aura just came out I painted the DR with it though I didn't like the (then) $50/galloon price...now much more. He was more concerned with prep than paint and taught me that overall prep takes longer than the actual painting. Sometimes I'm still not happy with itI. Make warm gray your new go-to neutral, See which color trends from 2014 are sticking, which ones struck out and which colors we’ll be watching for next year, Scoring the best deal on paint for your home may have nothing to do with advertised specials, There's a reason clean, crisp white is the eternal standard for walls. The point is, it is not always that damned Behr, Sherwin-Williams or BenMoore paint that is causing the problem. I am 60 years old and have been painting for a long time. Not all clients can be convinced of that. And that means what? Lord no!! ElizabethH Oct '13. This is currently an older thread, but if any of you are still wondering about these two specific paint colors, I have experience living with both. SW also owns Valspar and though they have a decent price their better paints are pricey. They sell Behr but they also sell other brands. Plus we have a ton of "kill test" listed on our website and in our store comparing each of our products to the competition. Aura is the only exception that I know of. It may be ok if you're painting fully white walls. I'd like to suggest that Home Depot is not the same as Behr. If you are not properly cleaning walls, sanding baseboards and using the proper sheen in the proper areas..ie don't paint baseboards flat or walls with gloss... you will have trouble.... be it in cleanability or look. You can get any paint company to replicate any other paint company's colours; they have formula books. Hope this helps some, good luck and have fun. I have had good luck with Behr and their water base enamels flatten out pretty good. -what is the nature of the color? It went on nice, but dries very quickly, which can be a blessing/curse. One can hardly expect the homeowner who paints ever two or three years to be as knowledgeable or proficient as the pro who does it day in and day out. Had to strip moldings that had used cheap latex glosses. Great time saver. These colorants require a tinter with humidifier caps/lines so they don't dry out. I can't see paying $60 for a gallon of paint when I can pay $30 for the same thing. Need advice for accent chair, rug, and decor for study/ den, please. One of over 3,500 exclusive Benjamin Moore colors. It is very expensive but totally worth the money in terms of how easy it is to get it on the walls and for coverage. With a fine knap on the tiny rollers it gave me a fine finish, so much so that I used a SW 6" weeny roller to do my dining room wall. Behr Paint vs. Benjamin Moore Paint. Perfect results, and the stuff is sticking and wearing well. We also did a lot of sanding and found that sanding sponges were the answer, for larger areas I got an orbital sander. I've NEVER seen that info on any scanner I've used. I plan to use the SW VS paint for a swing stand that is wrapped in a vinyl/pvc material. die App nutzen, stimmen Sie der Verwendung von Cookies und von ähnlichen Verfahren der Houzz Gruppe zur Verbesserung der Produkte, Dienstleistungen, zur Darstellung von relevanten Inhalten und um das Nutzererlebnis anzupassen, zu. But, I must admit that it does not go on as nicely as SW. SW, though, does not have great colors. Percentage of Titanium Dioxide, Zinc, and with water based paint, Acrylic%s. Sometimes they come up with stuff that I haven't thought of. Again, dulling the finish and priming should be done. I use Sherwin Williams because it saves me the most money in materials and labor in the long haul. My picky DH enjoyed using it also. My preference now is for SW and BM, mostly lean to SW during the constant sales when it is 40% off. Behr Aura is #1 in this years consumer report with Valsper coming in second. Ben Moore has beautiful colors, but sometimes I go in there and I'm overwhelmed by all of them. If you check the Marquee palette, you would notice that there are no bright or pastel colors. the coverage is consistent with the type of paint used (base specific).- the lighter colors hide better because a white base has an average of 20 oz. - what color are you putting over what other color. I constantly read comments from consumers on how one paint covers better than the other. I've seen their work in action, sold and resold homes and seen a TRUE test over many years. I Would certainly recommend the Aura. I am using the Ultra. And it was worth saving $40. We are in the process of painting our new house. Is BM worth it? have historical properties so it is some time difficult to get the quality I want with Behr. Benjamin Moore's top two product lines, Aura and Regal, have lifetime warranties and are considered true one coat paints. There are lots of techniques one should consider before making too general an assumption statement. Just my two bits! All you need to match your RGB and