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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.