The BEST Painting Tips and Tricks
Paint buddy by Rubbermaid ~ empty remainder can of paint into the paint buddy and touch up when ever you need to
Valspar Homestead Resort Parlor Taupe - great neutral to put throughout the house. It has just enough gray, cream and white in it to go with just about anything.
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t just makes good sense to keep the leftover paint from a painting project. But, what doesn't make sense is that when we go to use it again, it is usually all dried up or rusted up because it wasn't sealed properly, or, because we failed to label a paint can with the name of which room it goes, (unless its quite obvious) we spend time looking for the right color(s), or worse, we have lost the can, entirely.
Store leftover paint
tips for painting over laminate furniture, for those cheap yard sale finds
Soak paint brushes in hot vinegar for 30 minutes = good as new
To paint over ANY surface, without sanding, use a product called 'ESP Easy Surface Prep', available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Works well over enamel paint , without having to sand. SAVES HOURS of work. It was recommended by a professional painter.