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Mess-Free Painting Tips

Painting a room gives it an instant makeover but cleaning up during and after can feel like it takes forever. These easy tips will help you minimize the mess while you paint and cut your cleanup time in half.

Mess-proof painting

Pimple pads for paint cleanup

Paint all four sides of spindles at once

Paint pad for tight spots

Elevate—then paint

Release masking tape with heat

Coat hanger drip stopper

Tape with a knife

Self-stick paint shield

Cardboard spray booth

Fresh tape

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January 13, 8:58 PM [GMT -5]

Great tips. Thanks.

August 18, 7:43 AM [GMT -5]

These are practical and simple ideas. Thanks.


November 27, 4:26 PM [GMT -5]

Love this site!!!

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