color data with paint, ink, color standards and commercial color collections. Latex paints are generally can be re-coated soon as the water has evaporated. Considering buying house and need some input! We have an amazing selection of nearly 2,000 colors (not mention custom color mathces we can do), a superior paint product and a FREE Professional Color Advisor service (that's me) . Behr is cheaper but I find that I have to use more coats to get the same coverage as I would get from a more expensive paint. It only means that often the paint can be used where a dedicated primer would have been used, but often a second coat is required. I also picked up a belt sander at Harbor Freight and that has worked well for areas of remodeling that needed a great deal more power than an orbital could handle. They will also give you a contractor's discount if you need a large quantity, say for an entire house redo. We wanted a nice rich red red! Often thick paint (one sign of good quality). I also used flat paint except the bathroom. Try justifying that "philosophy" to clients who in no way would pay ups, fedex or any other delivery charges. Booo on Behr! SW will cover most light colors in one coat. Hello. A couple of my closets had some really old stains in the plaster that needed extra spot coverage to completely hide, and after a year and a half, the stains have not bled through. Colors by Kelly ALL WHITE. And, SW is not miles ahead of the others in terms of quality. Tried both. Sometimes I get a good quality and others no so much. It's really a matter of personal preference. I hate to "continue" a somewhat recent thread, BUT there's SO many misconceptions about "bases" & "tinting-systems"... First off-* I've had my hands in paint for nearly 10yrs, at an upscale Hardware/Furnishings, etc. 976 Coastal Fog. The article was about how someone developed a computer algorithm to identify the posts that are shills. ... to go and get it than trying to color match it at Home ... Moore retailer if they can mix Behr colors in Benjamin... Color Gallery - Benjamin Moore Plus the eggshell finish with Behr has noticeably more sheen. All these reviews are highly anecdotal. It also has a little gray to create a blend that is crisp, vivid yet soft. Thought that was interesting. Benjamin Moore Cabinet Paint: Painting cabinets is a great way to update your kitchen, bathroom, or even your laundry room without spending a lot of money. He popped a vessel in his wrist he presses the roller so hard. I do 2 coats on the woodwork after priming but that's me. We get better with practice. Like Diamond Vogel's Permacryl Eggshell and Ace's newest product line, Clark & Kensignton Eggshell. While I know most places can match a competitors paint color, the times I had this done, the color was off. For my trim and mantles, I am thinking it is well worth the money. I'm far from a professional painter, but here is my review. I put on a primer coat. The downside is these stores have less room to offer price deals. Presently, grays are really popular. I will not use Behr ever again. I have worked for most of the paint manufacturers as a technical rep and specified the coating processes (from sanding to topcoat). Behr does not have the best coverage and you cannot get away with 1 coat. Aura uses Acrylic colorants that are very opaque...you could actually PAINT with the colorants! Exterior Sherwin Williams vs Benjamin Moore. Of course we always don't have to prime, but if in doubt...prime. Almost happened to me, the Big Box told me just to paint the old paneling in my kitchen. I have never had a bad result with the Behr paints. Typically if you are painting you must paint the same sheen or go one step shinier. Recently, I painted our LR, foyer and hall with BM Regal Eggshell and LOVED IT. Hope this helps some. But then I end up with all this left over paint. -dark colors tend to give more problems of streaking or drying due to the high colorant amount, compared to light colors. Despite shaking and stirring this paint goes on … Can you pls post pictures of how it turned out? Color Matches Farrow & Ball Colors Matched to Benjamin Moore Benjamin Moore's "CENTURY" Colors Benjamin Moore's "Color Stories" Testimonials Blog. There are of course proprietary factors in how these basics play together; check the label, first. Behr is great for light to medium colors. The later two dry chemically. Anyhow, we are building a home now and I need to decide on a paint store. It's harder to find but is comparable to BM and Sherwin Williams almost $50 a gal. It doesn't cover well, and I noticed when I wash my baseboards in the bathroom where I used it, it peels off in place. No one has talked about this great old brand and experimenting with it often makes for best results. During my 35 years as a painting contractor, Ben Moore was my mainstay. Both are self priming. If only one room is being painted and you are a beginner be prepared to perhaps repeat the job if not to u satisfaction. This shade of off