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You’re standing in front of the paint chips at a home improvement store, facing hundreds of options. You panic and break into a sweat. The section of off-white swatches draws your helpless eyes to them. They won’t clash. They’ll look good with your current decor. You succumb...
In today's post I am going to share a secret that I don't give out lightly. I am going to share with you the absolute best wood grain filler for oak cabinets and how to use it to virtually eliminate all oak grain...
Red Game Room
Congrats, you’re adding crimson red walls to your home. Maybe you’ve tried a bold accent wall or room when redecorating before, and it didn’t go quite right. Maybe this is the first time you’re being adventurous with your design choices. Either way, we’re...
Beautifully stained cedar fence
Staining a fence is an easy DIY Painting project that nearly anyone can tackle. All you need are some basic painting tools, a power washer (which you can rent), and some free time. In this post, I am going...
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.