Picky about paint? Try Sherwin-Williams’ online matching tool.

Picky about paint? Try Sherwin-Williams’ online matching tool.

Sherwin-Williams’ Chip It, an online color tool, creates paint palettes based on images that catch your eye. Simply find an online photo with colors you love—a Maui sunset, Parisian cafĂ©—or use an image saved on your computer and upload it to letschipit.com. A palette of up to 10 Sherwin-Williams’ colors instantly appears, corresponding to the hues in your photo. And while we like this online app, not all Sherwin-Williams paints measured up in Consumer Reports paint tests.

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Builders’ Show: Sherwin-Williams paint fights odors and mold

Builders’ Show: Sherwin-Williams paint fights odors and mold

Sherwin-Williams ups the ante for greenest paint claims with the unveiling of its reformulated Harmony Interior Paint with “Formaldehyde Reducing Technology,” at the International Builders’ Show. The company claims it’s the first of its kind in the coatings industry.

The new Harmony paint, available in eggshell and flat finishes for $ 49 per gallon, supposedly contains zero volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, in both its base coat and the colorants that are added at the point of purchase. Other paints … (read more)