white is the coolest on our spectrum of whites, containing the most blue. It was just easier to go and get it than trying to color match it at Home Depot. It is an amazing finish, even with a brush on my sample boards. It's just NOT possible with some of the more "complex" colors. I love Sherwin Williams and will not use anything else. SW transitioned well after the lead was taken out of paint. Yes. Benjamin Moore Aura ($70 per gallon at independent dealers) And here are Consumer Reports' top five exterior paints out … they have bought over half of their competition over the past 10 years, and combine the technology with thier own = better products. Benjamin Moore. Edit: Paint/primer is still just paint as there is no primer in paint/primer if my info is correct? Don't buy a dark color in it!! I can't speak on Behr, but I am in the process of doing a sampling of SW versus BM trim paints. Five years ago. BM White Dove is definitely a warmer white, which I think has a more traditional feel. Indem Sie weiterhin auf der Website surfen bzw. The place has good light coming thru windows. Secondly, if a white base paint is used, the paint will have just as much white pigment as a dedicated primer. People saying "cover" when they mean "hide". Blaming the paint when the tape pulls it off?Very entertaining! Bright, clear colors don't cover well, Dull colors generally cover much better. When I look for a new paint I don't just stick with one company because the possibilities are endless. But when it came to value, Behr … I have to say, the BM Regal semi-gloss is blowing all competition out of the water. One of Benjamin Moore’s most popular light gray colors up against Sherwin-Williams, Agreeable Gray. Sherman Williams is a close second, and the rest of them are substandard contractor grades, especially Kelly Moore. @David, it's amazing how we can have such differences in experience with the same brand. of the base color, and can produce bright/dark colors that hide great. The BM finished dry texture is very velvety to the touch if that matters to you and has no splatter, it’s such a thick consistency. If close is good enough, fine. I currently have Behr and SW paint in our home. PPG also makes the best paint in the market which is the Ralph Loren Paint. It is still tacky.Bump it and off its coming..This will all have to soon be redone I can clearly see it happening..And It will not be with berh!!!! * I've therefore been matching colors/tinting for a long time now, and have developed a good "base" of paint knowledge. I decided this will now be my paint of choice. sherwin williams owns most of the paint industry in the usa, which gives them alot more research, manufaturing facilities, and raw materials. That being said, I don't believe that colors can be accurately matched across brands because the color of the bases vary. Don't use dollar store brushes and expect a quality look. I personally do not think revere pewter would be a good color with greens. .I can't paint whole wall again ...big rip off. It's area specific. Also considering light colored wood floor, and pearl kitchen cabinets with dark island and a white/brown/gray mix stone for countertop. Shiik shiik shiik....overworking a dry roller is right lol. i.e. CR is hogwash most of the time. Were I to tyr to return to an off white in one coat, I would anticipate problems with the Ultra, or most any other brand of paint. But I'm iffy on yours. >>>Howcan presumably the same product be giving such a wide range of results? I used two coats without priming first, since it is advertised as paint and primer in one, and it worked perfectly. Genevieve Behr paint about 10 years ago really sucked not very good it can a combo of things if the coats were applied to quickly with out fully drying and the quality of the paint was poor it really never fully cured that's why it it scuffs and peels the other thing can be one you first applied the paint was it new Sheetrock or oil base paint on the walls ? One problem with paint and primers in one is that people assume it means only one coat - it does not. Benjamin Moore is good quality and has a lot of the classics designers use but sometimes I find a great color from home depot as well. I have found that using a BM paint, I can use two coats (sometimes 1) to get the coat done, guaranteed. tweaking. A quality tint base is defined by ratios of binders, fillers and titanium dioxide. Currently painting every surface of my inlaws new house. We have a level 5 finish on the walls and want a matte finish for the paint. I'm not a professional painter, but, I/we do all the painting in our homes ourselves. If budget is an issue, and you know exactly what colours you want and do not need any EXPERT advice, go with the Behrs. Consumer Reports "top" or "best of year" is consistently in opposition to what the public is reporting. Good luck! How can presumably the same product be giving such a wide range of results? 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