Make Your Next Caulking Project Eco-Friendly

Reuseable Caulk Tube

Home projects can transform your space in a new and exciting way. Although, there are often a lot of tools and materials involved in these projects, some of which are single-use plastics. At a time when environmental sustainability is more important than ever, we are more cognizant of the harm that material waste can cause to our planet.  In this post, we will be discussing Eco-Friendly Caulk.

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How to Choose the Right Primer

Painting your walls is a fun and exciting way to transform a room. Although, the task itself takes considerable time and effort. After all your hard work, you want your paint job to look amazing and last a long time. This is why it is so important to choose the right painting materials and do the job properly. In many cases, primer is the first step to ensure a beautiful, long-lasting paint job. So, where do you start? How do you choose the right primer? Read more

Article: ALLPRO Independent Magazine January/February 2023

The idea of opening Marketplace Paints was born when Tom Uskup’s wife, Anne—an interior designer— started working on a new project. “I didn’t know anything about painting other than that we needed paint,” Uskup laughs.

He ventured to a store several miles away because his local paint store had recently closed, and Anne specifically wanted to use Benjamin Moore products for her project. “While I was there, I thought to myself, ‘Why don’t we have a paint store [in the area]?’”

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Marketplace Paints is Now Open on Saturdays in Greenwood, SC

Marketplace Paints, your local neighborhood design store, is now open on Saturdays at our Greenwood, SC, location! We are excited to welcome all of you DIY designers who love weekend projects. Our store will be open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm every Saturday, in addition to our regular weekday hours.

These new hours will make it easier for residents of Greenwood and surrounding areas to shop for supplies if they cannot make it during regular Monday-Friday work hours. In addition, our team will be available to help you with all your decorating needs whenever you stop by. So, whether you need paint, wallpaper, window treatments, or decorating equipment, Marketplace Paints has everything you need six days a week.

Our Other Locations & Hours

Marketplace Paints has stores in three South Carolina cities, including Greenwood, Aiken, and North Augusta. Each store is centrally located in its area for convenience and easy access. Let’s dive into the details.

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4 Winter-Inspired Design Styles

Winter Inspired Design Styles

Where does your design inspiration come from? Whether it be a place, a time period, a season, or your own hobbies and interests, interior design is an opportunity to express yourself. In fact, you don’t have to be a professional designer or decorator to bring your ideas to life. All you need is a little creativity.

For many people, the changing of seasons is a significant source of inspiration. Each season, spring, summer, fall, and winter, may evoke different feelings, colors, shapes, or memories. For example, winter might remind you of freshly fallen snow, gray clouds, crackling fireplaces, and warm sweaters. Whatever comes to mind, you can depict those concepts in your space through cohesive and meaningful design choices.

If you love to incorporate your favorite seasonal elements into your home, you will love these 4 winter-inspired design styles. Not only do they capture the essence of the winter season, they are beautiful enough to enjoy all year long. However, if your inspiration changes, you have the creative freedom to change up your space whenever you like.

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Interior Painting for Beginners: A step-by-step guide

Painting for Beginners

If you’ve ever typed “how to paint my walls” into your search bar, then you’re in the right place. Whether you bought a house that needs some love or you are changing up your interior style, painting can give your space a whole new look. Interior painting is a big project, and although it may seem straightforward, you might not know where to start.

Before you ever begin painting, there is quite a bit of preparation to do for your project. The condition of the walls you are painting will determine how much prep work is needed. In this post, we will introduce the basic steps and best practices for prepping and painting your interior walls. You’ll have a magazine-worthy home in no time!

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Hunter Douglas Vertical Blinds in Aiken, North Augusta and Greenwood

Marketplace Paints has Hunter Douglas Vertical Blinds in Aiken, North Augusta and Greenwood. The Somner® series is one of Hunter Douglas’ most versatile platforms. Somner blinds encompass a range of sizes, shapes, materials and finishes and can be customized to fit any home. They’re also extremely economical, without compromising on quality or style. Somner® Custom Vertical Blinds offer a beautiful selection of textiles and textures to fit your style.

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Hunter Douglas Modern Precious Metals Blinds in Aiken, North Augusta and Greenwood

Resilient and attractive, Modern Precious Metals® Aluminum Blinds in Aiken, North Augusta, and Greenwood.

  • Light Control and Privacy—with a tilt of the slats.
  • Complete View to the Outdoors—without lifting the blind.
  • Style Choices—a wide variety of colors and finishes.
  • Slat Sizes—½”, 1″ or 2″.

Optional Enhancements

  • Decorative Tapes—in a variety of colors and patterns.
  • Light Blocking—with our de-Light feature.
  • Cut-Outs—for window cranks, door handles and other unique features.
  • An Expanded View—with our MagnaView® feature.

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Introducing the Benjamin Moore Paint Color of the Year for 2023

Introducing the Color of the Year 2023

Benjamin Moore Paint has just revealed its Color of the Year for 2023—Raspberry Blush 2008-30. A vibrant, unabashedly bold hue, Raspberry Blush takes the stage with confidence, raising the volume and creating a breathtaking color experience.

From vivacious red-orange to warm spice to deep sea green in rhythm with well-loved neutrals, the sumptuous Color Trends 2023 palette aims to bring vitality and individuality to a space, while embracing the transformative power of paint.

Stop by one of our three locations to find the right color for your decorating needs in 2023!