I painted several walls with Sherwin Williams Neutral Ground (SW-7568), and in this review, I cover the undertones of the color and what to expect if you paint your walls with it.
If your weathered fence is in need of a re-coat, you're probably trying to decide between painting or staining the wood. This article covers the pros and cons of using paint and stain on a fence so you can make the best decision.
Painting an outdated staircase is an excellent way to modernize your living space. This article discusses the best paint colors for staircase railings and spindles.
Caulked cabinets look better when painted than not using caulk at all, but there are pros and cons to be aware of. This article provides tips on successfully caulking kitchen cabinets for painting purposes.
Brown drips on walls are usually caused by surfactant leaching and can ruin a nice paint job. This article covers surfactant leaching removal and what causes it, so you can prevent the stains from reappearing again.
Benjamin Moore Aura Bath and Spa paint isn't cheap, but is it really worth the high price? I painted a bathroom with it and cover the pros and cons in my Aura Bath and Spa paint review.
If you're about to paint your cabinets, you might be wondering if you should paint inside them too. This article covers the pros and cons of painting inside of cabinets and the best paint options.
One of the challenges of painting a bathroom is painting the walls around the toilet without making a mess or having to remove the tank. In this article, I cover step-by-step how to paint behind a toilet without removing it.
Carefully sanding cabinets before painting is a critical step that shouldn't be ignored. This article covers various sanding tips and the best sandpaper for cabinets.
Does Krud Kutter Degreaser remove layers of grease from cabinets? Check out my review to find out if this cleaner is worth using for your cabinet painting prep.
Enamel and pre-catalyzed lacquer are two durable coatings used by many painters for cabinet painting. In this article, I cover my likes and dislikes for both and reveal my personal favorite for painting cabinets.
Whether you're looking for replacement cabinet doors, or you're wondering how your cabinets might look when painted, this article covers the best types of wood cabinets to paint.
The fastest way to make money metal detecting is coin hunting in public places with a good detector. This article covers the best places with higher concentrations of coins, as well as how to find them faster.
Painting accent walls is a quick and inexpensive way to add a little character to a room. This article covers some common accent wall mistakes to avoid and how to paint them from start to finish.
Smoke stains are difficult to paint over without proper surface cleaning and priming. If you're painting over smoke-stained walls or nicotine, this article covers how to do it the right way and avoid bleed-through.
Finding the right exterior wood paint can be tricky when there are so many options to choose from. In this article, I cover my top three best outdoor paints I use for wood siding, fences and trim.
Cutting-in wall edges with a free hand is the most challenging part of a painting project. Most people resort to tape, but taping everything can be problematic. Check out my tips on painting wall edges without tape or those ridiculous edging tools.
Check out my baseboard painting hacks and tips to help you achieve a perfect paint job without a mess on the floor.
Sherwin Williams sells some of the best paints on the market, but what's their best ceiling paint? Check out my top picks for Sherwin Williams ceiling paints I've used on my painting projects.
T1-11 siding will last many years when the surface is repeatedly stained or painted to keep it sealed and protected from moisture. Check out my tips on staining and painting your plywood siding to preserve it for years to come.
One of the best ways to paint kitchen cabinet frames is with an airless sprayer. Spraying frames is faster than using a brush and achieves a smoother finish. Check out my tips on spraying cabinet frames like a professional.
Fisheye is an annoying surface imperfection that can occur when using many different types of coatings. This article explains how to stop fisheye when spraying paint and lacquer.
The metal detecting hobby can fill your pockets with rare coins, silver, and gold. Check out my 10 tips to help you find more treasure with your metal detector.
Drywall joint compound can serve as an effective wood filler for oak cabinets. Drywall mud fills oak grain and sands easier than some official wood fillers I've experimented with. Check out my tips on using a joint compound for your cabinet painting project.
Cleaning cabinets before painting is an essential part of the preparation process. Check out my tips on how to clean cabinets before you paint them.
