Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Painting Round or Turned Objects

To apply an even coat of finish on round or turned items such as a vase or pot, position a lazy susan near the edge of your workbench with the object in the center. With the lazy susan spinning, coat the item using a can of spray paint. Once it has dried, spin it again, and apply a second coat.
Paint with no volatile organic compounds opened. The paintbrush is on top of the can.

The Importance of Zero VOC Paint

Planning on painting a room? First, make sure the paint has no volatile organic compounds.
Applying plastic wrap to vanity backsplash.

Plastic Wrap Paint Masking Tip

See an easy and inexpensive way to mask and protect surfaces when painting using self-adhesive plastic food wrap. Watch this video to find out more.

‘Win Danny’ Contest Takes ‘Today’s Homeowner’ to California

America's favorite father-daughter home improvement duo tackle several projects at Santa Rosa, California resident Becky West's house.

Tip for Painting in Tight Spaces

There are tons of painting tools out there, but some spaces are still too tight to reach. Here's how to modify a painting pad to paint even the tightest of spaces.

Eliminate Paint Drip With This Lid Hack

Prevent paint from dripping down the side of the can by creating a built-in paint scraper! Watch this video for the Simple Solution.
rust-oleum universal spray paint

Rust-Oleum Universal Spray Paint Can Take on Any Surface

Rust-Oleum Universal Spray Paint is the perfect choice for any surface—from wood and metal to plastic and vinyl. It resists corrosion and rust and is available in a wide range of colors, sheens, and finishes—including hammered and metallic—and even sprays upside-down! Watch this video to find out more.
Paint Primer in home center.

Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Primer

Primers are specially formulated paint products that are used to prepare surfaces for the finish coat of paint. Their most important job is to adhere to the substrate while creating a uniform surface that is ready to receive paint. When properly applied, primers can make your paint job last longer and look better.
Caulking cracking between brick wall and window facing

How to Choose Caulking for Sealing Cracks on Your Home

Watch this video to find out what to look for when choosing caulking to seal cracks and gaps on the outside of your home, and how to cut caulking tubes and apply caulk.