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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…
Build a Painting Bench
Build this light, but strong bench in about 4 hours. Use it as a table and as scaffolding as well as for sitting.
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Our Favorite Painting Equipment
With these painting tips and easy-to-find tools you'll paint faster, neater and better. Even a novice painter can do a top-notch job with these…
Best Paintbrush for Latex Paint
A professional painter with 30-years experience shows you his favorite paintbrush for cutting in smooth, even edges with latex paint—an…
Paint Sprayer Reviews
A new generation of consumer-grade HVLP paint sprayers has arrived on the market. In this review learn how they work and what our editors…
How to Clean Paint Brushes
Good paint brushes are worth the money, whether you're painting with latex, oil or shellac. Here's how the pros clean up their expensive paint…
Secrets to Using and Preserving Paint Brushes and Rollers
These pro secrets about the best way to use and care for your paintbrushes and paint rollers will make any paint job around the house easier,…
Paint Brush Care: How To Rescue a Petrified Brush
Paintbrushes full of dried paint or varnish don't have to be discarded. Done properly, a good soak in brush cleaner can restore the bristles to…
Don't Be Cheap! 10 Common Mistakes When Trying to Save Money Painting
DIY painting projects save you lots of cash (versus hiring a pro), so don't skimp on the paint or painting tools. Chintzy paint and tools lead…
12 DIY Ways to Make Your Stuff Last Way Longer
Making your stuff last longer is a great way to get more bang for your buck, and there are dozens of ways to do that, many of which you probably…