Painting Tips & Tools

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Navigating the Paint Aisle

How do you choose interior paint?

Essential Tools and Materials for Painting Prep and Cleanup

Everything you'll need from beginning to end.

Great Paint Jobs are Made with the Right Paint Applicators

When we’re painting, most of us just want the paint on the wall as quickly as possible with minimal mess.

How to Budget a Painting Project

Keep your DIY painting project within budget while looking like a professional job.

Selecting the Right Paint Type

Paint selection, here are some details on what else you should be looking for.

Back to Nature Ready-Strip - Safer Paint and Varnish Remover

Click here to purchase Back to Nature Ready-Strip Paint and Varnish Remover.

Modern Color Combinations for Wall Paint

Go bold, but that doesn't necessarily mean bright.

Safety for Using a Paint Sprayer Indoors

Use a paint sprayer indoors for convenience and coverage.

Types of Paint: The Unvarnished Truth

Latex and alkyd serve different functions and require different handling techniques.

Save Cash on Painting

Change the look of your home without spending a fortune.

5 Things to Avoid while Handling Paint Stripper

Even though paint stripper chemicals are great for removing paint they are also dangerous to use.

How to Calculate the Amount of Paint Needed

Save money by making accurate calculations.

How to Remove Paint From Hardware

Make paint removal from hardware an easy process with these simple methods.

Using an Electric Paint Sprayer

It's one of the best tools for painting large areas quickly.

How to Match Gelcoat Colors

Match your existing gelcoat for a professional finish.

4 Precautions to Consider when Using Turpentine as a Paint Remover

Turpentine is a highly flammable toxic liquid that is often used as a grease and paint remover.