It’s fulfilling (and cost-effective) to tackle interior paint jobs yourself, but if you’ve never painted a room before, you may be unsure where to start. Our experienced paint experts at Monarch Paint & Design Center are here to help you choose the perfect Benjamin Moore products to get professional results.
ben® Interior Paint is ideal for DIYers and weekend warriors. It offers the same quality and high performance you expect from Benjamin Moore, with a user-friendly formula and attractive price point. Whether you choose matte, eggshell, semi-gloss, or satin/pearl, we have a list of benefits of choosing the ben® Interior Paint collection from Monarch Paint & Design Center, as well as a few hints and tips to make your next painting project a bit easier.
Many people shy away from painting their own homes because a poor paint job takes time and effort but delivers zero gains. ben® Interior Paint makes it easy to get professional results even for first-time painters. Benjamin Moore ben® paints use patented Gennex® Color Technology to produce true, fade-resistant colors. The formula goes on smoothly and is easy to clean up using soap and water, and offers many other benefits:
Most first-time DIYers aren’t sure which sheen or finish is suitable for the job they’re doing. There is a range of sheens ranging from matte to high-gloss. Higher sheens offer a more durable finish but also display imperfections prominently. ben® interior paint is available in four finishes, and our paint specialists can help you choose the one that best suits your needs.
It’s vital to apply paint to a smooth, clean surface. If you paint a dirty surface, the color will adhere to the dirt instead of the wall. Any imperfections, such as holes or dents, will need repairing before you paint, or they will show through the fresh coat. Fortunately, most minor issues are easy to fix with putty and sandpaper.
“Do I need to use a primer?” is one of the most common questions about house painting. ben® Interior Paint is a 2-in-1 paint and primer formula, but there are times when you will want to start the job with a coat of primer on its own:
We are the premier paint store in greater Washington D.C. and have several locations to serve you best. Our team of experienced designers is ready to help you choose the best colors for your home and recommend the proper supplies. We’re also a certified Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer and would love to help you create cohesive décor solutions for every room.
Visit our Alexandria, Arlington, VA, or Washington, D.C. paint centers. We proudly serve the Washington, D.C. area, including Alexandria and Arlington, Virginia; Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, MD; and the Northwest D.C. areas. Contact us today to request your in-home color consultation.