Building & Renovating

5 Painting Mistakes to Avoid

Are you guilty of one of the following common painting offenses? Avoid them with these tips.


Painting your room with a new color can be a great way to brighten up your space at a low cost. Make your DIY paint job look polished and professional by avoiding these five painting mistakes.

Photos used in this feature by Jun Pinzon.

Read the original article ("Top 5 Painting Blunders") in the February 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App ( now! Log on to for more details.


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