Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques

Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Paintbrush
  • Paint roller
  • Paint tray
  • Roller sleeve
  • Extension ladder
  • Rags

Painter's tape

You should also have a roller screen and a ladder stabilizer.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Paint
  • Extra 1 and 5 gallon buckets