5 Best Interior Paint Options, According to Happy DIYers | Bob Vila
The trickiest part of handling a paint job yourself is choosing the right product — there are tons of brands out there, but you want the one that will leave you with a professional-looking finish rather than messy streaks. To see which brands are worth the money and effort, the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute traded their lab coats for old t-shirts and spent two weeks testing. First, scope out some of this year's color trends, then find the paint you need to get the job done. Cavern Clay, Sherwin-Williams ' color of the year, is a cozy terracotta inspired by a modern-desert aesthetic.
Many DIY projects big and small require paint. If you are at a loss for whether to buy the cheapest paint you can find or shell out a few extra bucks for nicer paint, look no further. This article will explain when price makes a difference.
Picking a color is where many people start, but who wants a beautiful shade of mediocre paint? Color-matching systems have improved so that you can get within a percent or two of the color you crave, but keep in mind that sheen varies by brand and affects your perception of color. So choose the color you love then find the best paint for the job. All of our top picks are self-priming and low in volatile organic compounds or lack VOCs, some of the noxious chemicals that can make paint smell, cause headaches and dizziness, and are linked to smog and respiratory problems. This top-rated paint from Home Depot was superb at hiding old paint and impressive at resisting stains, but not as smooth as some.