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I've written about how much different painting projects typically cost a few different times here on DIY Painting Tips. These always tend to be my favorite posts because I love breaking down the costs for people, the math behind it, and why different painting...
One of the first steps when painting your kitchen cabinets is prepping your cabinets for painting. This post is for those of you who are specifically looking for the exact process of how to prep kitchen cabinets for painting but aren't necessarily for...
Taping a room for painting
Taping is one of the foundational skills for a painter (DIY or professional). If you cannot tape a perfectly straight line that pulls clean and leaves perfect edges, you cannot expect to produce a great looking paint job. In...
Painted High Walls in Living Room
Painting high walls is no fun. In fact, if you don't have the right tools and know how, it can actually be dangerous and expensive! But here at DIY Painting Tips, I'm going to break down how to paint high walls for you....
Painted walls over stairwell
Painting a stairwell can be a pain in the rear! They have high walls, uneven flooring and create awkward angles and spaces. Stairwells tend to be one area that many DIYers draw the line and call a professional painter.
White basebaord on carpet
Painting baseboards with carpet is a fairly common task for a painter. The problem, however, is that in my years of painting, I have seen what should be a fairly easy and straightforward painting project turn out awful when done wrong.
You’ve decided that you’re ready for a new living room look, but you don’t have a clear vision of the finished product. Whether you’re remodeling because you’re putting your home on the market, moving into a new apartment, or you’re ready for a change, you can use...
Gray Painted Living Room
How much does it cost to paint a room? The amount of times I've been asked this question by a potential client in my 16+ years as a painting contractor is huge. This is a completely valid question and anyone...
You’re dreaming of a daring change to your current home design and are bringing home bright, bold paint samples. But making a striking change doesn’t always mean a bold color. A neutral palette for your wall colors can allow other design elements to...
It is often said you can’t judge a book by its cover. But if the cover is ugly, you probably aren’t going to put it on the shelf for everyone to see and enjoy.  One of the first things you notice when pulling up...