POWERED BY: PAVESTONE
Sign up to receive Gary's monthly newsletter full of great tips and new products.
A list of Gary's favorite products to use for his home improvement projects.
See which guests will be on with Gary each week.
Watch Gary's video tips on specific home improvement projects.
Painting a room is a project many DIY'ers will tackle themselves. So here are some tips. Pour out enough paint into the roller tray to at least cover the bottom of the roller tray. Roll the roller into the paint until you coat the entire roller. Roll off any excess paint.
Start on the upper half of the wall and make diagonal strokes to make a large "W". Now go back over the "W" to fill it in. Work from the top of the wall, down. Continue painting from the wet edge of the paint into the unpainted wall. If you allow a section to dry before painting the area next to it, lap marks may result. Keep painting until you reach a natural stopping point, such as a corner or a door frame.
Once the roller starts making lots of sticky noise, it is time to reload it with more paint.