Use these painting techniques, tips and step-by-step projects to complete your next painting job faster.
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 brushes.
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How to Pressure Wash a House
A pressure washer cleans old paint fast. Here's how to pressure wash your whole house so that the new coat of exterior paint will stick better and last longer.
How to Fix Peeling Paint
Learn to spot and fix small areas of peeling paint before they become big problems, then learn how to remedy the underlying causes that cause the peeling.
Painting Aluminum Siding
If your aluminum siding has developed a chalky residue or is faded, stained or just plain the wrong color, fear not. You can paint it. Here's how to prepare the surface and choose your paint.
How to Paint Popcorn Ceilings
Is your popcorn ceiling showing its age? Here's a hassle-free way to refresh it. Painting acoustical ceilings is easy—just use this approach.
Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain
More choices at the paint store can equal more confusion about what works best. Find out what pros use for different exterior surfaces and locations—and why.
How to Sponge Paint a Wall
Sponge painting is a quick, simple way to make dull interior walls dramatic. With just a sponge, a can of glaze and a few paint colors you can transform your house.
How to Paint a Ceiling
A professional home painter shares his tips for painting both smooth and textured ceilings, with equipment recommendations and tricks of the trade.
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 helpful hints.