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Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.
How to Paint a Room Fast
A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets on how to paint a room fast, yet producing first-rate results. You can easily master these techniques too, and get a professional-looking finish.
The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint
Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters
13 Color Trends You Need to Know for 2019
An Excuse to Snack While Painting
Tips for How to Use Painters Tape
14 Ways to Minimize Lead Paint Exposure and Avoid Paint Poisoning in Older Homes
Lead paint is dangerous, especially for small children, who might eat crumbling paint chips or...
11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good
All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts...
10 Things You Need to Know Before Spray Painting
You've most likely never heard of Bonnie Seymour, but she did you a huge favor....
Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain
Make your paint job last longer
Painting Aluminum Siding
The right preparation is the key to get a better finish
Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors
Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See...
Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered
Professional painters share their secrets for producing a great-looking interior paint job. The work will...
13 Great Paint Ideas for Your Living Room
If you're looking for an inexpensive way to change up your living room, a fresh...
12 Tips for Perfect Spray Paint
Our best tips for getting your project done right.
How to Fix Peeling Paint
Strategies for making paint jobs last longer
Paint Roller Techniques and Tips
Paint faster and smoother with the right rolling techniques
How to Paint Woodwork: Tips and Techniques
Get a silky smooth finish on your woodwork
How to Get a Smooth Polyurethane Finish
Expert tips for applying a flawless clear finish
Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques
Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques
10 Interior House Painting Tips & Painting Techniques for the Perfect Paint Job
Use these tips to make your painting projects go faster and smoother.
Safe and Healthy Spray Painting Tips
Protect your health and future with a dust mask rated for chemical vapors
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Restore Rusty Metal Before Painting
Get rid of the rust before you paint.
Painting With an Airless Sprayer
It’s the best way to complete big paint jobs fast or apply a glass-smooth finish
How to Choose and Use Primer: Drywall & Paint
Use this excellent problem-solver to fix many wall and wood coating headaches
How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job
Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.