These are my top picks for the best degreaser to use for kitchen cabinet painting. All four are products I use for my own cabinet painting projects.
Using an airless sprayer to paint your cabinets is easy once you understand how to do it. This article shows you exactly how to prep and then paint your cabinets with an airless sprayer.
Cabinet painting is not a weekend project in most cases. Consider using a professional paint sprayer, and check out more of my tips to make your project easier.
Painting a porch floor is easy, but don't do it the wrong way. Check out my tips on how to prep and paint wooden porch flooring.
Paint overspray is something you always want to take into consideration when spray painting outdoors. Follow my tips to ensure your exterior spray painting project goes smoothly without property damage.
Although many bathrooms are small, they're usually more challenging to paint than wide-open rooms. Check out my tips on how to paint a bathroom, including steps on surface prep and the best paint options.
If you want to know how to remove a popcorn ceiling, check out my tips. You will also learn what to do after removing the popcorn ceiling, like skim coating.
Is Sherwin Williams Super Paint really super? In this full review, I cover the pros and cons of both the interior and exterior versions of this popular paint.
The best primer to cover dark paint colors is one that's thicker to help block the color underneath. Check out my top picks for primer I use when painting light colors over dark walls.
I used Behr alkyd semi-gloss enamel to paint doors and trim on a recent project. Read my full review to find out if Behr semi-gloss enamel is worth using for your painting project.
Is Benjamin Moore Regal Select good paint? I recently used this popular paint for an interior painting project. Check out my full review to find out if Regal Select is worth using in your DIY home projects.
Painting cherry cabinets white is a great way to completely transform your kitchen without overspending on brand new cabinets. With the right prep and materials, cherry is easy to paint. Learn how to do it the right way with my tips.
Here's what to do if your Graco airless paint sprayer spits or dribbles paint, won't prime or pressurize, or leaks. There are many solutions!
Painting a foyer with high walls might look difficult, but it's actually easy when done right. Learn how to paint your foyer easily without having to rent scaffolding.
Skim coating walls is the best way to restore damaged drywall or remove a textured finish. Skim coating is easy and makes damaged walls look brand new again when done right.
Painting cedar siding helps preserve the wood to prevent problems. Check out my tips on how to paint cedar siding and if you should consider using stain instead.
If you're unhappy with the color and condition of your painted cabinets, this article provides tips on how to repaint them successfully.
In this article, I go over the best sprayer for cabinets, what to look for when choosing a sprayer, and the one I use for all of my cabinet painting projects.
In this article, I share tips and my painting process for the best way to paint a room in less time.
In this article, I go over my top paint picks for interior walls. These are some of the best paints for walls and ones that I use for numerous painting projects.
Learn how to paint your kitchen cabinets black. This article features pictures of oak cabinets I spray-painted black.
Learn how to properly apply oil-based primer on wood for a smooth and professional finish.
Check out my tips on how to paint wood shutters after removing them.
I use Sherwin Williams Repose Gray a lot for my painting projects. Learn more about how the color looks on walls and where to use it in your home.
Learn the differences between an airless paint sprayer and an HVLP sprayer, so that you can decide which one's better for your painting project.
Learn how to apply red paint on walls like a professional.
Here is my review of Sher-Wood Hi-Bild Precat lacquer and Primer Surfacer after spraying a set of cabinets with both products.
Learn tips on how to paint over new drywall right away and the best type of drywall primer.
Want to learn how to paint bookshelves? Here are the best paint and sprayers to get the results you want, along with some tips on how to prep your bookshelf and apply primer and paint so that you get a smooth factory-like finish.
Here are some tips for painting a staircase black and white, using a sprayer for the spindles and a brush for the railings. Learn what the best paint for a staircase is.
I bought the Graco 9.5 HVLP sprayer and used it for two painting projects. Check out my review to find out if this sprayer is worth it, or not.
I used Pro Industrial water-based alkyd urethane enamel from Sherwin Williams for two painting projects. Check out my full review to see if you should use this product for your project.
