13 Apr '11, 1pm
Fact of the Day: Approximately 64M gallons of paint each year are left over when jobs are done #reduce
Approximately 64 million gallons of paint each year are left over when jobs are done. Using a paint roller can help spread that paint a lot faster. There are even special textured paint rollers available, with sleeves designed to produce a variety of patterns. Make sure you don’t throw away that paint roller after the project is done. Get Started Clean the roller immediately after use. Scrape excess paint off with a putty knife or paint stirrer to aid in the process Not done but taking a break? Wrap the roller in plastic wrap or a damp rag if you stop painting for more than a few minutes, preventing build-up Moisten the roller with water or paint thinner before use. This can help prevent paint from drying on the roller Become a Pro Share painting supplies with friends and neighbors, less to buy and less to waste Volunteer to help a friend paint their space. You can bring y...