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Cleaning Walls Before Painting
Ask any painter what the secret to a beautiful interior paint job is and you will usually get an answer along the lines of prep work. I typically tell my clients that the keys to a great paint job are prep work and that...
Spraying the underside of a deck with an airless paint sprayer
I've been in the painting industry for just shy of 20 years. One big lesson I've learned over that time is that paint sprayers are vital to being able to deliver top quality paint jobs at fast speeds. Paint sprayers can save you...
Getting wall ready for mold killing primer and mold resistant paint
No matter if you live in a new house or an old house, you're likely going to run into mold issues at one point or another. Mold needs three things in order to grow, organic material, oxygen, and water, three things that are readily...
Paint Respirator
House painting is something that millions of homeowners do every weekend. From interior wall painting, kitchen cabinet painting to painting the exterior of their homes. Sadly though, many people do not understand the potential dangers of paint fumes and particles and therefore do...
The Best Painter's Tape
Other than maybe a brush, tape is easily the most used tool in a painter's arsenal. Armed with quality painter's tape, the knowledge of how to use it and knowing which tape works best in different scenarios, a painter can create perfect lines...
Water stained window sashes are a common problem in many homes. It's frustrating to see not only the eyesore of a stained window sash and sill but window are expensive and nobody wants to replace their windows before they have to! Thankfully, repairing...
Interior of a large modern bedroom with a fireplace and ceiling fan. Horizontal format.
Painting ceilings is a job that I get calls about quite a bit. I don't mind doing them either. With the right tools and know how, they aren't too hard. In fact, I've actually written about ceilings a few times already here on...
Finished Painted High Ceilings
Painting ceilings can be tricky. I've already covered how to paint textured ceilings on DIY Painting Tips, but today, I want to go over how to paint high ceilings. Over the years, high ceilings have become more and more popular. According to this...
Orange Peel Texture
Orange peel texture is a splatter texture that is sprayed onto walls and ceilings to give them a texture that is similar to an orange peel. There are actually quite a few different reasons as to why someone would want to spray an...
Bathroom with walls painted behind toilet
You've bought your paint, drop cloths are in place, roller and brush are ready to go, but you've got one big problem... How Do You Paint Behind The Toilet? No matter how you look at it, you can't figure out a good way to get in behind your big smelly toilet. You're...