The HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams Ovation is part of the Paint
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Paint
models like the Ovation are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Hiding: Hiding reflects how well a paint covers dark colors mainly with one-coat.
Staining: Staining shows how well a paint resists tough oil and water based stains.
Scrubbing: Scrubbing shows how a paint holds up to many abrasive cleanings.