White paint is popular for cabinet painting, but have you considered using white lacquer instead? Here are my pro tips for painting cabinets with lacquer.
Learn how to paint your kitchen walls by following these tips for prepping and painting.
Check out my tips and product recommendations for painting your outdated oak trim white like a professional.
Improve your home's curb appeal simply by painting your front door a new color. Check out my tips on priming and painting a front door like a pro.
Here are my tips for painting a bathroom vanity using a brush and roller and getting professional results.
In this article, I provide useful tips on solid deck stain application and preparation to make your project easier.
If you're a fan of Sherwin Williams paint, read my in-depth article on their best drywall primer options and when to use them, based on personal experience.
In this article, I provide tips on painting fireplace brick, product recommendations, and pictures from a project.
In this article, I review Masking Liquid H20, a product I've used to protect window glass for painting purposes. Find out if this product truly makes masking faster.
Interested in doing drywall repair? In this article, learn about the best products and materials used for drywall patching.
Exterior painting from a roof is challenging. But in this article, I provide some useful tips and tools I use that will make your project easier.
Painting French doors is very time consuming when using tape and a brush. Learn how to paint your French doors fast and easy without taping the glass.
In this tool review, I review the Shur-Line paint brush extender, going over the pros and cons and whether or not you should buy one.
Give your living room a new look by painting your old fireplace mantel white. This article covers the entire process of prepping and painting a wood fireplace mantel, including oak.
Learn how to paint your crown molding yourself instead of hiring a painter. Painting crown molding is easy with a sprayer, but this article covers both brush and roller application.
Finding old coins with a metal detector is a bit more challenging than finding modern coins that are usually near the surface. Check out my tips to help you find more old coins for your collection.
Digging holes responsibly when metal detecting is respectful to both the property owner and the hobby itself. Check out my tips on recovering your finds without ruining grass and making a mess.
Using the right digging tools for metal detecting makes cutting open dirt plugs a lot easier. Check out my recommendations for the best metal detecting digging tools that I personally use.
You should always check your local laws before you go metal detecting anywhere, but there are several places you can typically metal detect without permission.
This article showcases some of the rare coins I found with my metal detector, as well as the gear I use to find them.
Asking a homeowner for permission to metal detect their yard might sound scary, but it's a lot easier than you think. With most public places already being hunted out, it's a lot easier to find rare coins and relics on private property.
Learn how to remove hard water stains from shower walls, especially ceramic tile. This article advises you on a number of helpful products.
Old swimming holes are great places to metal detect for rare coins and valuable jewelry. Check out my tips for metal detecting in the water and recovering cool stuff.
Check out these wall painting tips and tools to make your interior painting project easier.
Don't paint over your moldy, mildewed walls without reading my professional tips to prevent future problems.
Are Graco airless sprayers better than Titan? In this article, I explain the differences between the two, including some comparisons between the models I own from both companies.
This article covers common mistakes with cabinet painting and how to avoid them. My tips will help save you a lot of time and aggravation in painting your kitchen cabinets. The before and after will be well worth it!
Garage door painting is easy. This article explains how to prep and paint a garage door with an airless sprayer to get a nice smooth finish.
This articles goes over some of the best exterior door paint I've used from Sherwin Williams.
This article is a full review of my new Titan 440 Impact sprayer, outlining its features and my experience using it for interior painting. The Impact is an airless sprayer, formerly known as the 440i.
Going through a sudden and unexpected breakup is difficult. If your girlfriend suddenly ended your relationship, this article discusses the best ways to handle the situation.
I bought the Graco GX19 FinishPro and used it to spray paint some cabinets. In this review, I cover the features of the Graco GX19 airless sprayer and my experience using it for the first time.
The AT Pro metal detector is capable of locating deep silver coins in the ground. Check out my tips for using this machine to find those deeper coins that others have missed.
In this review, I talk about the Facebook dating app and if it's worth your time.
