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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How to Choose the Right Paint Brush

With so many different types of paint brushes available, how do you choose the right one for your project? We'll...

How to Buy Better Trim Paint

We picked out 12 trim paints to try. After running tests and conferring with pro painters and industry experts, we...

Is it Safe to Paint an Old Radiator?

The short answer is yes. But there are some tips to know, such as how to prep the radiator for...

How to Match Wood Stain: Head to the Paint Store

This is the easiest, most accurate way to match wood stain for your project.

How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job

Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.

How to Clean Up Paint in Carpet

The absolute no-no in painting is spilling paint on the carpet. If it ever happens, scrub it out with this...

The Family Handyman learns how to use automotive tape from Chip Foose

The Family Handyman learns how to use automotive tape from Chip Foose, host of Velocity TV's "Overhaulin."

How to Get Rid of Leftover Paint

How to get rid of leftover paint

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How to Make a DIY Paint Booth

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

Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors

Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See what 5 pros say about...

How to Prevent (or Fix) This Common Painting Mistake

If you happen to slop some paint on varnished wood, don’t worry. Home centers carry liquid paint remover products for...

How to Use Every Last Drop of Leftover Paint

Don't throw your leftover paint away! Mix it up and save it for a primer later.

Brilliant Tip for Painting in Tight Quarters

Did you ever wonder how to paint behind a toilet or radiator without moving or disassembling it?

How to Get a Feathered Paint Edge

Wall patches are a problem.

How to Add Color to Treated Wood

Decide if you'd prefer a solid color or semitransparent color.

What Causes Paint Failure?

Professional painting contractor Nigel Costolloe discusses common causes of paint failure and how to fix them.

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DIY Wall Art: Paint Over an Old Canvas

Upcycle an old, unattractive canvas into a modern piece of wall art featuring a bold chevron pattern and metallic gold...

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How to Paint Furniture: Farmhouse Style Chair

Create farmhouse-style painted furniture with layers of colorful paint and paint removal. Read on to find out how to get...

11 Tips on How to Finish Wood Trim

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

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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...

How to Pressure Wash a House

Paint prep simplified

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Painting Tips: How to Paint Faster

Professional secrets for a speedy, great-looking job

Car Care: Protect Your Car’s Paint

Stop road debris from chipping your car's paint

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DIY Painting Clean Up Tips to Save You Time

Cut your painting clean up time in half with these great DIY tips for your next painting project.

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How to Paint: Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

Anyone can paint a room, right? But not everyone knows the secrets to painting a room well. Check out these...

High-Quality Paint

Avoid the cheap stuff: good paint lasts longer and covers better

How To Paint Faux Marble

Make old furniture feel new and luxurious with this easy-to-do painting technique!

Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques

From dull to dramatic in one weekend