Paintbrush Holder To minimize the mess of dripping paint, keep the brush somewhere contained. Attach a strong magnet to the inside of a clean metal paint pail. Keep your paintbrush in place with the magnet, brush side down, when not in use.
Another reason to love Murphy's Oil Soap. Soaking paint brushes in Murphy Oil Soap for 24 to 48 hours dissolves all the paint and makes it like new.great tip from Martha Lever - I have paint brushes that definitely need this.
Ways to Clean Dried Paint From a Paint Brush: It is best to clean your brushes before the paint dries, of course, but if your brushes have dried paint on them, you can still salvage them and put them to good use again.
Re-do honey oak (wooden or laminate) cabinets or furniture with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain on with men's white sock. must remember this.I hate honey oak furniture.
Don't let bristles touch the jar bottom when soaking oil brushes in cleaning solvent. Clip a medium or large binder clip around the handle of a brush and spread the arms to span a cleaning container so the brush bristles don't touch the bottom.
How to easily paint around a toilet. A tip from House of Hepworths. Here’s an easy quick tip that saves loads of time and your sanity. Remove the toilet lid, take a kitchen garbage bag and put it over the entire tank, then tape it in place.