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On a Roll: Choosing the Right Roller Cover

The key to a smooth painting experience is selecting the proper applicator for the project. Rollers are a great choice for quickly and easily covering large areas. Here’s what you need to know about choosing the best roller cover for your project.

Light Reflectance Value: What Do Those Numbers Mean?

Shedding Light on the Situation: What is LRV?

A color’s Light Reflectance Value (LRV) measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from (or absorbs into) a painted surface. Simply put, LRV measures the percentage of light a paint color reflects. 

Understanding Undertones

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A fresh coat of paint is an easy way to transform a space or revamp a room. But when choosing a new color, proceed with caution! Remember that colors have an undertone -- a color that’s present, but not always obvious depending on the lighting and what other colors surround it.

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Fall 2016

Colors Your Neighbors Love 2016

Color your Neighbors Love 2016

Avoid the Hype! Primers are still important.

Paint-n-Primer-in-One is a great name, but it’s not new. Diamond Vogel’s finishes have been applied directly to surfaces for years. All of our finish paints can be applied to existing coatings that are in good shape and properly prepared. They’ll look great and offer outstanding performance, but primers are still important.

Painting with Proper Proportions of Color

60:30:10 Rule

Paint color can transform and revitalize your home.  It can also be used to engage and create welcoming home environments.  One way to do this is with proper proportions of different hues and shades of color.

The 60:30:10 color theory is one of the basic rules to having a harmonious end result.

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Summer 2016

Every Home Tells a Story

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Spring 2016

Color for How You Live

2016 Pantone Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity


Source: Pantone

For the first time, Panetone’s Color of the Year 2016 brings together two shades -- Rose Quartz, a soft pink, and Serenity, a muted periwinkle-blue.

2016 Top Color Picks by Diamond Vogel

DV Top Color Picks

Turn a Closet into a Home Office

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Winter 2016

Simplify with a Relaxed Modern Style