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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6 Most Innovative Paint Technologies

Painting the interior or exterior of a home keeps getting easier, and paint quality keeps improving. Check out these six new paint technologies.

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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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How To Paint Stucco

When the outside of your stucco home needs a refresh, reach for the paint and follow these step-by-step directions for...


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9 DIY Painted Stairs Ideas

Updating your stairs with paint is a budget-friendly solution offering endless possibilities. Check out these stylish painted stairs from Instagram.


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...

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How Much Does It Cost To Paint the Interior of a House?

The money spent to paint the interior of your house is well worth it. Whether you hire a pro or...


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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

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...


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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....


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5 Best Paint Colors for Kitchens

Select a classic kitchen color combination from among these top five perennial favorites, as chosen by interior designers and color...


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7 Deck Paint and Stain Color Ideas

Create the deck of your dreams with these paint and stain color ideas — tried and true, beautiful blue and...

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6 Best Ceiling Paints

Painting a ceiling isn't as difficult as you might think. With the right paint and a few helpful hints, you...


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What’s the Difference Between Interior and Exterior Paint?

They're both intended to beautify our homes, but interior and exterior paints are not interchangeable. Here's why.


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Can You Use Exterior Paint Inside?

If you're wondering whether you can use exterior paint indoors — or vice versa — we've got your answer: You...


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Best Home Gym Paint Colors for 2022

Home gyms are hotter than ever for ripping reps to mastering meditation. Here are our best paint color picks for...


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Should I Paint My House to Increase Its Resale Value?

If your home is about to hit the real estate market, a fresh coat of paint could be the ticket...

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


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.


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6 Best Paints for Tile

No need pay thousands to freshen the look of a tiled kitchen or powder room wall. All it takes is...


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9 Kids’ Room Paint Color Ideas

Put away that boring white paint! These playful kids' room color ideas come from every part of the rainbow.


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How to Paint Over Rusted Metal

From prep to primers to paint, here's what you need to know to achieve professional, long-lasting results when painting over...


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9 Best Ceiling Paint Colors to Consider

Put down the white paint! Go bold with these ceiling paint color ideas that will take your room to the...


How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


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How Much Does It Cost to Paint the Exterior of a House?

Is your exterior paint peeling and faded, or do you just hate the color? Here are some tips on determining...

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Exterior House Paint: 5 Colors That Could Devalue Your Home

The 2021 housing market is hot, hot, hot, but a few exterior colors are not. Here are some insights, tips...


13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


Quick Home Upgrades That Deliver Big Results

Simple kitchen and bath improvements that will make your life easier


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18 Easy Home Repairs That Save Big Money

If you like saving money, being a DIYer is a good place to start. Check out these 18 home repairs...


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5 Popular Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House

Painting a home's exterior can produce a big return on investment. Here are five trending colors to help maximize resale...


How to Paint Your Front Door

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