Using the right grain filler on your cabinets fills the wood pores to make the grain less noticeable when painted. In this article, I give my recommendations for the best grain filler I've used for painting oak cabinets.
Do you have knotty pine cabinets you want to paint white? In this article, I share some tips for correctly prepping and painting knotty pine.
You can either lay cabinet doors down flat to spray paint them or hang them for vertical spraying. In this article, I explain my preferred method for spraying cabinet doors and the equipment I use for storing them.
If you're thinking about painting your house, you might be wondering if there's a difference in quality between Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore paint. Find out if one brand is better than the other from a painter who has used both.
Are you thinking about spraying stain onto your deck? Check out my tips for staining a deck with an airless sprayer.
There are many choices for spray guns. Here's my review of the Graco contractor spray gun, where I find out if it's a good option for your spray painting project.
For those who like to be in the water, wade fishing for river smallmouth is awesome exercise and a great way to fish without having to deal with the annoyances of a boat. This article goes over the best baits I've used for river smallmouth.
Chicken liver is an effective channel catfish bait that I've used to catch big fish. Check out my tips on catching catfish with chicken liver.
Do you like topwater bass fishing? Read my review of the Rebel Pop-R to find out if the lure's worth adding to your tackle box.
Is the Sherwin Williams fan deck worth the purchase? A professional painter shares his opinion and experience with popular Sherwin Williams colors.
An honest review of the Sherwin Williams white pigmented shellac primer. Find out if it's right for your next painting job.
Check out how to clean Graco airless paint sprayer parts to prolong the life of your sprayer.
In this review, I reveal my results using DAP DryDex spackling to fill the grain of an oak cabinet door. DryDex (pink) is a lightweight spackle that turns white when dry.
Painting your cabinets? Check out these must-have cabinet painting tools and supplies I use that will make your painting project go a lot faster and easier.
Check out my review of the rotating spray rack that I use exclusively for my cabinet painting projects.
Check out my review of Durham's Rock Hard Water Putty to see if it's a good product to use for cabinet paint preparation.
In this tool review, I talk about the Goose Neck bendable paintbrush and whether or not it's worth buying. This brush is a bendable extender that screws onto a painting pole.
Are you looking to get into the hobby of metal detecting? Check out my recommendations, as well as my tips on how to choose the best starter metal detector with the right features for your needs.
Spray painting baseboard trim is faster than using only a paint brush and produces a smoother finish. Check out my tips on how to spray paint your baseboards.
Check out my tips for painting exterior soffits and fascia boards.
Wondering if you can paint your vinyl windows yourself? Check out my professional tips for painting vinyl windows. Also, find out if it's even a good idea to repaint or if you should replace them instead.
Are you spray painting your kitchen cabinets? Learn how to mask your cabinets for spray painting. This article explains the masking materials to use.
3M Bondo wood filler is used for repairing cracks, holes, and rotting wood in preparation for painting or staining. Find out if Bondo wood filler is a good choice for your damaged wood repair.
Check out my tips for spraying shellac-based primer on kitchen cabinets.
Using a sprayer for interior painting is a time-saving alternative over brushing and rolling. Check out my tips for spray painting walls and ceilings.
I bought the JBL boombox. Check out my review to see if this bluetooth speaker is worth buying.
A professional painter reviews the Zipwall dust barrier system to find out if it's worth the money.
The grass between the curb and the sidewalk is a good place to go metal detecting for coins and rings. Check out my tips for metal detecting sidewalk grass.
Spray painting doors is a lot faster than painting them by hand. Here are my tips on how to spray paint your interior doors using an airless sprayer.
It can be difficult to paint quarter round trim. Here are some professional tips and tricks!
Check out these pro tips for choosing the best mask, or respirator, for spray painting.
Painting gutters and downspouts with a paint sprayer can be difficult. Here are some professional tips!
Check out my professional review of the Purdy 18-inch paint roller frame for painting walls and ceilings.
