Painting

When it comes to home improvement, there ARE not many things that can transform the entire mood of a room like a good paint job.

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5 Popular Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House

Painting a home's exterior can produce a big return on investment. Here are five trending colors to help maximize resale...


How to Paint Your Front Door

Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


Tole Painting a Birdhouse Brings Garden Charm

Tole painting a birdhouse will ad charm to your garden. Learn how with these step-by-step instructions.


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What Is the Best Paint For Furniture?

Revamp a headboard, buffet or Adirondack chair into a colorful work of art. With the right furniture paint, anything is...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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How to Paint Furniture: 9 Essential Tips

Transform the look of a chair, table or dresser with these DIY tips on how to paint furniture.


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10 Best Basement Paint Colors

Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.


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How to Fix Paint Drips

Don't let paint drips get you down! For a flawless finish, save your paint job by tackling unsightly drips or...

DIY Dictionary: Tack Cloth

What's a tack cloth? A tack cloth or tack rag is a lint-free material—often gauze-like—impregnated with a tacky substance used...


Before and After Spray Paint Photos That Will Blow You Away

Looking for an easy DIY project? You won't believe these before-and-after spray paint photos!


Toolipedia: Paint Roller Frame

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint rollers


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Tips for Touching Up Wall Paint

Are your walls showing signs of wear and tear? Refresh your room with a quick paint touch-up in three easy...


9 Best Interior Paint Colors

Interior designers and color experts agree: If you want a top color for your interior, turn to nature.


10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


How to Paint a Room

Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


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7 Best Paints for an Outdoor Fence

Is your weather-worn fence ready for a makeover? From white picket to rugged cedar, here are the top-rated paints for...


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Best Mold and Mildew Resistant Paints

Moisture creates a breeding ground for unhealthy mold and mildew. Here are the best mold- and mildew-resistant paints to use...

8 Garage Paint Ideas to Consider Inside and Out

Want to upgrade your garage? Check out these clever ideas for painting your garage. Including garage door, floor and wall...


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Why Is My Paint Bubbling and How Do I Fix It?

This unsightly flaw can ruin interior and exterior paint jobs. Learn about the most common causes of paint bubbling and...


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8 Common Painting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Don't get tripped up by these rookie errors the next time you break out the brushes for an interior or...


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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Strippers and Removers

Get the answers to your questions about paint strippers — what they are, how they work, and which are best...


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8 Best Paint Buckets for Any Job

Discover what professional housepainters have known for years: Paint buckets can save you time and effort on your next painting...

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Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Rollers

They're the fuzziest tools in your DIY stash! We'll help you choose the right paint rollers and covers for all...


How to Finish and Protect your Chalk Paint Projects

With the ease and versatility of all the chalk and refinishing paints on the market, it can be an easy...


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20 Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is...


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Best Paint Colors for Your Home’s Hangout Room

If you're looking to create an at-home hangout room, choose the right color to set the desired vibe. Here's advice...


11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good

All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts leads to a disappointing paint...


10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.