Selling Your House? Get Out the Paint Roller


If you're trying to sell your house, the first thing a Realtor will tell you is to break out the paint roller. A fresh coat of paint is the quickest and least expensive way to lighten, brighten and perk up a home's interior. It's also a job you can tackle yourself--if you do it right. In today's "DIY Diagnosis," our friend Brie Dyas at DIYLife tells you how to paint a room for great results.

The arrival of a new season always triggers a need to change up the wall colors in my home. And when I want a change, I want one now. But when it comes to painting a room, it's easy to get swept up in getting the job done instead of getting the job done right. Here's a handy list of common problems that can come up, why they did and how you can stop 'em.