An Amateur’s Guide to Choosing a Painting Ladder

man painting on the wall

There are so many factors that go into a painting job. Here is something you might not have thought much about: what type of ladder you should use. It may sound a little bit arbitrary, all things considered, but it’s actually pretty important. A good ladder not only enhances your ability to do what you […]

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Painter’s Putty vs Spackle: Which is Best for Your Needs?

painters putty vs spackle

To use paint’s putty or spackle (or both). That is the question. Sometimes it is the smallest questions that are the hardest, isn’t it? If you are starting on a do it yourself paint job, you have probably encountered the need to choose between spackle and putty. If you are finding it hard to determine […]

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Painter’s Tape vs Masking Tape: Which is Best for Your Needs?

painters tape vs masking tape

There comes a time during many painting jobs where a little bit of tape is necessary. Taping off an area can help you avoid making messes where you don’t want them. At the paint store, you have probably seen a product called “painter’s tape.” It looks an awful lot like masking tape, doesn’t it? Should […]

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10 Paint Spraying Mistakes that Most People Make

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A good paint sprayer can make a world of difference to a do it yourselfer. However, it can also take some getting used. There is always going to be a learning curve when it comes to paint spraying. However, it shouldn’t have to have a big effect on the quality of your work. Here are […]

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How To Remove Spray Paint From Your Skin (6 Quick Steps)

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Paint sprayers make life a lot easier. And, a lot messier. After the end of a long day at work with the sprayer, you will inevitably be covered in paint. The worst part is that getting uncovered can often be tricky. Today we will examine some methods that should make it easier for you to […]

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Paint Sprayers VS. Rollers: Which to Choose?

paint sprayers vs rollers

Painting your home has traditionally been a task that is destined to take all day (if not many days) to complete. In the past, paint brushes, and, more importantly, paint rollers, have been the do it yourselfers only option for reinvigorating a room with fresh color. However, paint sprayers have been around for some time […]

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How To Start a Painting Business in 6 Simple Steps

a quick guide to starting a painting business

Do you have a knack for painting? A sturdy collection of equipment? A desire to earn a living doing something that you like? If so, you may be a good candidate to start your own painting business. It can be a little nerve racking venturing into the world of self employment. It’s also extremely rewarding. […]

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Painting Supplies Checklist: Everything You Need for Your First Painting Job

tools you need for your first paint job

Taking on a do it yourself painting project does not need to be hard. However, you do need to do some prep work before you get started. A big part of that prep work is assembling the right tools that will help you tackle just about any paint job. But how is one to know […]

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How to Mix Paint for Your Spray Gun: 5 Simple Steps

Man using mask and paint gun

Mixing paint is a fine art. Not only that, but the quality of your eventual work, as well as the health of your spray system both depend on you being good at it. Practice is going to be your best friend when it comes to learning how to mix paint for your spray gun, but […]

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How to Prepare a Wall for Painting: 6 Quick Steps (Tips & Tricks)

wall ready for painting

Ready to paint your wall? Maybe you are prepared mentally, but there is also some important prework that needs to be done before you can reinvigorate your room with color. Preparing a wall for painting is not hard, but it is critical to a job well done. Today we will go over how you can […]

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