March 6, 2019
The key to an even finish is to start with a coat of polyurethane to seal the surface.
February 27, 2019
Expert wood-finisher Peter Gedrys offers advice for maintaining and refreshing aging spar varnish on an exterior wood door.
January 31, 2019
Leaving paint on a brush can ruin it—here’s how to clean brushes the right way.
January 12, 2019
Don't waste paint by clearing the nozzle after every use–do this instead.
November 7, 2018
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.
November 2, 2018
Turn old plastic buckets into pro-level wallpaper smoothers that are faster and safer to use than their store-bought counterparts.
October 26, 2018
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.
October 11, 2018
In partnership with Benjamin Moore, Fine Homebuilding names the winners in our Pro Paint awards contest.
May 25, 2018
Pre-stain conditioner, tape measures, drywall, lally columns, passive houses, and stairs.
April 27, 2018
Primers, sealers, paints, sprayers, and rollers; soapstone and concrete countertops; greenwashing and the true costs of net-zero homes; and woodworking and rocking chairs.
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