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Use these painting tips to do a faster and neater job.
How to Match Wood Stain: Head to the Paint Store
This is the easiest, most accurate way to match wood stain for your project.
How to Clean Up Paint in Carpet
Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered
How to Paint a Ceiling
Trim Painting Tips For Smooth and Perfect Results
Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters
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...
How to Fix Peeling Paint
Strategies for making paint jobs last longer
How to Use Every Last Drop of Leftover Paint
Don't throw your leftover paint away! Mix it up and save it for a primer later.
Painting Tool Drying Cage
Keep an old tomato cage around to use as a repurposed drying station
A Trim for Flux Brushes
Make your flux brushes work better in tight spaces
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
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...
Rubber Band Paint Can Accessory
Keep your paint cans clean with this simple tip
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Neater Paint Stripping
Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old...
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...
Detergent-Free Paint Caddy
Here’s a custom paint dispenser featuring (1) a wide opening, (2) brush storage, (3) a convenient handle...
Detergent Cap Paint Cup
For small touch-up paint jobs, a double-lipped lid from liquid detergent makes an ideal paint...