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Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.
Digital Paint and Finish Can Labels
Save the instructions on a stain can on your phone
Simple Screw Holder for Spray Painting
Spray painting just got a lot easier
What is Milk Paint?
If you're looking for that naturally rustic look, milk paint is your best bet.
After thoroughly cleaning your paint brushes, fold a paper towel around the bristles to keep...
Paint Tight Spots with Custom Foam Brushes
Here’s how to customize a foam paint brush for painting cubbyholes.
Brilliant Paintbrush Cleaning Tip
Extend the life of your paint thinner with this brush-cleaning system.
Belt-Mounted Tape Dispenser
Use your belt as a close-at-hand tape dispenser.
Disposable Touch-Up Container
Need a handy container for small touch-up jobs?
12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet
You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but...
10 Painting Myths Busted
Whether you call them myths, old wives' tales or common knowledge, there are a lot...
Rubber Band Paint Can Accessory
Keep your paint cans clean with this simple tip
Neater Paint Stripping
Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old...
Out-Of-The-Way Paint Brush Storage
Hang your paint brushes up out of harm’s way by installing a couple of...
Chalk Paint, Milk, Mineral or Latex—Which Paint is Best for Your Refinishing Project?
The rise in popularity of chalk-based refinishing paints has made it easier than ever to...
Make Custom Colored Chalk Paint at Home with 4 Ingredients
DIY Chalk paint is so versatile it makes refinishing projects a breeze.
Detergent-Free Paint Caddy
Here’s a custom paint dispenser featuring (1) a wide opening, (2) brush storage, (3) a convenient handle...
How to Add Color to Treated Wood
Decide if you'd prefer a solid color or semitransparent color.
Detergent Cap Paint Cup
For small touch-up paint jobs, a double-lipped lid from liquid detergent makes an ideal paint...
Mineral Spirits vs Paint Thinner
Mineral spirits and paint thinner both work well, but thinner is cheaper
Rout ‘n’ Paint Sign Design
Churn out professional-looking signs fast! Here’s how: Shape and sand the sign board. Cover...
What Causes Paint Failure?
Professional painting contractor Nigel Costolloe discusses common causes of paint failure and how to fix...
The Top Paint Colors for 2018
If you're looking to spruce up the kitchen, living room or even your home's exterior,...
14 Ways to Embellish Your Home With Metallic Paint
You can bring trendy, tasteful gold, bronze and silver into your home decor with metallic...
Prevent a Paint Bucket Mess with Painter’s Tape
I use painter's tape around the rim of a paint can to prevent paint from...
Shoe Box Touch-Up Paint Kit
For a small paint job that calls for a small roller, I just use a...
Simple Paintbrush Protection
When kept folded right off of the roll, the plastic is the perfect length to...
10 Ideas for Using Pantone’s Ultra-Violet 2018 Color of the Year in Your House
If you're looking for an inexpensive way to liven up a tired room, ultra-violet is...
15 House Painting Ideas That Improve Curb Appeal
There's more to curb appeal than a freshly painted front door. Here are 15 ways to...
C-Clamp Paint Can Handle
Instead of dirtying a new paint container, I created a handle for a quart-size paint...
Furniture Stripping Helper
Cut a semi-circular opening in the side of a 1-gallon milk jug, then clean the...
Power Paint Mixer
Forget your old stir sticks! Grab a plastic hanger and cut off the bottom rung,...
Use Takeout Chopsticks to Stir Finishes
Chopsticks make excellent stirrers for pint- and quart-size cans of varnish, shellac, stain, paint, etc....