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What sheen do I need?
8 Oz. Sample
1 Gallon
1 Quart
5 Gallon
The following product(s) is required to properly prep and pre-treat wood prior to any stain project.
Required product
The following product(s) is required to properly prep and pre-treat wood prior to any stain project. Only available in store at Home Depot.
Required 3rd party product
The 9 in. x 1/4 in. Polyester Adhesive Roller Cover has a hard texture, making it ideal for applying all types of adhesives to smooth surfaces. It can be used for stippling and applying sand paints.
The following product(s) is recommended when stripping is needed.
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How to Paint Trim

Our step by step instructions will highlight the best way for you to paint the trim in your prepped room. 

For Best Results:

Remember to take your time and go slow when painting smaller, more detailed areas.

  1. Aerial shot of tools needed to paint trim

    Step 1

    Grab your tools.

  2. Painter's tape applied to the area where the trim and wall meet

    Step 2

    Make sure that the area where the wall and the trim meet has been taped off. Be sure to check out How to Apply and Remove Painter's Tape if you need more details.

  3. Paint brush dipped into a can of BEHR Paint

    Step 3

    Dip your brush into the paint and tap both sides of the brush on the inside of the can gently to remove the excess paint.   

  4. Person painting trim with a paint brush

    Step 4

    Slowly apply paint using long continuous brush strokes and move along the length of the trim.

  5. Removing painter's tape from wall next to trim

    Step 5

    While the paint is still wet, peel off the tape.

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Suggested Tools & Supplies
  • BEHR® Paint 

  • Paint Brush (2"-2½") 

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