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Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, and PM hung out with them and watched them work to gather these 13 tips.

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, and PM hung out with them and watched them work to gather these 13 tips.

thursday's tip of the week - painting tips... Okay, that doorknob one is pretty smart.

thursday's tip of the week - painting tips... Okay, that doorknob one is pretty smart.

Here are 17 paint hacks that you need for your next paint project, from paint storage to cleaning up and more, we have you covered!

17 Paint Hacks You Absolutely Need In Your Life

Here are 17 paint hacks that you need for your next paint project, from paint storage to cleaning up and more, we have you covered!

Looking for the best way to paint a beveled door? It’s easy! Start with Area A, using an angled brush to paint all recessed areas. To prevent brush marks on the larger, smooth areas of your door (B-E), line the recessed areas with painter’s tape. Next, move on to Area B, painting each subsequent area in alphabetical order. Use a brush or roller, making sure with each stroke that the fresh paint you are overlapping is still wet. This will help to avoid paint streaks.

Looking for the best way to paint a beveled door? It’s easy! Start with Area A, using an angled brush to paint all recessed areas. To prevent brush marks on the larger, smooth areas of your door (B-E), line the recessed areas with painter’s tape. Next, move on to Area B, painting each subsequent area in alphabetical order. Use a brush or roller, making sure with each stroke that the fresh paint you are overlapping is still wet. This will help to avoid paint streaks.

Crisp baseboards and molding make a wall paint shine. Repairing and caulking baseboards doesn't have to be scary with these pro tips!

Repairing and Caulking Baseboards like a Pro

Crisp baseboards and molding make a wall paint shine. Repairing and caulking baseboards doesn't have to be scary with these pro tips!

Make house painting a little bit easier and more successful with these clever painting tips and tricks

10 Great Painting Tips

Make house painting a little bit easier and more successful with these clever painting tips and tricks

Great tips on painting a room quick and easy!! LOVE this! www.shanty-2-chic.com

How I paint walls

Great tips on painting a room quick and easy!! LOVE this! www.shanty-2-chic.com

Tip #4: SWIFFER DUST ALL OF YOUR WALLS.  {from 7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! {or how to prep a room for paint like a pro}

How to Prep a Room for Paint like a Pro!

Tip #4: SWIFFER DUST ALL OF YOUR WALLS. {from 7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! {or how to prep a room for paint like a pro}

10 Rookie Paint Mistakes To Avoid: Get your interior DIY paint job done right the first time!

Interior Painting Tips: 10 Rookie Paint Mistakes To Avoid

The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We'll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique. http://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/the-best-tips-for-cutting-in-paint

The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint

The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We'll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique. http://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/the-best-tips-for-cutting-in-paint

I get a roll of packing tape, and roll out a foot or two touching the carpet and going up a little over an inch of the baseboard.  Then I take a smaller putty knife and push the top of the tape down between the baseboard and the carpet, I continue working my way across the whole area to be painted.

How to Paint Baseboards On Carpet

I get a roll of packing tape, and roll out a foot or two touching the carpet and going up a little over an inch of the baseboard. Then I take a smaller putty knife and push the top of the tape down between the baseboard and the carpet, I continue working my way across the whole area to be painted.