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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...
Beautiful Painted Kitchen Cabinets
Just a quick introduction before the post! My name is Ryan Cunningham and I have been a professional painter for the last 16 years, the last 7 of which I have run a cabinet refinishing shop. I have done over 100 kitchen refinishes and over 1,000 total paint jobs.  Painting...
Tan house black shutters
Shutters are usually the finishing touch on a home's exterior. They add elegance, character and bring the home to life. While shutters originated as a practical way to control light into a home, protect from the elements and add a level of security to a home, today's shutters are typically...
Olive Room With Painted Trim
Painting trim is among the most common painting tasks that homeowners undertake, right along with walls and cabinets. Painting your trim can completely change the look and feel of a room, it can brighten the space or make it more elegant. I've painted a lot of trim over my 15-year painting...
If you walk into any store that sells paint, such as Sherwin Williams, Home Depot and Lowes, chances are that when you go to look for a brush you are going to be overwhelmed. Once you are overwhelmed with choices, odds are you will probably just go with some...
A father and daughter painting their house together.
As a painter for over 15 years, I've learned that cleaning my paint brushes is essential and that a high-quality paintbrush is an absolute must. I often spend at a minimum $20 on my brushes. Three of my favorites are the 3" Purdy Pro-Extra Glide for interior painting, the 2"...