Painting Tips

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  • Professional Painting Tips

    Professional painter Butch Zang tells you the key techniques he uses to keep organized, work fast, choose tools and materials and produce…

  • 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…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 10 Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

    Professional painters share their secrets for producing a great-looking interior paint job. The work will go faster with less hassle too.

  • 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…

  • How to Remove Lead Paint Safely

    You don’t have to call in expensive consultants to work safely around lead paint. Follow these commonsense steps to keep your home…

  • How to Install Fiber Cement Siding

    Half the cost of a fiber cement board siding job is labor, so you can save thousands of dollars by installing it yourself. A siding pro shows…

  • Painting Tips: How to Paint Faster

    A master painter shares tips and techniques from 30 years of residential painting work, covering everything from roller selection to taping to…

  • How to Paint: Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

    We've received hundreds of painting tips from readers and painting contractors over the years. We culled through them and came up with this…

  • Trim Painting Tips

    How to repaint chipped, flaking or dirty moldings so they look like new; the secrets of a professional-looking job.


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