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paint can trick-- rubber band

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For future painting projects. Rubber band around the can over the opening. Then you can dip in the brush and wipe excess paint off onto rubber band, rather than the edge of the can.

Mettre un élastique autour d'un pot de peinture pour essuyer les pinceaux et les rebords resteront propres !

Painting Tip*** Place a rubber band around the open can so you can wipe the excess paint off the brush and not the side of the can every time you dip. This keeps the can& lip clean & no build up of paint to have to clean up.

Stand In, Household, Clean House, Lifehacks, Housekeeping, Om, Cleaning, Buxus, Great Ideas

Before you start painting a room, read our nine helpful tips for keeping your project clean and organized. Great tips!!!

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Paint-Can Tip Banish messy spills and drips when using craft paint. Slide a rubber band over the open can, then gently wipe the bottom of the brush against the band each time you dip.

A frozen, saturated sponge in a bag makes an icepack that won't drip all over when it melts.

A frozen, saturated sponge in a bag makes an icepack that won't drip all over when it melts.

Sponge Ice Pack-frozen, saturated sponge in a bag makes an icepack that won't drip all over when it melts - great idea!

Use a paper cup to catch debris when drilling into the ceiling. What a great idea!

Use a paper cup to catch debris when drilling into the ceiling. Not the brightest idea. how are you supposed to drill how far you want if a cup ins in the way?

Has your brush dried up after painting? Soak it in vinegar and it will be like new!

Seriously? redneck storage

Even though possessing a shopping cart without a receipt of sale is illegal, redneck logic tells them to use it to build shelves for the garage. Don't worry, the wheels did not go to waste!

All you need is a single rubber band. Criss-cross the rubber band around the hammer head so it looks like the picture above. Now, when you go to remove a nail with the claw, the metal head won't scuff up your wall.

Wrap a Hammer with a Rubber Band to Keep It from Destroying Your Walls

The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from. + other hammer hints

Use soda tabs as picture hooks..

Tried & Tested: Hanging Art with Soda Pop Tabs

Where have you been all my life? Pop top as picture hanger. Ive done this for years, started it in college when I didnt have hangers too lazy to get some. Why do that when you have all those leftover beer cans.and an idea.

pIt 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. To remove latex paint that has recently dried, use hot water and dish soap by first /p

Ways to Clean Dried Paint From a Paint Brush

Ways to Clean Dried Paint From a Paint Brush (including heat vinegar, soak brushes. Remove from vinegar, allow brushes to cool. Use a comb or wire brush to loosen paint from brush, rinse with water, let dry.

2 Recettes faciles de peinture à la craie!

2 Recettes faciles de peinture à la craie!

Spot-Prime to Avoid Blotches - Brush a stain-sealing primer (B-I-N is one brand of shellac-based primer) over the areas that you've patched or filled, and over areas where you've sanded down to bare wood. If you have a lot of patches and bare spots, it'll be faster and easier to just prime the entire surface. Also seal discolored areas or marks left by crayons, pens or markers to prevent them from bleeding through the finish coat of paint.

Trim Painting Tips For Smooth and Perfect Results

Trim Painting Tips: How to repaint chipped, flaking or dirty moldings so they look like new; the secrets of a professional-looking job.

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