Outdoor Paint – What really are the differences?

You decided to paint the outside of your home and now you are trying to figure out which outdoor paint to pick. There are plenty of options out there when it comes to outdoor paint. In this tutorial Helm Paint experts explain what outdoor paint options are available. Find out which outdoor paint is the right one for you!

Benjamin Moore Aura Exterior Paint

The Aura Exterior Paint is a premium paint product which provides extreme hide and coverage with fewer coats. It is a paint and primer together. Aura Exterior comes in four  sheens (flat, low sheen, satin and semi-gloss). The paint is tinted with Gennex colorants. This gives it great durability, superior hide, zero VOC and excellent fade resistance.  Aura paint is mildew resistant. This paint can be washed down and even pressure washed. Typically any color can be hidden with two coats of Aura Exterior Paint. This paint comes with a lifetime limited warranty.

For more information visit: https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/interior-exterior-paints-stains/product-catalog/awep/aura-exterior-paint

Benjamin Moore Regal Select Exterior Paint

Outdoor PaintRegal comes in three different sheens (semi-gloss, low sheen and matte). This paint has a durable finish, resists fading, cracking and peeling so your home’s exterior looks freshly painted for years to come. It is also mildew resistant even in humid conditions. This paint is also engineered with Gennex Color Technology.

For more information visit: https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/interior-exterior-paints-stains/product-catalog/rsep/regal-select-exterior-paint

Benjamin Moore ben Exterior Paint

Ben, just like Regal, comes in three sheens. Ben is a 25 year warranty product. It has good coverage and durability and is resistant to peeling, cracking, and blistering. Ben is also mildew resistant and has Gennex Color Technology.

For more information visit: https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/interior-exterior-paints-stains/product-catalog/bwep/ben-exterior-paint

Benjamin Moore Ultra Spec Ext

Ultra-Spec-Exterior-Flat, Outdoor PaintUltra Spec Ext comes in four sheens (flat, low sheen, satin, gloss). It carries a 25 year warranty. Ultra Spec EXT  is resistant to color fading, blistering, and alkali. It is easy to apply and dries fast. This paint provides mildew-resistant coating. It also has  Gennex® Color Technology.

For more information visit: https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/interior-exterior-paints-stains/product-catalog/usep/ultra-spec-ext-paint

Coronado Super Kote 5000

Super Kote 5000 is designed for commercial projects—when getting the job done quickly is a priority. With low spatter and easy application, this premium-quality, vinyl-acrylic formula delivers dependable quality and productivity. This paint comes with a 15 year warranty.

For more information visit: http://www.coronadopaint.com/product-detail/coronado-products/super-kote-5000

Helm, locally owned and operated, has been in business since 1970 and is an independent dealer of Benjamin Moore Paints and Finishes. Our trained specialists are available to assist you in selecting paint and supplies for your business.

We have 6 locations across the Metro New Orleans area, for your convenience, to serve you.