Painting Tips

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The Best Paint Roller Techniques and Tips

From choosing the right roller to knowing when to reload paint, these 6 tips will give you a pro finish.

How to Save Time When Painting

From a quick-cleaning product to a using wide rollers, here's how to get that paint job done and dusted.

How to Touch Up Paint Perfectly

There’s nothing like a fresh paint job on the walls of your home.

How to Budget a Painting Project

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

Avoid (and Correct) Common Painting Mistakes

A professional-looking paint job involves more than slopping a couple coats on the wall. Follow this advice for a flawless outcome.

Accent Wall Paint Ideas

The basics of creating a pop of color in your room.

7 Ways to Make Painting Quick and Easy

Cut your painting time with these tips.

Modern Color Combinations for Wall Paint

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

How to Calculate the Amount of Paint Needed

Save money by making accurate calculations.

HVLP Spray Painting Basics Explained

HVLP spray painting is quick and efficient.

How to Change the Cover on a Paint Roller

A paint roller is vital piece for large painting jobs.

Painting a Fake Wood Grain

Painting a fake wood grain is much easier than most people think; it just requires a little extra skill.

A Guide to Wall Stenciling

Stenciling is a great way to add interest and movement to a space without redoing the entire surface of a wall.

3 DIY Crackle Paint Techniques

Crackle paint can give a beautiful, faux antique look to a variety of DIY projects, whether you’re

How to Spray Paint Brass Surfaces

Spray painting brass may seem difficult, but actually it is quite easy when you use follow these steps.

How to Strip Masonry Paint

Strip old masonry paint instead of painting over it for the cleanest and best results. This handy guide will help you do-it-yourself.

How to Paint Concrete that Has Already Been Painted

A few extra steps are all you need to put fresh paint on an old concrete surface.

How to Paint Oil-based Paint Over Latex Paint

Painting over latex paint with oil-based paint is usually a bad idea, but taking the right steps can ensure it looks like a professional job.

Painting Tips: How to Hide Filler that Shows Through

With a few good painting tips, most surfaces can be painted regardless of the condition. Painting over

How to Paint Concrete Garden Statues

Concrete garden statues brighten up any household garden.

How to Paint Your Indoor Concrete Wall

Paint your indoor concrete wall to make your space pop.

Tips for Painting Crown Molding

Painting your crown molding is easy with this guide.

How to Identify and Fix Problems in Your Paint Job

Save your paint from failing by learning the common problems you might face and how you can fix them.

10 Tips for Spray Painting Metal

Keep these tips in mind when spray painting any metal fixtures to make the job as easy as possible.

6 Tips for Limiting Overspray While Spray Painting

To avoid overspray on surrounding surfaces, dial down the pressure, use the appropriate distance, and protect items around your workspace.

3 Cheap Ways to Remove Paint from Your Concrete Wall

You may think that once you paint a concrete wall, the paint can never be removed again. It can.

How Do I Remove Flooring Polyurethane From My Hardwood Floors?

You can sand it off or strip it off when it's time to go.

Painting Over Wallpaper Borders

Take a weekend to change the look of an outdated room by painting over your wallpaper borders.

Removing Latex Paint From Concrete

If you spill paint on a concrete surface, don't panic. Here's how to clean it up.

How to Avoid Runs While Spray Painting

Avoid spray paint runs if you can, but learn how to remove them yourself if you can't!

8 Time-Saving Painting Hacks

Finish your project quickly with these handy do-it-yourself tips!

Electrostatic Spray Painting Basics Explained

Electrostatic sprayers offer a neater, more efficient alternative to traditional paint sprayers, but at what cost?

How to Paint a Concrete Foundation

Painting concrete foundations is an excellent way to breathe life to the foundation.

How to Thin Latex Paint

Don’t waste money throwing out older, thickened paint. Instead, use these steps to thin your paint with ease.

4 Tips for Preventing Orange Peel while Spray Painting

Spray paint is a convenient way to paint quickly, but you can mess up your texture if you aren't careful.

5 Tips for Spray Painting Plastic

Successfully spray painting plastic is possible if you follow these tips.

How to Save Frozen Latex Paint

Don't waste money buying new paint when your old stuff freezes. See if you can salvage it instead!

10 Tips for Spray Painting Your Wood Furniture

Get the smoothest, most even finish with these techniques.

5 Easy Tips for Painting a Metal Filing Cabinet

Refresh an old metal filing cabinet with a new coat.

How to Match Gelcoat Colors

Match your existing gelcoat for a professional finish.

How to Remove Epoxy Paint from Concrete

Concrete is often sealed by using epoxy paint.

Distressed Painted Furniture: A How-To Guide

You can create your own distressed painted furniture.

Painted Concrete Floor Designs

A painted design can do more than protect the surface of the floor.

How to Paint a Concrete Bench

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

Can Textured Paint Be Used on Concrete?

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