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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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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

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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...


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.


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...

Toolipedia: Paint Roller Frame

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint rollers


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Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Strippers and Removers

Get the answers to your questions about paint strippers — what they are, how they work, and which are best...


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8 Best Paint Buckets for Any Job

Discover what professional housepainters have known for years: Paint buckets can save you time and effort on your next painting...


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Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Rollers

They're the fuzziest tools in your DIY stash! We'll help you choose the right paint rollers and covers for all...

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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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Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1988: How to Make a Small Room Seem Larger

Family Handyman has helped DIYers improve their homes since 1951. As we celebrate our 70th anniversary, here are some vintage...


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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...


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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Pro-Recommended Painting Products

We're always on the lookout for stuff to help us do our painting jobs better and faster. We scour the...


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.


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Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...


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How to Make a DIY Paint Booth

This homemade paint booth is easy to build, inexpensive and versatile.