Painting doesn't have to be done by a professional. Do it yourself with this guide to painting at HowStuffWorks.
  • Exterior Painting
  • Interior Painting
  • Painting Preparation
  • Painting Tools & Tips
  • Types of Paint



Each year, American homeowners throw out 64 million gallons of unused paint. That's enough to fill 128 Olympic swimming pools. But your color treasure doesn't have to turn to trash. There are many options for your old paint.

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