• Meanley & Son Ace Hardware
    7756 Girard Ave
    La Jolla, CA 92037

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The Paint Studio

We have what you need to complete your look

Meanley & Son Ace Hardware‘s Paint Studio provides a boutique-style shopping experience with an expanded, premium line of products in an inspiring array of colors. Paired with the helpful, neighborly advice you can expect at Meanley & Son Ace Hardware, The Paint Studio provides a world-class paint experience right in your neighborhood.

With eye-catching color racks filled with a large selection of gorgeous colors along with smaller, curated collections of color, The Paint Studio was designed with color displays and tools to help you find your right color while enjoying the process. From inspiring style ideas, to innovative boutique drawers, trend proof color trios, and creative paint project suggestions, The Paint Studio creates an engaging, store within a store shopping experience and promotes confident color selection. 

Benjamin Moore – Aura Interior

Aura®  with Benjamin Moore’s exclusive Color Lock technology, delivers the ultimate performance for brilliant, rich, and everlasting color.

  • Rich, thick paint that provides a beautiful finish
  • Stands up to repeated washing with no color rub-off
  • Extreme hide and coverage for fewer coats
  • Mildew resistant
  • Seamless touch-ups
  • Low VOC, low odor

Benjamin Moore – Aura Bath & Spa


Aura® Bath & Spa is a luxurious matte finish designed for high-humidity environments.

  • Ideal for high-humidity environments such as bathrooms and spas
  • Paint and primer together
  • Mildew resistant for a fresh look that lasts
  • Zero VOC, low odor


Clark+Kensington, Ace’s premium line of paint+primer in one, which was rated #1 by a leading consumer magazine in recent tests of satin and semi-gloss interior paints. The Paint Studio features a brand new Clark+Kensington palette of designer-selected colors, along with the original Clark+Kensington mix+match palette, which takes the guesswork out of designing with 120 harmonious colors to choose from. We can put any color you want into any line of paint we carry!

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We also carry a selection of the Dunn-Edwards lines of premium, ultra-low VOC, acrylic latex paints.