10 Painting Safety Tips Every Homeowner Should Know
Stay safe from the hidden dangers of painting! Here are 10 painting safety tips we think every homeowner should know.
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...
Glitter Paint for Walls: Would You Go There?
If you are this sparkle lover or if you live with one, then maybe it's time to take that affection...
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...
You Need to Do This Before Using a New Paint Roller Cover
Prior to using your brand new cover, you need to condition it. To do this, you'll want to place the...
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...
Make Hinges Look Like New in 3 Easy Steps
Go for the quick fix when you need to update your cabinet hinges and knobs, it's only three simple steps!
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."
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...
11 Great Tips for DIY Car Body Repair
Do you prefer to work on your car yourself? Do you like the idea of being able to fix a...
Great Tips for Painting Doors
Painting doors? Proper preparation, the right tools and materials and good technique result in a silky-smooth, long-lasting finish. Use these...
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...
10 Things You Need to Know Before Spray Painting
You've most likely never heard of Bonnie Seymour, but she did you a huge favor. In 1949, she suggested that...
12 Spray Can Tips for Perfect Spray Paint
Our best spray can tips for getting your project done right.
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.
2 Brilliant Tips to Use With Every Painting Project
Paint mixers that you can chuck in a drill are nothing new, but I didn’t have one on hand for...
The Paint Color That Can Sell Your House for $6,000 More
Who knew a bucket of paint could be worth so much money?
Brilliant Tip for Painting in Tight Quarters
Did you ever wonder how to paint behind a toilet or radiator without moving or disassembling it?