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Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

February 27, 2021 3 min read

You fell in love with a paint chip. Hey, it happens. But as enamored as you may be with that particular shade of awesome, how appealing will that color be when it’s painted on a wall.
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A white microfiber mop cleaning light colored hardwood flooring.

Cleaning Your Hardwood and Laminate Flooring

December 07, 2020 2 min read

Hardwood and laminates are an apples to oranges comparison in many ways: cost, ease of installation, durability and investment value. Yet, they do share a few things in common. Read our best tips for cleaning and maintaining hardwood and laminate flooring.
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TEAL ESTATE: MEET THE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2021

TEAL ESTATE: MEET THE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2021

October 14, 2020 1 min read

Blending the soothing properties of blue, the renewal qualities of green, and the organic sensibility of grey, Aegean Teal 2136-40 invites us to reflect and reset from all we’ve been through this past year. 

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The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

October 14, 2020 2 min read

As inviting and as soothing as Greece’s bluish-green sea, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an exceptional balance of blue, green and grey. This intriguing midtone creates natural harmony and a sense of calm, inviting an opportunity to reflect and reset amidst softened, casual elegance.
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Made In The (Motorized) Shade: Introducing PowerView By Hunter Douglas

Made In The (Motorized) Shade: Introducing PowerView By Hunter Douglas

May 21, 2020 2 min read

Standard Paint & Flooring now carries a wide selection of blinds, shades, shutters and sheers from Hunter Douglas, the world’s leading manufacturer of custom window treatments.

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SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

April 27, 2020 3 min read

We know you’ve got your hands full, juggling the demands of working from home while helping your kiddos get the hang of e-learning models. But here’s a fun project the whole family can get behind: painting the kids’ rooms. Consider it part of the real-world curriculum.And because it involves their own rooms, the kids will be genuinely invested in the outcome.
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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

April 13, 2020 2 min read

While our stores are closed to the public, it’s not only possible but easy to shop for paint from the comfort of your home and without setting foot in our store.
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Virtual color advice: send us a pic, we’ll give you the palette! (Now $50 Off!)

Virtual color advice: send us a pic, we’ll give you the palette! (Now $50 Off!)

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Standard Paint is excited to introduce a fun, easy and interactive way to jump start your spring paint projects without leaving the comfort and safety of your home! Email our design team up to five photos of the surfaces you want to paint and we’ll help you explore how different colors will look in your space. 
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Close up of Shaw waterproof laminate flooring in Pinnacle Plus, with a tennis ball spilling a bowl of water.

REPEL LAMINATE FLOORING LEADS THE RESISTANCE AGAINST WATER DAMAGE

February 11, 2020 1 min read

The long list of things we’ve always wished were waterproof (think rain-ruined suede boots or your dog’s stinky fur coat) just got a little shorter thanks to Shaw flooring’s Repel collection of water-resistant laminate, available at Standard Paint & Flooring.
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An open concept kitchen with Shaw hardwood flooring, available at Standard Paint & Flooring, serving the Yakima Valley, Washington & Oregon.

HOW TO CHOOSE FLOORING FOR AN OPEN PLAN DESIGN

February 11, 2020 2 min read

Open plan, or open concept, homes make the most of every square foot. Without walls dividing the main functional spaces, they feel more airy and spacious – but that can also present a challenge when it comes to choosing flooring.

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Side by side images of a living room and a hallway with COREtec Madrid Oak waterproof vinyl flooring, available at Standard Paint & Flooring.

BEAUTY IS AT THE CORE OF 100% WATERPROOF CORETEC FLOORS

February 11, 2020 2 min read

While most laminates are known only for their surface beauty, the true beauty of COREtec’s luxury tile, wood veneer and engineered stone flooring is what lies beneath in its 100% waterproof core (although their stunning surface design make them real lookers too).
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A room that has been re-done with Laminate Flooring, available at Standard Paint & Flooring.

Make Way for Laminate Flooring in Your Home

February 11, 2020 2 min read

They don’t make laminate flooring like they used to – and thank goodness for that.

“Design options are endless with laminates, which do a great job of imitating the look of more expensive natural materials like hardwood, without the hefty price tag,” says Jeff Rock.

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