House Painting Tips Plus Articles From Various Authors

Often a house painting tip or two is all that is needed to keep you on the path to success and quality. The complexities of house painting are often overlooked by the “do-it-yourselfer”.

As a professional painter I have learned a few tricks concerning just about every aspect of this business.

On this page I will publish house painting tips and articles concerning as many topics as I can possibly write about plus articles submitted to the site. Just follow the links to the information you need.

Home Painting Ideas

By Abe Knepp
The modern home has become so much more than the simple living space of ages past. With an increase in home ownership over the past century and the dizzying array of new modern conveniences coming out of the woodwork every ...
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House Painting

Residential house painting is important as it helps to protect your house from harmful elements and adding years to its life in the process. House painting is a quick and easy way to make an immediate change to the appearance of ...
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How Much Does A Paint Brush Really Cost You?

By Nicky Taylor - Homeowners First Choice Painting Inc. (Marietta, Georgia)
Many homeowners fall into the trap of thinking they can skimp on price when it comes to buying paint brushes. This can be a big mistake for a number of reasons and they all can cost you days of extra ...
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How To Brush-Cut A Line

Learning how to “cut” a line is probably the most crucial part of all painting. If you can master it you are on your way to Professionalism… This Technique apples to cutting a line anywhere: ceilings, ...
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How to Clean a Paint Roller

By Mark (Boise, ID)
An Old Painter’s Secret When I first started painting, my dad owned this plastic box that connected to the sink or a hose that would spray a 9 inch fan of water in a line. The way this worked was you would take the ...
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How To Clean Paint Brushes

By Christian Kopeck
Cleaning your paint brushes may seem like an unnecessary hassle that won’t really make a difference, but the truth is, cleaning your brushes out well makes all the difference. Cleaning your brushes immediately after ...
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How to get a good finish on MDF

By Skirtings R Us
As a manufacturer of MDF skirting boards, we receive plenty of questions regarding how best to paint MDF mouldings – especially from customers who have chosen to purchase un-primed mouldings. This article ...
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How to Know When Your Home Needs To Be Painted

By Geoff Sharp - Sharper Impressions Painting (Columbus, Ohio U.S.A.)
The average two-coat paint job will last about 5 years on trim areas (soffits, eaves, fascia, trim boards). Some siding areas can last up to 10 years (brick, stucco, aluminum siding that has been ...
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How to Paint Like a Pro!

If you are a DIY freak and love to play with the colors, painting is surely your kind of job. You might have heard a number of people saying that the DIY process is not easy to handle that is because they are not familiar ...
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How To Paint Without Leaving Brushstrokes

By Kopeck Painting
How To Paint Without Leaving Brushstrokes If you’ve tried hand painting a piece of furniture, you’ve probably run into a common problem: unsightly brushstrokes that ruin your paint job. Unless ...
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How to Stay Safe While Painting

Although painting is not generally considered to be a dangerous home improvement job, there are some tips you can follow in order to make sure you stay safe. Just as with any other type of home improvement or ...
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Ideas for Using Left Over Paint

You have just finished painting and there is paint left in the can. It is not a lot, but you cannot bear to throw it away. What can you do with left over paint? Let the ideas below inspire you to waste not and, in ...
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Low VOC Paint

Environmentally friendly products are hot these days, and virtually every paint manufacturer now carries a line of low VOC paints. How do low VOC paints impact the environment and your health? Are they really as “green” ...
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