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Paint Roller Techniques and Tips
These DIY painting tips will help you roll your walls quickly and smoothly—without leaving roller marks. We'll show you the tricks and…
Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques
A good exterior painting job will extend the life of your siding and trim and increase the value of your house. Learn the best techniques for…
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Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques
Transform a room in one weekend with one of these three creative painting and glazing techniques. All are easy-to-do, attractive and…
How to Sponge Paint a Wall
Sponge painting is a quick, simple way to make dull interior walls dramatic. With just a sponge, a can of glaze and a few paint colors you can…
Painting paneled doors is the ultimate painter's challenge. To make it easier, we tried different tools and paints and watched pros work. Here's…
How to Paint Woodwork: Tips and Techniques
Brushing a silky smooth finish on woodwork takes patience and attention to detail. In this article, we'll show you the tricks and techniques…
10 Interior House Painting Tips & Painting Techniques for the Perfect Paint Job
Here are 10 tips to make your painting projects go smoother and faster while giving you a professional-looking finish that you'll be proud of.…
How to Paint a Room
A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets on how to paint a room fast, yet producing first-rate results. You can easily master these…
Eliminate Paint Brush Marks
Eliminate brush marks by sanding and repainting or by skim coating with drywall compound and repainting. Both techniques are easy.
Masking Tape Layout for Shimmery Stripes
Figure A: Masking tape layout from Paint Pizzazz (95232)
How to Get a Smooth Polyurethane Finish
These tips and techniques for applying oil-based polyurethane produce virtually flawless results. They include using a roller, using wipe-on…