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Preserving A Small Paint Roller – A How To

One great trick to preserving a small Microfiber Paint Roller overnight or through the weekend is to create a small holder out of water bottles. It always pays to be inventive on out-of-town job sites like this one. Pierre Finkelstein of Grand Illusion Decorative Painting, Inc. shows you how this small craft can save on time and supplies.

HOW TO CREATE THIS FINISH

Use our step-by-step instruction below

MATERIALS NEEDED:

Here is a list of the tools & supplies you will need to achieve this technique.  Supplies available at fauxbrushes.com are linked below and listed at the bottom of the page.

1

GATHER THE WATER BOTTLES

STEP 1 – GATHER THE WATER BOTTLES:  For this project, 2 empty plastic water bottles will be needed.

2

CUT OFF THE TOPS

STEP 2 – CUT OFF THE TOPS: Using a blade, cut the tops of the water bottles just where the curved portion meets the straight portion.

3

INSERT THE WET ROLLER

STEP 3 – INSERT THE WET ROLLER: Keep the roller nice and wet with paint or added water.

4

JOIN THE WATER BOTTLES

STEP 4 – JOIN THE WATER BOTTLES: Overlap the two water bottles.

5

SEAL WITH TAPE

STEP 5 – SEAL WITH TAPE: Use masking tape to seal.

COMPLETED FINISH

The next morning will go more smoothly with this trick.

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