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Painting Tools

Here are some of our favoirte painting tools and equipment with tips on making your tools last longer.

  1. How to Clean Paint Brushes

    Good paint brushes are worth the money, whether you're painting with latex, oil or shellac. Here's how the pros clean up their expensive paint brushes.

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    With these painting tips and easy-to-find tools you'll paint faster, neater and better. Even a novice painter can do a top-notch job with these helpful hints.

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    Experts list the best tools for painting—including brushes, rollers, paint removers, masking tools, cleaning tools, pouring spouts, poles, ladders and more.

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    A new generation of consumer-grade HVLP paint sprayers has arrived on the market. In this review learn how they work and what our editors thought of them.

  4. Best Paintbrush for Latex Paint

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    A professional painter with 30-years experience shows you his favorite paintbrush for cutting in smooth, even edges with latex paint—an angled brush with a special blend of high quality synthetic bristles.

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