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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    9 Best Ceiling Paint Colors to Consider

    Put down the white paint! Go bold with these ceiling paint color ideas that will take your room to the next level.

    Tole Painting a Birdhouse Brings Garden Charm

    Tole painting a birdhouse will ad charm to your garden. Learn how with these step-by-step instructions.


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    What Is the Best Paint For Furniture?

    Revamp a headboard, buffet or Adirondack chair into a colorful work of art. With the right furniture paint, anything is...


    12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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    10 Best Basement Paint Colors

    Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.

    DIY Dictionary: Tack Cloth

    What's a tack cloth? A tack cloth or tack rag is a lint-free material—often gauze-like—impregnated with a tacky substance used...


    Before and After Spray Paint Photos That Will Blow You Away

    Looking for an easy DIY project? You won't believe these before-and-after spray paint photos!

    Toolipedia: Paint Roller Frame

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint rollers


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    11 Best Interior Paint Colors in 2021

    If you're looking to switch up your interior color palette, here are the hottest colors to consider this year, and...


    10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

    These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


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    12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

    See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.

    How to Paint a Room

    Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


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    7 Best Paints for an Outdoor Fence

    Is your weather-worn fence ready for a makeover? From white picket to rugged cedar, here are the top-rated paints for...


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    Best Mold- and Mildew-Resistant Paints for 2021

    Moisture creates a breeding ground for unhealthy mold and mildew. Here are the best mold- and mildew-resistant paints to use...


    8 Garage Paint Ideas to Consider Inside and Out

    Want to upgrade your garage? Check out these clever ideas for painting your garage. Including garage door, floor and wall...


    15 Tips for Painting Outdoor Furniture

    This year, consider giving your outdoor furniture a fresh look with paint. Whether you're working with wood, metal or plastic...

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    10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

    Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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    Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Strippers and Removers

    Get the answers to your questions about paint strippers — what they are, how they work, and which are best...


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    8 Best Paint Buckets for Any Job

    Discover what professional housepainters have known for years: Paint buckets can save you time and effort on your next painting...


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    Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Rollers

    They're the fuzziest tools in your DIY stash! We'll help you choose the right paint rollers and covers for all...


    How to Finish and Protect your Chalk Paint Projects

    With the ease and versatility of all the chalk and refinishing paints on the market, it can be an easy...


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    20 Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

    If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is...


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    Best Paint Colors for Your Home’s Hangout Room

    If you're looking to create an at-home hangout room, choose the right color to set the desired vibe. Here's advice...


    11 Painting Shortcuts That Do More Harm Than Good

    All painting projects, large or small, require diligent preparation and attention to detail. Taking shortcuts leads to a disappointing paint...

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    10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

    Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


    Best Paint for Kitchen Cabinets: How to Choose the Right Paint

    Choosing the best paint for kitchen cabinets doesn't have to be difficult. Learn about the best paint for kitchen cabinets.


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    We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

    Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


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    Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2021

    Decorating your home can be transformative and inspiring. A splash of color on just one wall can uplift your mood,...


    Living Room Paint Ideas Guaranteed to Transform Your Space

    Trade out the old for something new and modern. These living room paint ideas are guaranteed to transform your space.


    The Best Colors for Small Bathrooms

    These are the top paint color choices for making a small bathroom look bigger.