Paint Ideas and Projects

Paint Ideas and Projects

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Paint Safety Equipment
BUYING GUIDE Best Safety Equipment for Painting
Protect your health using masks and respirators when tackling painting and sanding projects
A modern room is painted in a sleek grey shade.
BUYING GUIDE Types of Paint Finishes
Take the guesswork out of finding the perfect interior paint sheen for any room
A person sponge painting a wall.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Sponge Paint
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Use sponge painting to bring personalized, colorful style to your walls
Choosing Exterior Stains
BUYING GUIDE Best Exterior Stain for Your Project
Apply exterior stain to make your deck, outdoor furniture and other outdoor projects beautiful and long-lasting
How to Paint Trim
PROJECT GUIDE How to Paint Trim
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Give your home's appearance a quick and easy refresh by painting your window and door trim
Choosing exterior paint colors for your Victorian style home
BUYING GUIDE Exterior Paint Ideas
Choose between water- and oil-based paint to give your home a fresh look
How to choose the best paint brushes
BUYING GUIDE How to Choose the Right Applicators for Exterior Stain Projects
Get professional-looking results on your exterior stain projects when you pick the best paint rollers and paint brushes
Exterior Stains
PROJECT GUIDE How to Apply Exterior Wood Stain
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Properly apply exterior stain for professional-looking results
Exterior Sealers - Exterior Sealers
BUYING GUIDE Types of Exterior Sealers
Prolong the life and beauty of outdoor surfaces such as concrete and wood with exterior sealers
A freshly painted ceiling with crown moulding.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Paint a Ceiling
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Take the hassle out of painting ceilings with a few tips and tricks
Drop Cloths - Drop Cloths and Tarps
BUYING GUIDE Best Tarp and Drop Cloths for Your Project
Protect your floors, furniture and fine art with drop cloths and tarps before painting
Paint Jambs, Casings and Trim
PROJECT GUIDE 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
Best Paint for Concrete Floors
BUYING GUIDE How to Choose the Best Concrete Paint
Bring a fresh look to your home and garage with patio and concrete paint
Paint Solvents & Removers - Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE Best Paint Stripper For Your Project
Quickly strip old paint and varnish to prep your furniture and walls for a new look
Choosing Stain Applicators
BUYING GUIDE Best Concrete Paint Applicators for You
Choose the right applicators to easily paint or stain your concrete and masonry projects
A smooth paint job like the one in this image is simple with these preparation tips.
PROJECT GUIDE Painting Tips
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

These indoor and outdoor painting tips can make the job go smoothly
A woman painting a door.
PROJECT GUIDE 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
Paints & Stains for Your Concrete, Basement & Garage Floor
BUYING GUIDE Paints and Stains for Your Concrete, Basement and Garage Floor
Keep your outdoor floors looking good and protected from daily wear and tear
Prepare to Paint Your Home’s Exterior
PROJECT GUIDE 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
INTERIOR STAINS
BUYING GUIDE Best Stains and Finishes for Indoor Use
Stains enhance the beauty of wood by adding color and emphasizing the grain pattern
Stain Applicators - Paint and Stain Applicators
BUYING GUIDE Best Paint and Stain Applicators for Your Project
Pick the right paint and stain applicators to give your paint project professional-looking results
prep deck for staining
PROJECT GUIDE How to Prep a Deck for Staining
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Prep your deck for staining for professional-looking results
All About Tape  Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE Types of Tape
Tape is available in a wide range of types, sizes, colors and adhesive strengths to pull together any project
Homedepot Image
PROJECT GUIDE 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.