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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.
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…
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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 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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
Painting Preparation: Making Paint Last, Prepare the Surface
In the long run good paint preparation techniques add years to an exterior paint job—including cleaning, scraping, filling, caulking and…
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…
Pro Paint and Wallpapering Tips
Check out these tips and tricks from paint and wallpaper professionals that will make your projects easier and faster. From how to paint in…