Joanna Gaines, Texas native and half of Fixer Upper's dynamic house-flipping duo, knows paint. And, here at Southern Living, we know that a fresh coat of paint in your home adds incredible value, life, and color to your walls. Applying paint may be a basic step in the painting process, but an even coating makes all the difference when you're covering a whole room. Joanna teamed up with KILZ to share insider tricks that will take your home renovations to the next level. Follow along for her simple tips on the best way to apply paint with a roller to your walls.
[BACKGROUND MUSIC] So most of the paint is going to come off in the beginning which is why it's important to first create an M when you first put the roller to the wall. What this does is it distributes the paint evenly, you then fill in the spots, smooth it out. It will give you the professional results you are looking for. [MUSIC]