You think you’re ready to tackle that paint job — but do you have a rubber band? You’ll need one. Here’s why. Stretch a heavy-duty rubber band across the top of the paint can, anchoring it at the handles. When you wipe a paint-loaded brush across it, excess paint will land in the can rather than in the lip. You’ll not only save paint, but resealing the lid will be much easier.
About Tom Kraeutler
Tom is the Host, Founder and Chief Home Improvement Evangelist of The Money Pit. He is a hands-on home improvement broadcast journalist and the kind of guy homeowners want to call at midnight -- when their basement floods!
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