Even the most simple home improvement projects will require you to think about paint. You might need to find out how to paint your house (including the exterior walls, windows and doors), or perhaps you are only painting a room and don't know where to start.
We are on hand to help. Not just with a selection of step-by-step guides, but we will also equip you with plenty of inspiration as we explain how to choose the right colours for every room and then assist you in picking the right paint type and paintbrushes or rollers for the job.
5 colors you should skip using in a small apartment, according to a designer
(And what to go for instead)
8 calming paint colors to create a blissful home sanctuary
Update every space with relaxed shades that restore balance and harmony for a more mindful way of living.
How to paint a door and refresh your home instantly
Painting doors is easy with our expert advice. This is how to get professional results on front and internal doors.
How to paint a radiator in 7 steps
Painting radiators properly is all about choosing the right paint and the best process. Get interior designer-worthy results with our how-to.
33 kitchen paint ideas: beautiful colors to update your cooking space
Mix up your favorite kitchen paint ideas with new hues for a near-instant beautiful, but budget-friendly update.
How much does it cost to paint the exterior of a house?
Find out the cost to paint the exterior of a house in the UK and decide if you want to tackle this job yourself or hire professional painters
How to paint a textured ceiling in a day or less
Learning how to paint a textured ceiling requires a slightly different approach to a smooth surface, whether you need to paint a popcorn ceiling or refresh some woodchip
How to paint skirting boards easily: even on carpet
Painting skirting boards is an easy DIY job, even with the carpet down, and makes for a quick room refresh
How to paint a garage door: metal, steel, fiberglass or for a wood effect
A step-by-step on how to paint a garage door made from metal, steel, fiberglass or wood. Choose the right paint and priming may not be necessary and there are many more factors to consider for a professional-looking finish...
How to dispose of paint properly
Learn how to dispose of paint safely to avoid polluting the environment and getting fined for improper paint disposal
How to paint trim and molding: A beginner's guide for a pro finish
Painting trim and molding will perfect your room's decor and show off the color on your walls. DIY like a professional in seven easy steps with our guide.
How to paint a wall for streak-free, professional results
Find out how to paint a wall properly using a roller and a brush for a professional finish – fast. Plus, how to not get paint everywhere else...
How to clean paint rollers in 5 easy steps
With this easy method we show you how to clean paint rollers, saving you money and reducing waste by protecting your decorating tools
14 painting mistakes we all make while decorating (and how to avoid them)
These common painting mistakes will compromise end results and make the job harder. We look at how to avoid them to be the best DIY decorator
How to clean paint brushes – remove oil or water-based emulsion from brush bristles
Discover how to clean paint brushes using dish soap, white spirit or even vinegar so you don't have to buy new bristles each time you decorate with latex, oil or water-based emulsions.
How to clean walls – 11 ways to remove grease, stains and dirt
Learn how to clean walls in your home, whether yours are painted matt or glossy
How to remove paint from wood
Find out how to remove paint from wood, even if it's old paint
Farrow & Ball shares one common entryway paint mistake – are you making it?
Paint professionals at Farrow & Ball are warning against an easy-to-make entryway paint mistake, here's how to avoid it
Color-blocking tranforms beige bathroom into bold and graphic space
From drab to fab for just £124
How to get paint off a hardwood floor
Learn how to get paint off a hardwood floor – tips for fresh spills and hardened paint
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