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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…
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.
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Self Stick Paint Shield
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you how to use self-sticking plastic wrap to make clean up a breeze with this handy tip for…
Spray Painting Booth
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares what she uses for a spray booth when painting small projects. Don’t let overspray repaint your…
Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors
Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See what 5 pros say about where and how to test your paint
Use a Bent Coat Hanger to Keep Paint Cans Clean
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to use a wire coat hanger to remove the excess paint from your paintbrush, keeping the…
Use a Plastic Liner to Keep a Clean Paint Bucket
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to paint and not have to clean out your paint bucket. This is a great time saver.
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…
Storing Paint Cans
Use a can of latex or oil paint once and the rim invariably get coated with dried, crusty paint. This solution is unusual and counterintuitive,…
DIY Painting Clean Up Tips to Save You Time
Henry Ford said it best: “Before anything else, getting ready is the secret to success.” And it’s certainly true when it…
Trim Painting Tips
How to repaint chipped, flaking or dirty moldings so they look like new; the secrets of a professional-looking job.