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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Here’s When to Know If It’s Time to Hire a Professional Painter

It’s the age-old tale: Do it yourself, or hire a professional?

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.


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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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...

Pantone Reveals the 2021 Color(s) of the Year

Pantone believes 2021 is set to be a big year — so big that Pantone thinks it deserves two Colors...


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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.


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...


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.