As we welcome 2016 and say goodbye to 2015, there is a lot to reflect on.
Here at ProTect Painters, it has been an exciting year. As you know, ProTect Painters is a franchised brand, and our organization was purchased in June of 2015 by The Dwyer Group®. If you are a fan of the CBS reality show “Undercover Boss”, then this name may sound familiar to you. The co-chair of The Dwyer Group, Dina Dwyer-Owens, put on a disguise and tried her hand within several of our company’s brands for the episode. For more information, click here.
2015 was also an exciting year in the color industry...
Gone are the days of red accent walls. We are now in the midst of gray tones as the new neutral and soft tones as accents. We see this trend supported by Benjamin Moore’s pick for color of the year - “Guilford Green HC-116” Benjamin Moore’s YouTube channel describes this pick as "a neutral that is a natural.”
Sherwin Williams went a little bolder with their 2015 color of the year – “Coral Reef SW 6606”. Recommended for interior, coral reef coordinates nicely with soft white accents and their own Moody Blue SW 6221. See samples of this color’s usage on their website.
You might ask yourself, “Why are the two leading paint companies’ color of the year so different from each other?” They each have their reasons and ways of nominating the year's color, but we say it comes down to one thing: preference. Everyone has his or her own style and opinions, and just because something is popular or trendy does not make it the right choice for you or your home.
Do your research...
Take the time to look at color ideas on our Pinterest page, and then give us a call. We are happy to give color suggestions based on your home’s lighting, furniture and flooring. Let us help you start 2016 with a fresh, new paint color in your home!