How to Paint Exposed Brick

Painting brick can be a tricky proposition, and in some cases, it’s required. Exposed brick usually works just fine for your home’s exterior or even interior to provide some style and décor while also keeping drafts out and conditioned air in.

Lead Paint and How to Deal With It

Lead paint is dangerous to anyone in contact with it, especially children and those particularly vulnerable to health conditions. Unfortunately, no one knew how dangerous lead was until the 1970s when the US government outlawed lead-based paint

Painting Your Trees: Why and How

You may have seen tree trunks painted in various colors before, and while it doesn’t seem very intuitive, painting trees is common amongst orchard farmers and other professional growers of trees. You may have wondered why they do this. The short

How to Thin Latex Paint for a Sprayer

If you’ve decided to buy or rent a paint sprayer to paint your house’s exterior, congratulations, you’re well beyond most DIY painters. Many DIYers shy away from sprayer machines due to cost or fear of mechanical malfunction. Those fears are