If you're thinking of removing (stripping) the paint from cabinets that will be stained or repainted, check out this how-to guide with tips from a pro.
Choosing the right airless spray tips is important for reducing over-spray and wasted paint. Check out my recommendations for the best Graco RAC X tips to use for your next project.
Your metal-detecting headphones should be waterproof if you plan to find and recover submerged objects. Check out my review of Gray Ghost Amphibian headphones to find out if they're good for treasure hunting in water.
A paintbrush extender makes it safer and easier to cut-in high walls without a ladder. Check out my pro tips for using a paintbrush extension tool.
Check out some of my best metal-detecting finds to date.
Are you looking for a t-handle shovel for metal detecting or gardening? Check out my review of the Lesche t-handle shovel to find out if it's worth it.
Are you looking for the best metal detecting sites to find old coins and rings? These are the places where I make my best finds.
Check out my review of the handheld Lesche digging tool for metal detecting. I discuss the product's pros, cons, and overall value.
Check out my review of the handheld Garrett Pro Pointer, and find out if it's a good pinpointer for metal detecting.
Check out my review of the Garret AT Pro metal detector that covers the advantages and drawbacks.
Find out if Kilz Original oil-based primer is a good product or not.
Behr vs. Sherwin Williams: find out which interior paint is better.
Check out my recommendations for self-leveling paint that I use for my cabinet painting projects.
Should you paint or stain your deck? This guide will help you decide which is best for you.
Check out my tips for getting a smooth finish when painting cabinet doors.
The cost to paint kitchen cabinets depends on factors like application method, materials, and what you want done with the cabinets.
Check out my tips on using wood grain filler for oak cabinets.
Check out my tips for prepping and cleaning cabinets for paint.
Check out my review of Zinsser Cover Stain oil-based primer, especially how it compares to the brand's BIN Shellac Primer.
Spray painting your kitchen cabinets can be an easy way to update them without shelling out too much cash. Check out my tips on how to spray paint kitchen cabinets, with answers to questions like, "Do I need to take the cabinet doors off?" and, "How do I prep the surface properly?"
Check out my review of the Graco FFLP tips for spray painting cabinets and trim.
Check out my review of the 3M masking tool and how to use it for painting preparation.
This review covers Timbermate wood filler and whether it's good for filling the grain in wood cabinets that will be painted.
A review of the Graco 495 airless paint sprayer discusses the product's pressure, versatility, and design.
This is a review of Sherwin Williams Emerald Urethane paint. I recently spray-painted kitchen cabinets using this product: how well did it work?
Check out my review of the Sony (X700) 4K blu-ray player.
Check out my review of the Sony HT-Z9F soundbar and subwoofer.
Check out my review of the Sony Bravia 75-inch TV (4K Ultra HD).
Check out my review of the Shark vacuum, specifically the Lift-Away Deluxe model. Read on to see how it suctions and cleans, and what problems I had with it.
Check out my tips for installing 4-wire trailer wiring. It is easier than you think.
Check out my tips for how to painting popcorn ceilings without making a mess.
Here are some professional tips for painting staircase walls. It's easier than you'd think!
Check out my pro tips for removing old wallpaper.
Tips from a professional painter on how to paint vinyl shutters.
This article discusses the best masking tape for painting. We'll take a detailed look at both FrogTape and ScotchBlue to decide which is better for the job.
Check out these tips for painting kitchen cabinets white.
Which is better for selling things, OfferUp or Craigslist? Read on to find out!
Check out my review of the OkCupid dating app.
This article details two of my favorite paint brushes (Purdy XL Angled Brush and Purdy ClearCut Angled Brush) that I often use for cutting in walls and trim.
Check out my review on Zinsser BIN primer, a shellac-based product for priming and sealing surfaces. Is it worth it, or not? A professional decides.
This review of Porch and Floor Enamel from Sherwin Williams will help you decide whether this enamel is worth it or not.
