Use these painting tips to do a faster and neater job.
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.
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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 comes to painting. This collection of tips will help you prep your room before painting to protect your home against slop, spatters and spills so you can spend less time cleaning ...
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, neater and give you beautiful results.
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 caulking and filling.
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 almost-new condition.
Using Masking Tape When Painting
Masking off baseboard and other trim is a great way to get a professional-looking paint job. You'll get a crisp, clean paint line where the walls meet the trim. And the job will go quicker because you'll avoid the time-consuming “cutting in” with the paintbrush and cleaning up paint spatters from your woodwork.
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 first-rate results. By following his tips, you'll paint a room with less effort, yet get done faster and be happier with the quality of the job.
Mess-Free Painting Tips
Painting a room gives it an instant makeover but cleaning up during and after can feel like it takes forever. These easy tips will help you minimize the mess while you paint and cut your cleanup time in half.
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.