Tips & Solutions

Our library of contractor education materials contains in-depth information on how to tackle a wide range of project and paint issues. They are useful tools for discussing paint topics with your customers. 
Avoiding Touch-Up Problems

Learn how to spot and correct potential touch-up problems before they occur.

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Deep-Base Primers

Learn more about Benjamin Moore's tintable deep-base primers made specifically for use with more saturated or darker colors.

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Common Interior Paint Problems and Solutions

Most wall paint problems can be corrected. Read these tips on identifying and fixing interior painting problems.

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Paint & Primer Together

This document provides background information as well as technical data to help you better understand and communicate our new "Paint and Primer Together" labeling.

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Painting Vinyl and Aluminum Siding

Vinyl and aluminum siding require regular maintenance and repair, just like any exterior painted surface. Find out more about repainting these surfaces.

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Mildew Prevention and Removal

The best way to control mildew is to prevent it from forming in the first place. A clean, dry, light-filled environment discourages mildew development.

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Two-Component Products

Coatings known as "two-pack" or two-component systems offer optimal resistance to chemicals and abrasions. They must be mixed correctly to ensure high performance.

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Washing Latex Wall Paint

Learn various techniques for washing latex paint, from the simple (soap and water) to more complex ways.

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Yellowing of Alkyd Paints

The yellowing of alkyd paints, a common problem, is a natural part of a coating's drying and aging process. The higher solids in today's paint contribute to yellowing, and higher-solid paints have an increased tendency to yellow with age.

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Exterior Paint Problem Help

Exterior surfaces can present unique challenges. Find solutions to the most common exterior paint problems.

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