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Behr Debuts Its First-Ever Exterior Wood Stain Color of the Year Just In Time For Summer

April 21, 2023 at 6:28 PM PST

Just in time for summer, Behr Paint Company debuts its first-ever Exterior Wood Stain Color of the Year. The beautifully rich hue is named Cordovan Brown and perfectly complements the outdoors. This wood stain looks exceptional on its own and when paired with patio furniture and decor in shades of gray, beige, and white.

Created with the intention to be used by everyone, Cordovan Brown is a versatile wood stain that professionals, DIYers, and designers can use. Whether you’re working on an outdoor residential or commercial project, this hue works well with all types of designs, from traditional to modern.

Jodi Allen, Global Chief Marketing Officer at Behr, says, “Our goal is to make the color selection process easier, so projects can get done quicker.” As the weather gets warmer, more homeowners are going to look for ways to give their outdoor spaces and upgrade. Behr knows this and delivers a timeless shade with Cordovan Brown.

“Announcing our first-ever exterior stain color of the year diversifies our color trend forecasting and delivers on the color leadership consumers can expect from Behr,” Allen explains.

Behr Paint Company 2023 Exterior Stain Color of the Year
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The Importance of Wood Stains

Although many homeowners overlook wood stains as a necessity, they are extremely vital when curating an outdoor space. They bring everything together aesthetically when designing a patio or deck. Wood stains are the finishing touch that makes your space inviting to guests and perfect for get-togethers and hosting barbecues.

Erika Woelfel, Vice President of Color & Creative Services at Behr, knows this and says, “We believe wood stains hold just as much power as paint. They offer a polished finish on decks, porches, doors and more which can enhance the overall curb appeal.”

When it comes to Cordovan Brown, Woelfel says, “Paint and stain can play off each other beautifully, creating a balanced color scheme on exterior surfaces and structures. Pairing darker wood tones like Cordovan Brown with soft natural paint colors creates contrast and compatibility for any style.”

Behr Wood Stain Color of the Year
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Where you can find Behr’s 2023 Exterior Stain Color of the Year

You can find Cordovan Brown exclusively at The Home Depot. The color is available in a. Variety of Behr products, including BEHR PREMIUM Solid Color Premium Waterproofing Exterior Stain, BEHR PREMIUM, Semi-Transparent Waterproofing Exterior Stain, BEHR PREMIUM ADVANCED DECKOVER, BEHR Solid Color House & Fence Wood Stain and BEHR DECKPLUS.

You can learn more about Behr’s 2023 Exterior Wood Stain Color of the Year here.



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