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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Can You Paint Vinyl Windows?

Yes, you can paint vinyl windows. But no, we don't recommend it. Here's why.

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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....


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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...


10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.

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.


10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


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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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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

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

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29 Painting Tool Hacks To Get Your Projects Rolling

Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long board, these painting tool hacks will...


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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...


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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.


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.


How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job

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


11 Tips on How to Finish Wood Trim

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