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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 18 Comments

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

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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VINYL SIDING TRANSFORMATION

VINYL SIDING TRANSFORMATION

June 19, 2020 2 min read 4 Comments

While you might be hesitant to consider painting your siding, if it’s done right, painting it will give you up to 10 years of stunning results –at a fraction of the price of new siding. Most homeowners are motivated to paint their vinyl siding because the color has become dated. The washed out yellow or pale blue that looked great twenty years ago – would look outstanding in a more modern taupe, warm gray or tan.
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Feng Shui: Attract Positivity By Painting Your Front Door

Feng Shui: Attract Positivity By Painting Your Front Door

June 03, 2020 2 min read

Your front door is so much more than an entranceway – it’s a chance for your home to make a statement and say, “Hello, world!” What really speaks volumes is a fresh coat of curb appeal. Go bold with the paint color of your front door and life instantly becomes more interesting.   
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Freshen Up Your Curb Appeal: 6 Steps to Paint Your Front Door

Freshen Up Your Curb Appeal: 6 Steps to Paint Your Front Door

May 27, 2020 3 min read

Have you heard the phrase, “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression”? As many have experienced this first hand, they understand how crucial a first impression is. But first impressions don’t start when you say the first hello, first impressions start when the newcomer walks up the front steps to your door. No matter the colour, your front door is more than a transition from the outdoors in, your front door is the first hello.
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Making an Entrance: Home Updates to Tackle This Weekend

Making an Entrance: Home Updates to Tackle This Weekend

April 16, 2020 2 min read

Weekends are a treasured time to spend catching up on chores or relaxing with friends and family, but they’re also the perfect time to tackle some of those small projects that will make your space more functional and inviting. Updating your front door with paint and hardware is a simple and impactful project that can be completed over a long weekend.
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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME cincinnati color

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

April 08, 2020 2 min read

While our stores are open, it’s not only possible but easy to shop for paint from the comfort of your home and without setting foot in our store. Here is a step by step how to shop from the comfort of your own home!
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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 08, 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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Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

January 15, 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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Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

January 02, 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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A macbook, iMac and iPad all showing screenshots of the Cincinnati Color Company website.

Welcome to our New Online Paint Store

December 24, 2019 2 min read

Cincinnati Color has always been a paint and coatings company that is “in business for your business.” Having just celebrated our 90th year, our family-owned business continues to put the needs of busy customers first by launching an online store that allows contractors, company owners and homeowners to buy paint whenever and wherever they need it.

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90 Years of Serving the Cincinnati Area (from Lead Cincinnati)

November 26, 2019 3 min read

A third-generation business, Cincinnati Color Company turns 90 this year. Currently, Greg Deifel and his brother, Doug, run the business, which has two locations – Oakley Paint and Glass, 3142 Madison Road and Cincinnati Color, 1027 Dalton Avenue.

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