Painting

When it comes to home improvement, there ARE not many things that can transform the entire mood of a room like a good paint job.

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There is Still Time to Paint Your House, Which Color Should You Choose?

Find the right exterior paint color for your home and check out tips on how to paint a home exterior

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


How to Paint Your Front Door

Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...

How to Paint a Room

Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


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We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.

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Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2022

Decorating your home can be transformative and inspiring. A splash of color on just one wall can uplift your mood,...


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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!


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House Painting Mistakes Everyone Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

To help you avoid mistakes on your next paint job, we put together this list gathered from painting experts. Pick up...


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How to Paint Wood Paneling

Yes, you can paint wood paneling. And, it can look terrific or it can look terrible. Use this step-by-step guide...

How To Open a Paint Can (and Everything Else You Need to Know)

Learn how to safely and securely detach (and attach) paint can lids without making a mess or ruining the can.


Car Paint Repair: Get Touch Up Painting Done in 4 Quick Steps

Fix-up those door dings and nicks in a jiffy with this car paint touch up process.


Everything You Need to Know About Mural Wall Painting

If you've always wanted to paint a mural in your home, these tips and tricks from a pro are just...


How to Remove Paint from Wood Floors

If you or someone else has accidentally gotten paint on your wood floors, your next DIY project is removing that...


Antique Painted Cabinets: Tips and Techniques to Try at Home

Update the look of your kitchen by giving your existing cabinets a new, yet old look. Antique painted cabinets give...

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How To Remove Layers of Old Paint On Your Walls

Learn how to get paint off walls before applying a fresh coat.


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Safe and Healthy Spray Painting Tips

Protect your health and future with a dust mask rated for chemical vapors


How to Choose and Use Painter’s Tape

Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.


Trendy Paint Patterns to Spice Up Walls

If you're looking for a less permanent pattern than wallpaper, look no further than these trendy patterns for wall paint...


Decorative Painting Tips

Even a novice can create designer effects with these easy-to-use painting tools.


Is it Safe to Paint an Old Radiator?

The short answer is yes. But there are some tips to know, such as how to prep the radiator for...


How to Match Wood Stain: Head to the Paint Store

This is the easiest, most accurate way to match wood stain for your project.


How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job

Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.

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11 Tips on How to Finish Wood Trim

Get top-quality results with these tips from an experienced pro.


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Edge Sealing and Painter’s Tape Tips

Masking a room with tape before painting is essential for a crisp, clean paint job. If you're not sure how...


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Painting Tips: How to Paint Faster

Professional secrets for a speedy, great-looking job


How To Choose Paint Colors

Choosing wall colors can be a time-consuming and frustrating task for homeowners-and that doesn't even include the painting part! We're...


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How To Paint Windows: Techniques That Save Time and Energy

All of the advice for a long-lasting paint job on woodwork also applies to windows, but windows present a few...