Before we really got into woodworking, we usually had to hire people to build whatever it is we needed. Most of our home projects involved simpler things, like paint. But man, what a difference something like paint can make! Having lived in 3 different houses, owning 3 different rental properties, and helping prepare my parents’ house for sale, we have learned that painting can add so much value. Here are some before-and-after painting jobs we have done in the past that, to us, added charm and character.