Midday Fix: Tips to avoid DIY painting pitfalls

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Kristen Chuber



DIY Painting Pitfalls

Improperly Prepping
The biggest pitfall is incorrect preparation, and can be remedied by cleaning the walls, sanding them down if needed and properly taping your project space.

Choosing the Wrong Type of Paint
Know which paint finishes work best for your project and properly sampling/testing your color.

Buying Cheap Supplies
People try to save money on supplies but paying for higher quality will actually save you time and provide a better quality job.