Painting and Staining

101 Guide: How To Prepare Your Home's Interior For Painting

Ready, set, paint, right? Not so fast! What you do before you paint makes all the difference. Follow these easy steps for a paint job that looks great and will last for years.

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How To Fix a Small Drywall Hole

Everyday life leaves its reminders on our homes. If your family room walls are starting to look like Swiss cheese, relax, you can fix them in minutes.

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How To Repaint Iron Railings

The truth is that everything breaks down eventually. Sagging, peeling, flaking and rusting are all part of nature's way of telling us to freshen things up from time to time. When it comes to home maintenance, it's easy to overlook the little things you see every day. So, nature steps in and gives us a little push, in the guise of environmental conditions.

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How To Refinish Your Cabinets

To begin, you'll first need to take down all of your cabinet doors. The reason why you have to pull all of the doors off is to expose the entire surface area to be worked on; both for the doors and the cabinets.

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How To Paint the Exterior of Your Home

Paint is by far the easiest and fastest way to perk up a tired house. Nothing will please you or your neighbors more than a well-chosen (and well-applied) coat of fresh color.

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How To Paint an Acoustic or "Popcorn" Ceiling

Project Steps

If you like the look of it, or removing your popcorn ceiling isn't an option, then painting over it is your best bet. It's not that difficult of a project but it can be a tricky situation if not approached correctly.

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Prepare To Paint Your Home's Exterior

Before you drop that dropcloth and unfurl that ladder, is the surface properly prepared for a new coat of paint?

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How To Paint Over Wallpaper

So you've been living with wallpaper you've hated for ten years. But, you're finally going to DO something about it!

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How To Remove Wallpaper

If this is your first time removing wall paper, then our first piece of advice to you is to have patience.

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