Remove painter's tape using moderate speed and pulling the tape back over itself.
Clean your tools to extend their life. For latex- or water-based paints, always clean with soap and water. For oil-based paints, use mineral spirits.
Use a paint comb to clean the bristles of your brush. After cleaning, shake the extra water from your brush and squeeze the excess water from your roller.
Hang your brush by the handle to allow the water to drain down and out of the metal band.
Once the paint has fully dried, remove all protective coverings from the project area and re-attach items such as address numbers and light fixtures.
When storing leftover paint, clean the outside edge and interior rim of the paint can.
Other Things To Know
More Exterior How-tos
- How to Repair a Gap
- How to Repair a Crack on a Wood Surface
- How to Remove Efflorescence
- How to Repair a Hole on a Wood Surface
- How to Repair a Crack on a Stucco Surface
- How to Repair a Hole on a Stucco Surface
- How to Repair Flaking Paint
- How to Remove Exterior Mildew Stains
- How to Repair a Hole on a Concrete Surface