Here are 5 tips to help you paint your next room like a pro:

  1. Use a paint roller with an extension handle.
  2. Use a 5-gallon bucket and a roller screen instead of a paint tray.
  3. Use canvas drop cloths, not plastic.
  4. Tint the primer toward the paint color.
  5. Record the paint color on the back of a light switchplate in the room.

Watch the video above for details.

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Joe Truini

Radio Show Co-Host

Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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