Handy Painting Tips and Advice
The following are links to great time-saving
painting tips that I've picked up along the way from years of experience.
There are some good ones here, but, rest assured, there's many more out there that I haven't covered yet, but, in time, will address on this page.
I will be actively updating this page often. When I personally see, or hear of something that can be of benefit to anyone with a painting question, I will do my best to add it here as soon as possible.
Great tip for painting before installing new trimwork
Quick touch-up for woodwork
Painting over wallpaper
Removing wallpaper border
Priming tip for wall corners and ceiling joints
How to get rid of scruff marks
How to get rid of water stains
How to match paint color (with nothing to match against)
Try this touch-up tip for abused walls and ceilings
Quick fix for wall corners
Why should lightly sand a wall after applying primer?
Repainting worn corner edges of walls with exposed metal
Equipment Cleaning and General Maintenance
Brush clean-up and proper maintenance
Paint Roller clean-up and maintenance
Great tip to extend life of paint brush keepers
5 gallon bucket clean-up and possible uses
How to filter dirty paint
Removing dried paint from carpeting
Interrupted while painting? Keep your brush fresh with this simple tip
Common Repair Items
Quick fix to repair small (picture-hanging) nail holes
Repair small holes in walls and woodwork
Why should I mix joint compound?
Remedial Advice - Painting, Cleaning, Sealing, Stainblocking
Rental property painting tips
Removing black mold
Using Stainblocker (oil-based primer) effectively
Removing pet urine odor
Removing heavy smoke (cigarette, cigar, other) odor and stains
Dealing with lead paint
House Painting Guide- For more great interior and exterior house painting info and tips, check out this excellent site by Karl Crowder.
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