Masking Wood Trim
You can paint like a pro if
you mask your work. Use pre-gummed masking paper or wide
masking tape to protect anything you don't want splattered
or painted over...
Painting a Door
Painting a door by putting it flat on a pair of sawhorses
is the best way to prevent drips and runs. You can paint
in a garage or other area that will keep odors from
lingering inside your house...
Painting Exterior Door
Exterior doors are heavy and can be awkward to move –
you'll usually find it easier to paint them in place
instead of trying to take them off their hinges. However,
removing the doorknob and latch bolt makes the job a whole
lot faster and neater...
Painting Exterior Windows
When it comes to painting the outside of your windows,
look for a quality exterior trim paint. Trim paint is
specially formulated to be tough and long-lasting. When
you're painting, don't worry about getting some paint on
the glass. Just wait until it's dry, then use a
single-edge razor blade to scrape off the excess...
Painting Flat Doors
Flat passage doors are common inside your home, where they
get lots of use and can get dirty, especially around the
doorknob. The good news is they are easy to paint, even if
you leave them hanging on their hinges. Spread out some
newspapers under the door and you're ready to go...