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Common Problems with Painting Concrete Walls

Painting concrete walls can result in a few problems if the concrete wall has not cured.

Pros and Cons of Painting Brick

Painting brick is an easy DIY project.

How to Paint a Concrete Bench

Give your boring cement bench a facelift with a fresh coat of paint.

2 Cost-Efficient Ways to Remove Cracking Paint

Cracking paint is a common occurrence.

How to Sand Paint off of Fiberglass

Fiberglass is easy to scuff.

Can Textured Paint Be Used on Concrete?

Even concrete walls can achieve an individualized look with textured paint.

7 Chalkboard Paint Design Tips

Get some chalkboard paint and have some fun decorating with it.

5 Tips for Designing with Glitter Wall Paint

Add a little or a lotta glitter.

5 Best Applications for Mildew Resistant Paint

It can be an excellent tool in spaces with high humidity.

Painting Tips: How to Smooth a Rough Finish

3 easy ways to rub the grit out of your paint job.

Acrylic Latex Paint Basics Explained

Acrylic latex paint is one of the highest quality latex paints available.

4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Whitewash Wood

It's a classic, inexpensive approach.

How to Use Paint Stripper when Handling Antique Restoration

Antique furniture can be restored to look beautiful but may require a paint stripper.

Avoid (and Correct) Common Painting Mistakes

A professional-looking paint job involves more than slopping a couple coats on the wall.

7 Ways to Make Painting Quick and Easy

Cut your painting time with these tips.

New and Old Tools to Make Painting a Breeze

Before your next painting project, make sure you have these tools in your arsenal.