Sherwin Williams Company

9 years ago

HOULTON, Maine — When it comes to paint and paint supplies, the Sherwin Williams Company seeks excellence above all else. That’s part of the reason why the company has been in business nationwide for 148 years.

Owned by shareholders, Sherwin Williams Company was founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866 and has not only grown to be the largest producer of paints and coatings in the United States, but is among the largest producers in the world.

Sherwin Williams has been specializing in paint and paint-related products in the Houlton area since 1956. They also carry a wide variety of wallcoverings and can custom order blinds and shade products for your home.

The Houlton store employs two full-time managers and two part-time managers at its 2 Smyrna St. location. The store is conveniently open seven days a week (Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

The company’s secret to staying in business in this region for so long is simple. They provide top-notch customer service to every person that walks through their doors, whether they be someone looking for advice on a weekend painting project, or a wholesaler looking for large quantities of products.

Murray Williams and Alfred Hanscom have knowledge of what paint is needed for a particular project that is second to none. Murray has 29 years of experience with the company, while Alfred has been with the Houlton store for three years (20 overall in business).

The two remain up-to-date on all the latest trends and have a vast knowledge of the more environment-friendly paint products that are available in today’s market. Those that have questions on which type of paint or stain is right for them need only ask the knowledgeable staff.

It is that emphasis on quality products and knowledgeable service that help ensure repeat customers for the long-standing business.

For more information, call 532-2558 or visit