Win back storage space occupied by old cans, and dispose of old paint safely.
Here’s how to choose the masking tape with the right characteristics for any sticky situation.
Learn the pros and cons of various paint removal methods.
Here are some less familiar (but essential) painting tips that can minimize mistakes and offer a shortcut to outstanding results.
Transform your kitchen cabinets from dull to brilliant with a glassy-smooth enamel finish.
How to choose a winning paint applicator from the crowd of contenders.
If you think spraying finish is a complex task best left to professionals willing to toil through impenetrable clouds of overspray, think again.
To keep your painting tools from being lost among other household gear and gadgets, designate one “sacred storage” container for painting essentials. You’ll save time gathering equipment each time you paint and have a system for collecting everything when you finish the project.
Paint always provides the most protection against UV light and rain, but on surfaces such as decks that can’t be totally sealed off from water penetration, a stain is best because it doesn’t peel. And except for marine varnishes, clear coatings have very limited effectiveness against sunlight.
When interior designers choose paint colors, they think about the tones, textures and scale of everything in the room: walls, ceiling, floor, trim, countertops, appliances and furnishings.