5 Dollar Difference

aura Written by Benjamin Moore Pinnacle Decorating South A customer came up to me recently and mentioned that they liked my paint, but that we were so expensive.  I thanked him for coming and talking to me and asked expensive compared to what or whom? and was it a reasonable comparison?.  He mentioned Sherwin Williams and their Emerald, which they argue is [...]

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