A Trick for Storing Paint Brushes Overnight
A clever way to keep paint brushes from drying out.
8 Great Painting Tips
Use these tips to make your painting projects go quicker and stress-free.Use these tips to make your painting projects go quicker and…
Do it right. Do it yourself.
The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.
What Causes Paint Failure?
Professional painting contractor Nigel Costolloe discusses common causes of paint failure and how to fix them.
How to Choose and Use Primer: Drywall & Paint
Three painting pros recommend the best primers to solve common painting problems, including stains on walls, moisture damage, old painted…
Painting With an Airless Sprayer
Learn how to use an airless paint sprayer to paint faster with perfectly smooth results. We show you how the machine works, good painting…
How to Prepare for House Painting
We’ll show you how to prepare your house for painting and make your paint job last longer. Careful prep work on these trouble spots will…
Close Paint Cans with Less Mess
It’s no secret that painting projects are messy, especially when pouring paint from the paint can into a smaller container or roller tray and…
How to Paint Furniture: Farmhouse Style Chair
This chair looks lived in and loved with layers of patina and gray-toned white paint. Find materials and steps for this simple furniture…
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 improve your curb appeal with a coat of paint and a…
30 Tips for Painting Almost Anything
You can transform just about anything with paint and a little imagination. Leather, concrete, appliances—you can paint them all! Here’s…
Anti Slip Paint
Buy a slip-resistant additive for a stair paint to make steps less slippery. It's easy and inexpensive.