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A entryway bench in front of a painted, paneled wall.
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How to Paint Paneling


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Get info on how to paint paneling and create a fresh new look with this handy guide

A bookcase and a small red table lean against a wall of whitewashed brick.
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How to Whitewash Brick


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Brighten up brick walls and surfaces with a splash of white

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How to Stain Concrete


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Refresh the surface of your patio, basement or garage by applying a concrete floor stain

A person sponge painting a wall.
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How to Sponge Paint


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Use sponge painting to bring personalized, colorful style to your walls

Man in plaid shirt paints a picket fence white with a paint sprayer.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Use a Paint Sprayer


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Complete a Project Fast Using a Paint Sprayer

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How To Paint a House Exterior


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Your home’s siding and height may pose challenges when painting exterior walls but here’s how to overcome them

Exterior Stains
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How to Apply Exterior Wood Stain


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Properly apply exterior stain for professional-looking results

A freshly painted ceiling with crown moulding.
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How to Paint a Ceiling


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Take the hassle out of painting ceilings with a few tips and tricks

Paint Exterior Windows
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How to Paint Exterior Windows


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Bring a pop of fresh color to your homes exterior while instantly boosting curb appeal

A person paints a door jamb with a paintbrush.
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How to Paint Door Jambs


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Efficiently painting door jambs and trim adds the final touch to your paint project

A video reviews the steps for how to stain wood.
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How to Stain Wood


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Bring out the rich colors and textures of wood with finishes.
Behr paint surrounded by painting tools.
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8 Painting Tips for Professional Results


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

These indoor and outdoor painting tips can make a job go smoothly
Patch Peeling Paint
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How to Patch Peeling Paint


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learning how to repair old paint is critically important when painting any room
A woman painting a door.
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How to Paint Interior Doors


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to paint an interior door and give any room a new look
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How to Get Paint Out of Clothes


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Helpful hints to salvage your clothes from paint spills
A video details how to remove paint from wood.
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How to Remove Paint From Wood


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Quickly and easily remove paint using chemical strippers or a heat gun
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How to Make a Christmas Tree Card Holder


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Get in the holiday spirit this year with a Christmas tree card holder
Prepare to Paint Your Home’s Exterior
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How to Prep a House for Painting


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Preparing for your paint project on your home‘s exterior will give you the best results
Hand applying a vertical stripe of painter's tape to wall
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How to Paint Stripes on a Wall


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Easily learn how to paint stripes on a wall for a dramatic design statement
prep deck for staining
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How to Prep a Deck for Staining


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Prep your deck for staining for professional-looking results
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How to Prepare a Room for Paint


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Properly prepare your room before painting to ensure professional results
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How to Get Paint Out of Carpet


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Discover how to get paint out of carpet without damaging the fibers
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How to Paint Furniture


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Painting indoor our outdoor furniture is an easy, inexpensive way to bring new life to old pieces
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How to Prime a Wall


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

A quality primer gives your paint projects a professional look. Here's how to apply it.
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