Hints & Tips

On this page you will find one or two professional hints and tips that may come in useful if you want to attempt a painting and decorating project on your own. There are no real short cuts, but if you follow this advice and practise your technique, you will save yourself time and money in the long run.

To cut in at a corner, paint out from the corner for five or six strokes, then smooth over them with a single, long, smooth stroke.
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To load a roller, fill the well of the pan about half full and set the roller into the well. Then lift the roller and roll it down the slope of the pan two or three times to work paint into the roller.
2006 Publications International, Ltd.


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