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Learn All About Painting Tools

High-quality application tools are essential for an even paint finish. The tools you choose will depend on the size and type of job you are planning. Learn about the different types of paintbrushes, rollers, sprayers and more.

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Pure Bristle Brushes

Ease of application and a successful finish are hugely affected by the quality of a brush. Remember, whether you choose natural or synthetic bristle brushes, a good brush is not cheap, and it should have long bristles of equal length. It is normal for a brush to shed a few bristles when it is first used, however, this should not continue through the life of a brush. Good-quality pure bristle brushes are expensive but will last for years if they are cleaned well and stored properly after each use.

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