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Expert Advice: Keep Paint Off Windows

Painting expert Brian Santos shares tips on how to protect windows while painting. Read more in his new book, "Painting Secrets."

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Author Brian Santos

Q. How do you paint windows without getting paint on the glass?

Brian Santos: Instead of spending hours masking off the glass, rub lip balm around the inside of each pane. When the paint dries, take a knife and score around the glass, then scrape the paint and wax away. If you still have wax on the glass, heat the glass with a hair dryer and buff clean.

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