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My name is Ryan and I've been a professional painter since 2001. I started in production painting where I would spray out multiple townhomes a day. In 2004 I started my own business and painted new construction, commercial and offered pre-finishing services. In 2012 I decided to niche down and offered cabinet refinishing services and furniture refinishing. These days I run a small business with my 20-year-old son and I try to share all of the painting how-to knowledge I've learned as well as the painting business and marketing knowledge I can here on DIY Painting Tips.

Olive Green: 11 Ways To Use Olive Green Paint In Your Home

You’re standing in front of the paint chips at a home improvement store, facing hundreds of options. You panic and break into...

The Best Wood Grain Filler For Oak Cabinets (and how to use it)

In today's post I am going to share a secret that I don't give out lightly. I am...
Red Game Room

Crimson Red: 10 Ways To Use Crimson Red Paint In Your Home

Congrats, you’re adding crimson red walls to your home. Maybe you’ve tried a bold accent wall or room...
Beautifully stained cedar fence

How to stain a fence

Staining a fence is an easy DIY Painting project that nearly anyone can tackle. All you need are...

How Much Does It Cost To Paint Kitchen Cabinets

I've written about how much different painting projects typically cost a few different times here on DIY Painting Tips.

How To Prep Cabinets For Painting

One of the first steps when painting your kitchen cabinets is prepping your cabinets for painting. This post...
Taping a room for painting

How To Tape For Painting – Get A Perfect Tape Line Quickly

Taping is one of the foundational skills for a painter (DIY or professional). If you cannot tape a...
Painted High Walls in Living Room

How To Paint High Walls

Painting high walls is no fun. In fact, if you don't have the right tools and know how, it can actually be...
Painted walls over stairwell

How To Paint A Stairwell

Painting a stairwell can be a pain in the rear! They have high walls, uneven flooring and create...
White basebaord on carpet

How To Paint Baseboards With Carpet

Painting baseboards with carpet is a fairly common task for a painter. The problem, however, is that in my...