This isn’t just paint. It’s Paramount®.

Paramount is the perfect blend of cutting edge paint & color technology and style expertise. The most advanced protection you can get in true one coat coverage with exceptional stain blocking and hiding. How can one paint do all of this? Because it's not just paint. It's Paramount.

#1 Overall Interior Hide in Eggshell Sheen¹ #1 Interior Stain Blocking in Eggshell Sheen¹ #1 Exterior Fade Resistance in Satin Sheen²
1. When compared to 3rd party testing versus super premium home center brands. 2. When compared to internal benchmarking versus super premium home center brands.

Paramount one-coat color

You’ll be sure to find the perfect one coat color for your project in the Paramount color palette. And with the most advanced one coat protection, that beauty will last for years to come.


Paramount one-coat color palette

Paramount paint is available in over 1000 interior and exterior one coat colors. With that many options, you'll be sure to find your perfect color.

One Coat Colors

Color Visualizer

Leave the guesswork behind with the Pittsburgh Paints and Stains digital color visualizer. Try out your favorite Paramount one-coat colors in your room before you buy them. 

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Color Collections & Inspiration

  • Escape
  • Gather
  • Host
  • Play
  • Relax
  • Work


Our Escape Collection has been carefully and expertly selected to provide you with colors that work together to craft the perfect place to rest, read, relax, or retreat for a moment- or a full night- of calm.

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Our Gather Collection has been expertly selected to work together to infuse the heart of your home with a sense of joy and energetic purpose.

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Our Host Collection is designed to make sure your home will always be the perfect place- where conversations flow freely, laughter comes easily, and everyone feels at home. We’ve carefully selected a range of complementary colors to help you create your very own perfect, warm, comforting, energetic spaces.

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Our Play Collection is designed to fuel your fun. We’ve expertly selected colors that set the mood for playtime, and provide the perfect surrounding for a movie, a match, or a meal.

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Our Relax Collection is designed to help you unwind, thanks to expertly selected colors that work together to create casual and cozy spaces that’ll make you feel comfortable and content.

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You do a lot of work in your house - making calls from your home office, preparing dinner in the kitchen, exercising in your home gym, planting flowers in the yard. To get it all done, you need to be as productive and focused as possible - while still comfortable.

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Looking for more project inspiration?

Whether you’re painting the inside or outside of your home, taking on a big re-model or making a quick weekend update, we have advice to help you get your project done right. Browse our project tips and tricks to learn how to achieve your desired look and feel in your home.

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Pick up a can of the most advanced one coat protection - Exclusively at Menards

Pick up a can of the most advanced one coat protection - Exclusively at Menards

There’s only one place to get a can of Paramount - Menards, the same place you’ve always turned to for service and quality.

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Paramount Products

Paramount is designed to exceed your performance expectations. Because after all, everything else is just paint. And Paramount is so much more.

Paramount Interior Paint

Pittsburgh Paints and Stains Paramount

Paramount Interior Paints offer maximum durability and washability, ensuring that every room of your home can start beautiful and stay that way.

Interior Product Details

Paramount Exterior Paint

Pittsburgh Paints and Stains Paramount

Paramount Exterior Paints have exceptional adhesion for high-performance resistance to cracking and peeling, and UV protection to ensure true, lasting color.

Exterior Product Details

Paramount Stain

Pittsburgh Paints and Stains Paramount

Paramount Stain is formulated to protect and enhance the natural look of wood with exceptional richness and depth of color.

Stain Product Details

Other Pittsburgh Products

For every project, Pittsburgh Paints & Stains offers products that are guaranteed to perform. We’ve satisfied customers for over 100 years with our specially formulated paints and stains to give you the confidence that you’ll get your project done right.

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