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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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Drop Cloth

It is ideal to remove all the furniture and floor coverings from a room before decorating. However, this is often impractical, so drop cloths and tape are used to prevent splashes and spillages that damage surfaces. Fabric drop cloth sheets can be washed and reused, but large spills soak through. Plastic sheets are an alternative, but are easily damaged and slippery underfoot on floors.

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