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.

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