If you want your walls to reflect radiance and smoothness, then you have to put the effort into honing your painting skills. Besides this, tools that you use also share a lot credit for your work. Often overlooked, using the right set of painting equipment make your job easy and gives a professional finishing to your walls. Plus, you earn a lot of praise for your hard work!
A lot many painting equipment hit the market every year- some offer real benefits, some are just a waste of money. To buy the right equipment, you will have to first gain knowledge of them and the correct usage of them.
Before you proceed, make sure you have a wall cleaner at your place; if not, keep that tool first in your ‘to buy’ list. The process of cleaning your walls before painting is unskippable, you have to have a clean wall before you commence. In case if you skip this process, the paint won’t adhere to the wall that well, and might as well cause the paint to bubble.
- Brushes & Rollers
Now you just cannot go ahead without these! For a good painting work, you can choose a two-and-a-half inch angled brush. When selecting a roller, go for a standard 9-inch roller with a synthetic core and 3/8 inch nap. Don’t compromise on quality; settle for a brand that you trust.
Read more about how to select brushes and rollers here.
- A convenient paint holding jar
If you want to concentrate on your painting, then you cannot keep worrying about the paint bucket you are holding up. Paint Pot Pro’s feature lets you fasten its paint bucket on your belt. The Belt / Clip loop also allows the bucket to loop over the ladder. This feature lets you safely move up and down the ladder by simply clicking over it.
- Roller Tray
A roller brush helps in painting a huge area quickly and evenly. And for that, you need the paint to be smeared over it uniformly. A roller tray is therefore mandatory; you cannot choose to dip the roller into the paint bucket.
A scrapper is a must-have! Old paint on the wall is usually cracked, blistered, or loose. If you do not scrape them before painting, you will end up getting a bad paint job done. Similarly, if you have a wallpaper to peel, the scrapper can help in getting the job done, faster.
Read more about 5 tips to choose the best paint scraper.
- Paintbrush Cleaner
Now that you are done with the painting, you cannot simply let go of the expensive brushes and choose to relax. You have to clean them and dry them- so as to keep them in good condition for the long run. Paint pot pro’s dual-purpose cleaning aid makes cleaning easier. The mechanism ensures to remove paint from your brush and clean with less effort.
Related read – Paintbrush Cleaner: Use it like a “PRO”
So, if you want a pat on your back for your good painting skills, then you will have to invest in proper painting equipment. Choose your tools wisely as they can help redefine your home in the most beautiful way.
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