Painting Supplies

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Sherwin Williams SuperPaint can
Sherwin Williams Superpaint 101

Does this all-in-one product deserve the hype?

gloved hand painting yellow paint on a white exterior wall with a small brush
Shopping List of Essential Materials for Exterior Painting

Don't get caught up a ladder without a scraper.

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How To Make Paint

Save cash and make eco-friendly paint by mixing it yourself.

Painting tools.
New and Old Tools to Make Painting a Breeze

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

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How Much Paint Do You Need?

Save money with an accurate estimate.

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How to Choose the Right Paint and Tools

Before you paint, make sure you have the right tools.

Cupboard door blue paint removal close up.
How to Use Paint Stripper on Concrete Floors

There are more steps than you may know.

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12 Tips for Using a Drop Cloth While Painting

It's highly recommended by paint professionals.

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What to Consider When Buying Painters Tape

Painters tape is used by painters to keep paint away from areas where it is not wanted.

Glass Spray Paint
3 Best Uses for Glass Spray Paint

Spray paint can give your glass surfaces a new dimension.

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What to Consider When Buying a Putty Knife

At first glance, a putty knife is a simple tool, but there is more to it than meets the eye.

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4 Tips for Using a Trim Guard During a Painting Project

A trim guard is often a neglected piece of tool that comes in very handy when doing a paint job.

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6 Advantages of Using Plastic Spray Paint

Update, refresh, and renew faded plastic with ease.

textured blue wall
How to Use a Texture Spray Gun

A texture spray gun is messy, yet efficient.

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6 Best Uses for a Texture Spray Gun

People tend to think of using a texture spray gun for the obvious things.

Room draped in drop cloths for painting
4 Different Types of Drop Cloth Explained

Protect your belongings and your shrubbery.

chalkboard paint
7 Chalkboard Paint Design Tips

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

pink glitter paint
5 Tips for Designing with Glitter Wall Paint

Add a little or a lotta glitter.

paint roller in a tray with light colored paint
5 Best Applications for Mildew Resistant Paint

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

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Acrylic Latex Paint Basics Explained

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

Two types of paint brushes on the edge of an open paint can.
Essential Tools and Materials for Painting Prep and Cleanup

Everything you'll need from beginning to end.

painting with a paint spray gun
Safety for Using a Paint Sprayer Indoors

Use a paint sprayer indoors for convenience and coverage.

A paint sprayer being used on house siding.
Using a Paint Sprayer Step-by-Step

From straining the paint to starting in the corners, here's the best way to use this efficient tool.

Different paints on a white background.
What Are the Different Types of Paint?

Satin and gloss paints are among the kinds of paint you might want to use for your next DIY project.

A can of yellow enamel paint.
How to Properly Apply Enamel Paint

Learn how to get durable, glossy finish with enamel paint.

various colorful paint cans and paint chips
The Different Kinds of Paint and How to Use Them

They all work best for different applications.

spraying enamel paint on gate
6 Best Surfaces for Using Enamel Paint

If you've got a can of leftover enamel paint, you might be looking for a DIY project to use it up. Or, maybe you're just hoping enamel paint will work on a project you're already considering. These projects are perfect for using up enamel paint and sprucing up your home items.

A paint brush coated in red lacquer paint.
How to Properly Apply Lacquer Paint

Get the best hard finish and shine from your lacquer paint.

pink striped glitter wall paint
What to Think About when Buying Glitter Wall Paint

You can change rooms radically with some glitter wall paint.

Paint runs down from a puddle.
5 Tips for Keeping Water-based Paint Thin

Keeping a good, thin consistency to your interior paint is important. Prevent and fix your thickened paint using these tips.

A variety of paint colors.
The Basics of Alkyd Paint

Popular in applications that require a high gloss.

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Knowing How Many Coats of Paint Primer You Need for Your Walls

It is crucial to know how many coats of primer to apply.

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What to Consider when Buying Lacquer Spray Paint

If you want a hard, glossy finish, try lacquer spray paint.

Whitewash materials on a brick pathway.
Making Your Own Whitewash

Mix up a batch of whitewash yourself for custom results.

peeling off blue painter's tape from corner of closet
How Long to Wait Before Removing Blue Painter's Tape

Painter's tape makes clean lines, but only when removed at the right time.

Person spray painting a chair pink
What to Consider when Buying Epoxy Spray Paint

Epoxy paint is durable, mildew resistant, and versatile.

Sanding Enamel Paint
5 Tips for Sanding Enamel Paint

Here are some simple guidelines for sanding down enamel paint before you refinish a project.

A man puts primer on a car.
5 Tips for Using Paint Primer on Cars

Any car that has had the paint stripped down to the metal will require you to use a primer before painting the car your desired color.

Extensive mildew growth spreads on the wall of a home.
5 Tips for Using Mildew-resistant Paint

If you have problems fighting mold and mildew, consider using mildew-resistant paint to get a leg up in the battle.

Red spray paint coming from a paint can nozzle.
How to Clean Spray Paint Nozzles

Don't let the rest of your spray paint go to waste by allowing the nozzle to remain clogged.

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How do I get glitter wall paint off my walls?

Glitter wall paint is actually paint that has had tiny bits of granite added to it for a glitter look.

Using paint sprayer
Advantages to Using a Paint Sprayer Over a Roller

Being able to cover a large area more quickly is just one of the many advantages paint sprayers have over rollers.

Chalkboard paint on a wall above a table
7 Tips for Applying Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard paint turns any surface into a creative space.

wall painted purple with enamel paint
How to Paint Over Enamel Paint on Your Walls

It's impossible to paint over enamel-painted walls without the right guide.