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Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

February 25, 2021 3 min read

You fell in love with a paint chip. Hey, it happens. But as enamored as you may be with that particular shade of awesome, how appealing will that color be when it’s painted on a wall, fills an entire room or covers the outside of your house?
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YES, YOUR HOME CAN WEAR WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY (SO GET OVER IT!)

YES, YOUR HOME CAN WEAR WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY (SO GET OVER IT!)

December 15, 2020 2 min read

The old school thinking that you can’t wear white after Labor Day is as silly as believing you can’t drink coffee on days that end in Y. And we simply don’t want to live in a world where either is true. 
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Pro Painters: Save Time, Order Online, From John Boyle Decorating

November 05, 2020 2 min read

We think it’s time that Connecticut’s hardworking paint contractors got a break.

Whether you’re working on commercial, industrial, multi-residential or institutional properties, John Boyle Decorating Centers’ new online ordering system is a true time saver. And time, as they say, is money. 

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TEAL ESTATE: MEET THE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2021

TEAL ESTATE: MEET THE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2021

October 14, 2020 1 min read

Blending the soothing properties of blue, the renewal qualities of green, and the organic sensibility of grey, Aegean Teal 2136-40 invites us to reflect and reset from all we’ve been through this past year. 

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The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

October 14, 2020 2 min read

As inviting and as soothing as Greece’s bluish-green sea, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an exceptional balance of blue, green and grey. This intriguing midtone creates natural harmony and a sense of calm, inviting an opportunity to reflect and reset amidst softened, casual elegance.
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John Boyle Decorating Centers Connecticut Blogs

Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

September 09, 2020 2 min read

When it comes to serenity in your sleeping quarters, we’ll lay it down: the bedroom is meant to be a dreamy oasis; a calming and comfortable retreat; a relaxation station designed especially for you to unplug and power down. 

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Painting Contractor with a pail of paint and paint rollers.

COVID-19 Safe Work Practices: Helping Contractors Build Confidence with Home Owners

August 28, 2020 1 min read

John Boyle Decorating Centers is pleased to share these documents to help our contractors implement safe work practices to help the potential spread of COVID-19, with the help of Benjamin Moore. Learn more about how you can build confidence with home owners, keep yourself and your team safe, and positively stand out from your peers. 
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Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

May 12, 2020 2 min read

As it turns out, the powder room was where one went to refresh their powdered wig and nose or to make a quick retreat from boorish conversation (yawn!). Typically, the powder room was a water closet near the formal entertaining room, making it convenient for guests needing a moment to themselves.

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SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

April 27, 2020 3 min read

We know you’ve got your hands full, juggling the demands of working from home while helping your kiddos get the hang of e-learning models. But here’s a fun project the whole family can get behind: painting the kids’ rooms. Consider it part of the real-world curriculum. And because it involves their own rooms, the kids will be genuinely invested in the outcome.
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Our Furry Friends by Laurie Nilsen

Our Furry Friends by Laurie Nilsen

April 14, 2020 2 min read

For our next Blog, we thought that we would just have some fun!  We thought we would focus on our beloved pets! Our “Fur Babies” offer us so much, comfort, companionship, laughter and unconditional love!  
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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

April 08, 2020 2 min read

While our stores are closed to the public, it’s not only possible but easy to shop for paint from the comfort of your home and without setting foot in our store.
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A message to John Boyle Decorating Centers' contractor customers in Connecticut, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Message to our Contractors: COVID-19 Relief Guide

April 08, 2020 1 min read

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