Cleaning paintbrushes is a
messy job, but someone's got to do it. First wipe off as
much excess as you can. If you're using latex paint, work
the bristles in warm soapy water. For oil-based paint,
first clean brushes in a glass or metal container in an
inch of solvent, then use warm soapy water. Smooth clean
bristles with an old comb.
More Paint Tips
To clean paint rollers, fill
an empty one-quart milk carton with solvent, put the
roller inside and crimp the ends shut. Give the carton a
few shakes, then let sit for a couple of hours.
Simmer hardened paint brushes in full-strength vinegar.
Remove the softened paint with a wire comb or brush.
To remove oil or enamel paint from your hands, rub on
paste floor wax and then wash with plenty of soap and warm
water. There is no odor and it’s easier on the skin than
In time, a partly used can of paint will develop a skin on
top. To prevent this, cut waxed paper the size of the can
and drop it in.
To save partial cans of leftover paint, fill the airspace
with a lightly inflated balloon before pressing on the
To give bathroom fixtures a
new look, paint with an epoxy paint, sold especially for
House Painting Tips & Ideas
House Painting Tips
You probably want a
classy home interior painting without spending too much money
and exerting too much work. If that’s the case you can simply
refer to the following tips for interior house painting...
Aside from the feel
and general appearance that you would want to create in your
home office, the choice of paint colors likewise put on a great
effect on your productivity rate when it comes to your working
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Home painting design is an endeavor that is usually
thought about by homeowners. When this is the case, you
need to keep in mind that you have to deal with a design
that truly fits your own taste or else your expenses would
be for nothing at all...
Home Painting Techniques
Painting is one skill
which could only be mastered if you truly understand how the
medium, that is the paint, could be utilized. You have to learn
how to control the paint itself and then master its usage...