painting mistakes

Avoiding and fixing common painting mistakes

Doing your own painting is fun, but mistakes are inevitable. Here’s how to avoid them so that you can paint like a pro or fix the mistakes if they’ve already…

coats of paint

Do I need one or two coats of paint?

When you set about painting a room, two coats of paint is almost always required. While there are certain acrylic-latex blends that claim to only need a single coat, two…

painting shortcuts

Don’t take these painting shortcuts

It’s very tempting to take shortcuts when you’ve decided to do the painting yourself. But, as Bo Bennett said, “When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts.” If you…