21 October 2013

Simple Tips for Cleaning Paint Brushes and Rollers

Cleaning Paint Brushes and Rollers

Knowing the proper way of cleaning paint brushes and paint rollers will help you save time and money on your next paint job.  Paint brushes and paint rollers that are not properly cleaned will harden quickly and can be rendered completely useless within a few days.  By taking the extra time to thoroughly clean your paint brushes and paint rollers, you’ll be able to dramatically reduce your brush and roller replacement costs.

Here’s how it’s done:

Cleaning Your Paint Brushes:

As noted in the video, the use of a paint brush comb is the best way to clean paint buildup out of the inside of the brush.  And remember to save the packaging your paint brush came in.  It’s the best way to store your brush after each use and it will help the brush keep it’s correct shape.

Cleaning Your Paint Rollers:

Here you can see that something as simple as using a 5-in-1 painters tool to scrape off the excess paint from your roller is a great way to save paint, and speed up the roller cleaning process.


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