Painter Tools

Julie Sanchez Staff asked 4 years ago

What three things should a painter always have with him?

4 Answers
Anonymous Staff answered 8 years ago

When painting your house, make sure you have a damp rag with you so you can immediately clean up any drips or mistakes. If the paint you are using is in a traditional metal can, you'll need a flat-head screwdriver or other tool to pry off the lid, and a hammer or mallet to close the lid tightly. If you have these tools ready when you begin your painting job, you won't have to interrupt your work to go fetch them later.

Anonymous Staff answered 8 years ago

I would say a roller, a paintbrush to get the corners that rollers can't, and a pan to pour the paint into so you can roll your roller onto it. You can live without newspapers, tape or screwdrivers to open the lids, because those items are easily replaceable with other items. But there's no way you can paint without rollers, brushes or pans.

crowderpainting Staff answered 8 years ago

1) A clean rag.
2) A 5-way or stiff putty knife.
3) Duster brush.

More is needed depending on you are doing but these three are needed in or out and doing almost everything.

MagicDave Staff answered 8 years ago

Carl's answer is the correct answer… but I would add a piece of coarse sand paper… and just use the dry rag for dusting til you get a duster brush…

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