Maple is mostly grain-free and looks awesome when spray painted. Check out my tips for painting maple cabinets.
Check out my review on Sherwin Williams Eminence, a ceiling paint I used recently.
Check out my review of the Makita random orbit sander (model BO5041) to find out if it's worth the money or not.
Painting staircase spindles is easy when you use the right tools and paint. Check out these tips to help you get the job done professionally.
When using the Plenty of Fish dating app, these eight tips can help you get more messages and dates.
If you paint for a living, having the best tools reduces labor and work time. Check out these five house painters' tools I use for interior and exterior painting.
And all-in-one paint and primer review from a professional painter.
Woodscapes is a Sherwin Williams fence and siding stain available in a water-based and oil-based option. Check out my review to learn more about Woodscapes acrylic stain.
Painting garage interior walls is a weekend project any homeowner can do themselves, but using the right preparation and paint is important to avoid problems.
Priming is crucial when prepping the surface for paint. Check out this article to find out the best primer for kitchen cabinets.
Painting varnished wood involves thorough prep work to get a durable, professional finish. Check out these tips for prepping and painting over stained and varnished wood.
Aqua Coat is a clear wood grain filler that can be used for a number of painting and woodworking projects. Read my review to find out if Aqua Coat is a good product or not.
Check out these three good cash back credit cards I use to get money back and bonuses.
A stain highlights the natural grain of a wood fence while also protecting its surface. Check out my tips on how to stain a fence.
Check out the pros and cons of POF and Okcupid, based on my experience using both apps.
There are quite a few dating apps like Tinder now, some better and some worse. If you're searching for an alternative to Tinder, check out these two dating apps that might bring you more matches.
SuperDeck is a Sherwin Williams stain available in multiple finishes. Read my review to find out if the waterborne deck stain is worth the money or not.
This review of the Simpson MegaShot, a 3,100-PSI power washer will look at its advantages (Honda motor, cleans well, kink-free hose) and its disadvantages (short pressure hose, no detergent tank) to help you determine if it's right for you.
The Wagner Paint Eater is a rotating disc sander used for removing old paint. Check out my review to find out if it's worth the money or not.
Read my review to find out if Sherwin Williams' CHB paint is good for painting ceilings or walls in newly constructed homes.
Pro Classic is a premium Sherwin Williams paint for doors, trim, and cabinets. This review determines if Pro Classic is worth the money.
The Pivit ladder tool is a leveler used for positioning an extension ladder on stairs or a roof. Read my review to find out if this tool is worth it or not.
As a frequent cabinet door painter, I tried out the door drying rack to see if it was worth my money.
Painting oak cabinets is an inexpensive way to modernize an outdated kitchen. Check out these helpful cabinet-painting tips.
Check out my guide for painting vinyl siding, including the best colors to buy and prep to do.
With the right tools and preparation, painting aluminum siding is easy. Check out my tips on how to paint aluminum siding with an airless sprayer.
The The new zero VOC paint is becoming a hot seller and for good reasons. Read my full review of this product here.
Creeping charlie is an annoying ground ivy that can be very difficult to remove if left to grow for too long. This article includes several different ways to remove it.
Painting kitchen cabinets is a project that calls for only the best paints that are going to last and look great. Read my two reviews about kitchen cabinet paint from Sherwin Williams.
Want to stain your cedar siding? Need help? Check out these application tips for staining cedar siding.
Zero VOC paint is the best choice when it comes to interior painting. Check out my reviews on three eco-friendly paints, including Benjamin Moore Natura and Sherwin Williams Harmony.
With the right tools and techniques, you can paint ceilings quickly and easily. Learn how to paint a ceiling from a professional painter.
Painting over paneling is an easy job that anyone can do with a little know-how. Painting over dark or wood paneling is a cost-efficient way to update and improve the value of your home.
This article provides important info to know before prepping drywall for paint.
Check out my tips on painting over wallpaper, if the paper is in good condition and you want to avoid the hassle of removing it.