COOPER PAINT HISTORY
 
 
        It all started in 1958 after serving 2 years in Korea.  Allen Cooper came back after being honorably discharged from the army after making the rank of specialist 4th class in the 7th infantry division.  He got his first break working for his father in law Herman Krauser who owned Monticello Hardware.  He convinced Herman to open a paint department in his hardware store.
 
     On Saturday Morning January 6, 1968 an exploding oil burner in the basement of the hardware store started a fire that raged out of control for nearly 4 hours and demolished the entire building.  After the fire destroyed the business that he and Herman had nurtured, he went to work for Carl Arfa Decorating.  He managed Arfa Decorating for 4 years.  He bought it from Carl and that was the start of COOPER PAINT DISTRIBUTORS.
 
      In 1973 Allen built a NEW building at a new location in Monticello, New York. Since then it  has under gone a few alterations.  When you enter Cooper Paint you are immediately aware of the friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  You are greeted with a smile by Allen, Mitchell, and Robert. ( his sons )  They are ready and able to help and advise you as to your particular needs in Paints, Paint Supplies, Wallcoverings, and Custom Made Blinds.
 
       Cooper Paint carries the finest paints from recognized companies such as Benjamin Moore and Pittsburgh Paints as well as Cabots, Sikkens, and Olympic Stains.  They carry all types of Wallcoverings and Custom Blinds.  Much of Cooper Paint Business is done by the painting contractor, but is also open to the public.
 
       If you are in the market for any paint whether it is ready made or custom tinted be sure to call or stop by the store.  You are sure to find the right kind of paint or supplies that you will need.  Their expert advice will be invaluable and you will be helped and served with a SMILE....
 
 
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