Painting Care & Maintenance Tips


Washing Your Brush and Roller

Looking after your quality brush and roller can make all the difference to your job so it’s important that you take the time to properly prepare and care for your tools.

Before painting

Before painting

Before painting, prep your roller by washing it out making it easier to load paint. With your brush soak it in an inch of water for 10 mins. Ensure you shake out excess moisture.

In between painting

In between painting

In between paint coats or short breaks, avoid washing your roller/brush, instead, wrap it with cling wrap to keep it fresh.

Keep paint

Keep paint

For paint trays, buckets and pots wrap with aluminium foil.

On completion of your paint project

Once you finish painting at the end of the day you have a few options.

Use cleaning tools

Use cleaning tools

Use roller cleaner or brush comb to remove any excess paint from your roller/brush.

Wash with water

Wash with water

Wash your roller/brush with Soapy Luke warm water.

Store in keepers

Store in keepers

Once dried, store your rollers/brushes in dry and out of weather place. You can store your brushes in the brush keeper while the rollers can be stored in a ziplock poly bag or roller canister.

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