Why You Should Run a Paintbrush Under Water Before Painting

Make cleaning brushes easier by cleaning them before you start

Cleaning brushes is down there on my list of chores, like cleaning the outdoor grill. I’ve since discovered a trick that makes the job a lot more palatable. I learned that if I run the brush under water before I start painting, the cleanup is a snap. Of course, this works only for latex paints, primers and finishes. — Henry H. Griswold

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