Painting Tips

Painting tips can come in handy for almost any project. Get simple tips for painting, how-to's, expert advice, and must-read tips for choosing the right paint and supplies to make any project a success. Take a look at our tips on painting before you start your next task.

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Choosing the Perfect Paint Color for Every Room Just Got So Much Easier

Discover our favorite tools for buying the right paint color. These digital (and mostly free) services are like having your own personal designer on your phone!
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How to Choose the Right Paint for All Your Home Projects

Use our handy guide to choose the right paint for your home. Whether you're painting your home's interior, exterior, furniture, or cabinetry, our tips for what to look for in paint products, plus how to save time and money, will help you paint any item or surface successfully.
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The Ultimate Guide to Paint Primers and Sealers

All you need to know about the different types of primers and sealers available for paint projects. Don't pick up a paint brush without reading this first!
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The Ultimate Guide to Paint Finishes

We've got everything you need to know about choosing the right paint sheen for the job.
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5 Must-Know Paint Hacks

Never spill or splatter your paint again with these genius tips and tricks for interior painting.
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How to Dispose of Paint

Wondering what to do with all that old paint? Here's how to know if it's time to throw it out and how to dispose of old paint.
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More Painting Tips

How to Paint a Ceiling: Top Tips for a Streak-Free Finish

Lift and brighten any space in your home by refreshing your ceiling with a new coat of paint. Follow these tips to help you avoid lap marks and end up with professional-quality results.
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8 Things to Know About Old Paint Finishes

Before you repurpose those old windows or barn boards, carefully consider how you'll handle the deteriorating paint; it might contain harmful lead.
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25 Things to Know About Paint

25 great pieces of advice for painting project in your home, from buying paint brushes to choosing colors