Painting

Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.

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  • Avoid and Remove Paint Drips

  • Paint drips on your natural woodwork can be a real pain and a real eyesore. Don't despair. We'll show you how to get rid of those pesky…

  • Using Frozen Paint

  • Latex paint left out in the cold doesn't always have to be thrown away. Before you give up on it, open the can and check the condition. Here's…

  • Cure for Peeling Exterior Paint

  • Peeling paint on the siding outside of a bathroom can mean there's a problem with bathroom humidity. It's a problem that must be fixed right…

  • How to Prepare for House Painting

  • We'll show you how to prepare your house for painting and make your paint job last longer. Careful prep work on these trouble spots will double…

  • High-Quality Paint

  • Expensive paint has more pigment and resin, and though it may look the same as the cheap stuff, there are big differences in the ingredients and…

  • Anti Slip Paint

  • Buy a slip-resistant additive for a stair paint to make steps less slippery. It's easy and inexpensive.

  • Car Paint Repair: Touch Up Painting

  • Remove and repair flakes, chips, dents, dings and scratches on your car's finish before the rust sets in. It takes just a few minutes of your…

  • Mineral Spirits vs Paint Thinner

  • Paint thinner and mineral spirits both work well for cleaning oil-based paint, but there are subtle differences, including odor and cost. This…

  • Safe and Healthy Spray Painting Tips

  • Spray paint is toxic, and cheap masks don't offer much protection. The best way to avoid permanent brain damage is to use an activated carbon…

  • Decorative Painting Tips

  • Dual-roller decorative painting systems can create unique color and texture effects on your walls in a fraction of the time required by more…

  • Painting With an Airless Sprayer

  • Learn how to use an airless paint sprayer to paint faster with perfectly smooth results. We show you how the machine works, good painting…

  • Restore Metal Before Painting

  • Got rust? We can show you how to get rid of it. The key is to properly prep the rusty steel before you paint. A little work up front will yield…

  • How to Repair Chipped Car Paint

  • Take care of chips and dings in your car or truck before it's too late. Let it go and they'll turn to rust before your eyes. Then…

  • How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets

  • Instead of replacing your old kitchen cabinets, make them new by repainting them. With an inexpensive paint sprayer and a few gallons of paint…

  • How to Pressure Wash a House

  • A pressure washer cleans old paint fast. Here's how to pressure wash your whole house so that the new coat of exterior paint will stick better…

  • Simple Wall Stenciling

  • With our basic stenciling techniques, you'll be able to create everything from a simple stenciled border to more complex patterns that will add…

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