Best Furniture Paint: Which Brands to Buy in 2022

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If you want to quickly update your old, tired wooden furniture, a coat or two of the best furniture paint is an affordable and eco-friendly way to make it happen.

 It's easy to apply, commonly self-priming and gives good protection as well as making your chairs, cupboards, dressers and sideboards look the part. But furniture paint is also something of an all-rounder, so if you have any left over it typically works on metal, plastic and even brick and stone, so it can even work for painting a wall

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Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.