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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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....


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.


11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good

All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts leads to a disappointing paint...


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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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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5 Best Places to Buy Paint Online

Now you can repaint your home without going to the hardware store. These retailers make buying paint online easy.


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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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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...


14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


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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...


Save Big By Hiring Contractors Off-Season

Choosing the right time to hire home contractors can save you money and get better quality work. Here's the best...


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...

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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.