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To paint a tight spot, remove the pad from a paint edging tool, hot-glue the pad to a stir stick, and you've got a painting tool that will fit behind toilet tanks and radiators.
Yep, this could have helped me when we were painting this past summer! This site has other great painting advice as well!
Mess-Free Painting Tips. Cleaning up after a painting project seems to take forever. Check out these tips to minimize the mess and cut your clean up time in half!
Mess-Free Painting Tips Follow these tips to make your painting project easier and cut your clean up time in half.
Soften adhesive with heat If masking tape tears as you remove it or pulls off flakes of finish, heat it with a hair dryer. Heat softens the...
Use an old cardboard box to make a 'spray booth' to prevent paint overspray when painting inside with spray paint
Coat hanger catches excess paint Cut the bottom section from a stiff wire coat hanger and bend it so each end straddles the rim to fit inside a paint can. Let the wire overlap the sides and tape it to the can to keep it steady when you rub off the excess paint. When the job's finished, remove the wire and wipe it clean to be ready for next time.
Paint all four sides of spindles at once. Finishing spindles is a pain because you have to finish three sides, let them dry and then turn them over and do the unfinished side. But not if you drive long drywall screws into the spindle ends and then rest the screws on two boards or sawhorses. An added bonus is that you can keep your fingers out of the wet finish by holding onto the screws as you paint and turn.