If you need to apply paint or stain directly from the can, make cleanup quick and easy by following this tip from Club member Don Carlson of Ventura, California. Apply masking tape in a hexagonal pattern around the can’s lip. The tape not only keeps fluids from building up in the can’s gutter but also provides a straightedge on which to wipe excess paint or stain as you pull out the brush.
Clean Painting Tip
Featured Article, Home & Family, Household DIY TipsBy American Profile on April 1, 2013