Sherwin-Williams Emerald paint

This premium, but pricey, paint is sold at Sherwin Williams Paint stores. It is self-priming and environmentally friendly (Low VOCs).


The Sherwin-Williams Emerald is part of the Paint test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Paint models like the Emerald 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.