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Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.
2 Brilliant Tips to Use With Every Painting Project
Paint mixers that you can chuck in a drill are nothing new, but I didn’t have one on hand for a recent touchup and needed to improvise.
How to Prevent (or Fix) This Common Painting Mistake
How to Use Every Last Drop of Leftover Paint
Brilliant Tip for Painting in Tight Quarters
Create a Faux Brick Accent Wall with Paint in 4 Easy Steps
Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain
11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good
All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts...
Hang ‘Em Out to Dry Ladder Drying Rack
Painting objects like louvered shutters can be a real problem.
14 Ways to Minimize Lead Paint Exposure and Avoid Paint Poisoning in Older Homes
Lead paint is dangerous, especially for small children, who might eat crumbling paint chips or...
Smart Spindle Painter
A neat, fast way to paint stair spindles or other hard-to-brush objects is to slip...
Coat Hanger Stirrer
A plastic coat hanger makes a dandy power mixing attachment.
The Paint Color That Can Sell Your House for $6,000 More
Who knew a bucket of paint could be worth so much money?
9 Special Effect Paint Rollers You Have to See
Whether you're looking for a short cut or a creative technique, you'll love these fun...
Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!
Protect against spills, splatters and other disasters!
Replaceable Foam Brush Heads
I buy disposable brushes by the dozen; they’re indispensable for painting little projects, touching...
How to Get a Feathered Paint Edge
Wall patches are a problem.
How to Finish and Protect your Chalk Paint Projects
With the ease and versatility of all the chalk and refinishing paints on the market,...
Use Takeout Chopsticks to Stir Finishes
Chopsticks make excellent stirrers for pint- and quart-size cans of varnish, shellac, stain, paint, etc....
29 Painting Tool Hacks That’ll Get Your Projects Rolling
Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long...
Furniture Stripping Helper
Cut a semi-circular opening in the side of a 1-gallon milk jug, then clean the...
Paint Can Opener on Hand
As soon as I pick up paint at the store, I take out my multitool...
Power Paint Mixer
Forget your old stir sticks! Grab a plastic hanger and cut off the bottom rung,...
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
C-Clamp Paint Can Handle
Instead of dirtying a new paint container, I created a handle for a quart-size paint...
Shoe Box Touch-Up Paint Kit
For a small paint job that calls for a small roller, I just use a...
Catalog Paint Colors with Photos
To make shopping for new cans of my existing paint colors easier, I started taking...
To pour paints or other liquids without a funnel, hold a pencil across the mouth...