A great paint job begins with proper prep. I wish I were able to explain this nicely to a few people that I gave quotes to for painting who told me the price was too high. There is way more to doing a great paint job than what you see.
Paint Roller Techniques and Tips. These DIY painting tips will help you roll your walls quickly and smoothly—without leaving roller marks. We'll show you the tricks and techniques that painting pros use to get a perfectly painted room.
Mason Jar Soil Test Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay.