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Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.
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.
Great Tips for Painting Doors
Trim Painting Tips For Smooth and Perfect Results
Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered
How to Paint a Room Fast
The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint
13 Color Trends You Need to Know for 2019
Keep up with the color trends with this sneak peek at hot hues for 2019.
Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters
Great ideas for how to get a perfectly smooth and even paint job.
An Excuse to Snack While Painting
Washing a roller cover between coats of paint is a waste of time and paint....
Painting Aluminum Siding
The right preparation is the key to get a better finish
Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain
Make your paint job last longer
Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors
Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See...
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...
10 Things You Need to Know Before Spray Painting
You've most likely never heard of Bonnie Seymour, but she did you a huge favor....
11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good
All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts...
Tips for How to Use Painters Tape
Apply painters tape faster and more effectively so you can get started painting sooner and...
DIY Dictionary: Tack Cloth
What's a tack cloth? A tack cloth or tack rag is a lint-free material—often...
Safe and Healthy Spray Painting Tips
Protect your health and future with a dust mask rated for chemical vapors
Painting With an Airless Sprayer
It’s the best way to complete big paint jobs fast or apply a glass-smooth finish
How to Get a Smooth Polyurethane Finish
Expert tips for applying a flawless clear finish
How to Fix Peeling Paint
Strategies for making paint jobs last longer
How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job
Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.
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Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques
Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques
Paint Roller Techniques and Tips
Paint faster and smoother with the right rolling techniques
Avoid and Remove Paint Drips
Remove dried paint drips
10 Interior House Painting Tips & Painting Techniques for the Perfect Paint Job
Use these tips to make your painting projects go faster and smoother.