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How To Calculate Paint Quantity For Any Project

Quick and Easy Tip: How to calculate paint for any project! When it comes to painting projects, how do you figure out how much paint you’ll need? Most of us probably ask the clerk at the paint desk how much we should get. And normally this is fine, but what if the clerk is new… Read more »

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Wall Edge Painting Tips

Today Eddie writes: Help! I always mess up on the edges when I’m painting. Do you have any painting tips that could help me out? Any advice is appreciated. Eddie, as you well know, painting is not as easy as it appears on home improvement shows. But that’s probably just because we don’t have a highly… Read more »

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Get Your Weekend Back

Today’s original guest post is provided by Lou Manfredini, Ace Hardware’s home expert. Spring is finally here and inevitably that means it’s time to start thinking about projects that can spruce up your home inside and out. The great news is that with the right resources and a strategic plan, you can tackle your to-do’s and then move… Read more »

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Painting Over Wallpaper As A Last Resort

Today a reader via Twitter.com asks: Diva, what’s your opinion about painting over wallpaper? Painting over wallpaper can be done, but I’d only be painting over wallpaper as a last resort.  If taking the wall paper off will damage the wall or there are multiple layers of paper then painting over is a good idea. … Read more »