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Gazer
29-07-2006, 12:22 AM
How to keep your paint roller tray perfectly clean while painting.
Before you load your paint roller tray, wrap a plastic bag all around and over it, so that when you're finished painting or even changing colour, all you have to do is throw away the bag, and your tray is spotless! :trustme:

mohamm
29-07-2006, 12:49 AM
good tip

ill bear in mind when i do the fences on sunday!

Marbles
29-07-2006, 12:51 AM
That's a decent wee tip m8...
Also, cover the walls in clingfilm...if the paint job is crap or you dont like the colour just peel off and start again :) :)

mohamm
29-07-2006, 12:53 AM
thanks mate

4 joke of the day!!

belfastblues
29-07-2006, 12:59 AM
i keep mine clean by getting someone else to paint!!

mohamm
29-07-2006, 01:01 AM
u had to kill it off didnt you?

o well ... it was fun while it lasted!

belfastblues
29-07-2006, 01:42 AM
a plastic bag is cheaper though

Hitman
29-07-2006, 01:49 AM
Sounds like a wicked tip.....im a bit lazy when it comes to cleaning paint trays.

I use them untill the layers of paint make it become unusable, then i buy a new one.

Gonna save me some dosh...nice 1 :wink:

bloke
31-07-2006, 06:47 PM
you can also buy cheap inserts that sit inside the paint tray and just remove afterwards. They're easier to clean than the tray itself and are cheap enough to throw away if you can't be bothered. Not as cheap as a plastic bag maybe but I'd imagine a lot easier to work with

blueeyes
31-07-2006, 07:33 PM
I Like It M8

notanotherone
06-08-2006, 02:43 PM
Gazer that must be one of your best ideas ill get the wife to try it out next time she decorates lol

ikon
29-08-2006, 10:33 AM
Never. And I mean never ask your wife to get you a beer when she is painting the kitchen.