Archives for September 2014

Preserving a small paint roller

Here’s a quick trick to preserving a small paint roller overnight or through the weekend.  It always pays to be inventive on out-of-town job sites like this one. This idea is similar to this great brush tube for long brushes.  First, you’ll need 2 empty water bottles with this shape . Cut off the tops. […]

Patch a crack over a strie

It can be a real challenge to patch a crack over a strie or other glazed surface.  Recently, we went back to a job we completed about 5 years ago and the wood paneling had cracked on many of the joins.  As many of you know, this is not uncommon.   Before I begin, I try […]