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Use these painting tips to do a faster and neater job.
Reader Project: DIY Painting Platform
Tips for How to Use Painter’s Tape
Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain
Trim Painting Tips For Smooth and Perfect Results
14 Ways to Minimize Lead Paint Exposure and Avoid Paint Poisoning in Older Homes
Tips For Caulking
Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters
Great ideas for how to get a perfectly smooth and even paint job.
This Is the Proper Temperature To Paint Your Home
No paint cracks will occur if you do it at this temperature!
Why You Should Pre-Clean Your Paintbrushes
Learn how to make cleaning paint brushes much easier with just a little bit of prep work.
Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered
Professional painters share their secrets for producing a great-looking interior paint job. The work will...
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
The absolute no-no in painting is spilling paint on the carpet. If it ever happens,...
How to Paint a Ceiling
A professional home painter shares his tips for painting both smooth and textured ceilings, with...
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
Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors
Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See...
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...
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
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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