Free PDFs and Helpful Links

 PDF Resources

Exterior Painting Equipment List (View/Download PDF)

Exterior Painting 10-Step Series (View/Download PDF)

Interior Painting 5-Step Series (View/Download PDF)

Paint Estimator Worksheet  (View/Download PDF)

How to Remove a Spray-on “Popcorn” ceiling  (View/Download PDF)

  Helpful Painting Links

Paint Companies

Most of these manufacturers’ websites have tips on choosing color combinations that will work well for your house.

Benjamin Moore



Pittsburgh Paints

Columbia Paint and Coatings

Kelly-Moore Paints

Devoe Paint (Fuller O’Brien)

Dutch Boy


Olympic Paints and Stains

Pratt and Lambert Paints

Valspar Paint

Equipment and Supplies

Most paint supplies can be purchased at your local paint store, but these home improvement stores are another option.

Home Depot


Ace Hardware

Painting Contractors

If you happen to live in Helena, Montana, consider hiring the pros at Grovom Painting to do your job. They come highly recommended with many excellent references.

For Professional Painters and Contractors

If you’re a painter looking for work, or a contractor looking for painters, check out the Painter Job HUB. Registration is free and it will connect you with other professionals in the industry. More than 10,000 members and growing!