Welcome to our how to paint section
We've put together a collection of short videos that will take you from choosing the right tools to cleaning up when you're finished.
Our trained in store associates will help you get the right product and tools for the job you're doing and answer any questions you might have, but being able to watch a video is also great.
It's kind of like a how to paint class without the final exam.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PAINT TOOLS
From scrapers to brushes and rollers, getting the right tools does actually make a difference. It can help you get better results and actually make the job easier.
PREPARE A ROOM TO PAINT
Pretty much what it sounds like. You'll some great tips on what should be taken out of a room, what can stay and most importantly great tips on using drop clothes properly.
HOW TO FILL CRACKS AND HOLES
Believe it or not, even if you've been painting for years, you'll probably pick up some great tips from this video.
Priming isn't always necessary, but there are times when you will need to, even if the can says "Paint And Primer." This video will help simplify a confusing subject.
PAINT YOUR ROOM IN THIS ORDER
Yep, it does make a difference. Painting in a specific order will be more efficient, but it will also help ensure a better final result.
PAINTING A CEILING
Learn how to start painting a room from the top with some helpful tips.
This video will teach you the proper technique for painting walls to avoid common mistakes like overworking and orange peeling.
This video will teach you a slightly different technique than the video above. Like most things, there's more than one right way. Simply personal preference, either will work.
HOW TO PAINT WINDOWS
Learn the best technique for painting window trim without painting the windows.
HOW TO PAINT A RADIATOR
There are a few special considerations to know when painting a radiator, this is a well spent couple of minutes.
HOW TO PAINT BASEBOARDS
Nobodies favorite thing to paint, but these tips will make it quicker and give a more professional looking result.
HOW TO PAINT DOOR FRAMES
Door frames are like a picture frame to a room. And because you get physically closer to door frames than to walls for instance, imperfections will stand out more.
HOW TO PAINT DOORS
Doors can be tricky, best to have a few tricks of your own!
HOW TO PAINT DOORS
Another technique for painting doors. Watch both videos and get a bit more comfortable.
HOW TO PAINT TRIM
Some people find painting the trim difficult, due to the small area. Here is a video to show you the easiest way to go about painting the trim in your home.
CLEANING UP AFTER YOU PAINT
Quite possibly the least favorite task of all painters, cleaning up! This video is a great how-to guide on making clean-up quick and easy!
HOW TO PAINT CABINETS
With Benjamin Moore's Advance©, a bright new kitchen is a very do-able DYI project.