Painting & Staining

How to Refinish and Restore an Entry Door

Entry doors take a lot of abuse from the elements. If yours is looking a bit shabby, perhaps it’s time to dress it up by refinishing and replacing the hardware. These simple steps will turn an eyesore into the envy of the neighborhood.

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How to Paint an Exterior Door the Right Way

Curb appeal instantly boosts a home’s value — but even if you are not selling a home, a freshly painted front door is always a welcome sight.

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Rolling paint on a ceramic tile wall.

Do It: How to Paint Ceramic Tile Walls

Watch this video to learn how to paint over ceramic tile walls in a bathroom.

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Painting Laminate Countertops

How to Paint Laminate Countertops

Sometimes, plastic laminate countertops, also called Formica countertops, need an update — and that doesn’t require replacing them all together. You can simply paint over them.

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Helping Hands at The Learning Tree

The entire “Today’s Homeowner” cast and crew worked to improve The Learning Tree in this special episode.

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Painting over tile with a roller.

How to Paint Over Ceramic Tile in a Bathroom

Marilyn asks, “Can I paint over the ceramic tile in my bathroom?”

While you can paint ceramic tile, preparation is key to making it stick. Read on to find out more.

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How To Paint Over Wallpaper

To successfully paint over wallpaper, you need to first confirm that the wallpaper is smooth and well attached to the wall. Begin by filling any holes or dents in the surface with drywall joint compound. First, use the drywall knife to scrape off any tags of paper around the hole. Then use the handle to […]

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How To Glaze Cabinets for Inexpensive Update

Glazing Cabinets for an Inexpensive Update

An inexpensive way to update any cabinets in your house is to apply a glaze. You can find it in the paint aisle. Basically, all you do is brush it on and wipe it off. It gives your cabinets a warm, fresh look. This video shows you how!

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