Use these painting techniques to add creative look to your walls or finish the job faster.
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 techniques that painting pros use to get a perfectly painted room. All you need are some basic tools to paint fast, get great results and make clean up a breeze. Painting is one of the least expensive ways to make over a room, so grab a roller and let's get to work.
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How to Get a Smooth Polyurethane Finish
These tips and techniques for applying oil-based polyurethane produce virtually flawless results. They include using a roller, using wipe-on poly and above all controlling dust.
Eliminate Paint Brush Marks
Eliminate brush marks by sanding and repainting or by skim coating with drywall compound and repainting. Both techniques are easy.
Painting: How to Paint a Room Fast
A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets for painting walls fast, yet producing first-rate results. You can easily master these techniques too, and get a professional-looking finish.
Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques
Transform a room in one weekend with one of these three creative painting and glazing techniques. All are easy-to-do, attractive and inexpensive. We show you how.
10 Interior House Painting Tips & Painting Techniques for the Perfect Paint Job
Here are 10 tips to make your painting projects go smoother and faster while giving you a professional-looking finish that you'll be proud of. You'll also find ingenious tips that can cut your cleanup time in half and extend the life of your paint brushes.
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 that pros use to get a flawless finish. Our step-by-step instructions and how-to photos will walk you through the prep work, then show you how to apply a durable, attractive finish that will improve the look of any room in your home.
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 applying paint quickly and thoroughly.