Painting

DIY video: Painting walls correctly

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Get the perfect painted finish on your wall with our easy to follow video and accompanying step-by-step instructions.

How to strip paint

How to strip paint

Strip off that old paint to help creat a great-looking finish, what ever finish you plan to go over the top. Here's how.

How to prepare walls before decorating

How to prepare walls before decorating

Preparation is the secret to decorating success, so don't skip the crucial first steps. Here's what you need to do before you start to decorate.

How to paint stripes on a wall

How to paint stripes on a wall

Painting a wall with stripes can can emphasise height or width, create interest on a feature wall or be used throughout the whole room.

Video: Painting behind radiators

Video: Painting behind radiators

Learn how to paint the wall behind a radiator without calling out an expensive handyman.

Ten tips on choosing paint colours

Ten tips on choosing paint colours

Suffering from paint colour confusion? Read on for our advice on finding a winning colour combination.

Advice on painting wooden furniture

Advice on painting wooden furniture

Upcycle, renovate and transform old wooden furniture with a lick of paint. Linda Barker shares her advice on preparation, choosing the right colour and getting the perfect finish.

Video: How to paint wood

Video: How to paint wood

When it comes to painting old and new wood, preparation is key. Learn how to prepare your wood for a professional finish with our easy to follow video.