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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Painting Tool Drying Cage

Keep an old tomato cage around to use as a repurposed drying station

A Trim for Flux Brushes

Make your flux brushes work better in tight spaces


Digital Paint and Finish Can Labels

Save the instructions on a stain can on your phone


Simple Screw Holder for Spray Painting

Spray painting just got a lot easier


12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but you're not ready to take the plunge...

Rubber Band Paint Can Accessory

Keep your paint cans clean with this simple tip


Neater Paint Stripping

Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old furniture or moldings.


Chalk Paint, Milk, Mineral or Latex—Which Paint is Best for Your Refinishing Project?

The rise in popularity of chalk-based refinishing paints has made it easier than ever to take on a paint project...


Detergent-Free Paint Caddy

Here’s a custom paint dispenser featuring (1) a wide opening, (2) brush storage, (3) a convenient handle and (4) a...


Detergent Cap Paint Cup

For small touch-up paint jobs, a double-lipped lid from liquid detergent makes an ideal paint can. When you smooth excess...


The Top Paint Colors for 2018

If you're looking to spruce up the kitchen, living room or even your home's exterior, choosing paint colors can be...


Shoe Box Touch-Up Paint Kit

For a small paint job that calls for a small roller, I just use a shoe box top as my...


Simple Paintbrush Protection

When kept folded right off of the roll, the plastic is the perfect length to cover and shape the paintbrush...

Use Takeout Chopsticks to Stir Finishes

Chopsticks make excellent stirrers for pint- and quart-size cans of varnish, shellac, stain, paint, etc. They're smooth and dust-free.


14 Handy Hints for Your Next Painting Project

Before you start your next painting project, check out these 14 helpful handy hints that will save you time, money...


10 Simple Steps for Exterior Paint Prep

The secret of a good paint job is that most of the hard work is done before a brush ever...


11 Tips on How to Finish Wood Trim

Get top-quality results with these tips from an experienced pro.


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Mess-Free House Painting Hack

This house painting tip costs nothing and can save you $1,000s.


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Edge Sealing and Painter’s Tape Tips

Masking a room with tape before painting is essential for a crisp, clean paint job. If you're not sure how...


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A Trick for Storing Paint Brushes Overnight

A clever way to keep paint brushes from drying out.


8 Great Painting Tips

Use these tips to make your painting projects go quicker and stress-free.

30 Tips for Painting Almost Anything

You can transform just about anything with paint and a little imagination. Leather, concrete, appliances—you can paint them all! Here's...


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Painting Tips: How to Paint Faster

Professional secrets for a speedy, great-looking job


How To Choose Paint Colors

Choosing wall colors can be a time-consuming and frustrating task for homeowners-and that doesn't even include the painting part! We're...


Tips for Faster, Neater Painting

Save time and cut the mess with these pro tips