Save time and materials when stripping painted wood by figuring out the ideal wait time and application thickness before tackling the entire job.
The key to an even finish is to start with a coat of polyurethane to seal the surface.
Expert wood-finisher Peter Gedrys offers advice for maintaining and refreshing aging spar varnish on an exterior wood door.
Leaving paint on a brush can ruin it—here’s how to clean brushes the right way.
Don't waste paint by clearing the nozzle after every use–do this instead.
Get the lowdown on the four most common formulations, and an overview of specialty primers for every possible substrate and situation, so you can find the right product for the job.
Turn old plastic buckets into pro-level wallpaper smoothers that are faster and safer to use than their store-bought counterparts.
A master painter and business owner talks about how and why he constantly raises the level of quality he expects from himself and his crew.
In partnership with Benjamin Moore, Fine Homebuilding names the winners in our Pro Paint awards contest.
Pre-stain conditioner, tape measures, drywall, lally columns, passive houses, and stairs.
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