CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – The PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS® brand announced its launch of the new PARAMOUNT™ super premium line of interior and exterior paints, as well as a Paramount exterior stain line, available exclusively at MENARDS® stores. Backed by global coatings company PPG, these products marry technology, strength and style to offer the most advanced protection and beautiful, lasting color.

Paramount interior and exterior paints are available in a palette of nearly 900 colors that achieve vibrant coverage in one coat. The line’s interior paint-and-primer-in-one formula also offers outstanding stain blocking and hiding, and a durable and washable protective shield. In addition, the Paramount exterior paint-and-primer-in-one formula offers adhesion that resists cracking and peeling, and contains a formula that offers UV protection to help color keep its vibrancy and resist fading.

Adding to the new Paramount product assortment are premium exterior wood care products – Paramount Stain, Paramount Toner, Paramount Advanced Penetrating Oil and Paramount Fine Wood Finish – that boast rich pigmentation, UV protection, and provide a mildew- and algae-resistant coating.

The Paramount stain-and-sealant-in-one product, available in 42 solid, 14 semitransparent and semisolid colors, helps homeowners to bring out the natural beauty of wood with ColorEnhance technology that provides rich pigmentation, protection and durability. Paramount Advanced Penetrating Oil contains an optimized blend of oils in four colors that deliver clarity and highly pigmented hues to enhance and protect wood’s natural grain. In addition, Paramount Fine Wood Finish, available in 13 satin semitransparent colors, brings the rich look of interior wood finishes to outdoor spaces with a unique varnish-like appearance.

Now available in Menards, Paramount paint starts at $40 per gallon and Paramount stain starts at $38 per gallon. To learn more about the Pittsburgh Paints & Stains brand, visit