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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Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take a look at 10 of their awesome indoor projects.

Top 10 Grays for Your Walls

Gray paint has been at the top of the color trends for a few years, and it's not going anywhere....


How To Paint a Gingham Wall

Like the idea of a patterned accent wall, but don't want to mess with wallpaper? Try this easy tutorial on...


Create a Faux Brick Accent Wall with Paint in 4 Easy Steps

Want a brick or stone accent wall without the commitment and hassle of masonry? Try this DIY faux brick accent...


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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How to Choose and Use Primer

Solve common paint coverage problems with these expert tips for choosing and using primer


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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...


How to Use Paint Primer to Tackle the Toughest Problems

From stink and stains to less-than-perfect walls

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Gray or Passé: The End of a Popular Paint Trend?

Gray has long been the go-to neutral for stylish interior palettes and staging success. So we asked the experts: Is...


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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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5 Things to Consider Before Painting a Chalkboard Wall

Chalkboard paint (which is not the same as chalk paint) is fun, versatile and easy to use.


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Washing Walls Before Painting Guide

Get your interior painting project off on the right foot by washing walls before painting them. Learn when this is...


Everything to Know About Bathroom Paint

As a professional painter, I always specify the use of bathroom paint on ceilings, walls and trim. I do this...

These Are the Best Paint Colors According to Science

The science of genetics determines eye color and hair color, so why not let science dictate what color you paint...


What’s Not To Love About Green Wall Paint?

From dark and moody emerald, to light and airy sage; there is a perfect green paint for you. Green is...


10 Best Wall Paint Colors for the Home Interior

From light and airy, to dark and moody—we've got 10 tried-and-true interior wall paint colors that are guaranteed to make...


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10 Wall Painting Ideas You’ll Want to Add to Your Home

You want an accent wall that adds more than just a pop of color. You can paint a design that...


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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.


Simple Wall Stenciling

How to stencil a decorative border at the top of your walls.


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...

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Decorative Painting Tips

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


Glitter Paint for Walls: Would You Go There?

If you are this sparkle lover or if you live with one, then maybe it's time to take that affection...


14 Ways to Embellish Your Home With Metallic Paint

You can bring trendy, tasteful gold, bronze and silver into your home decor with metallic paint on the walls, accent...