09:39AM | 09/09/03
Member Since: 09/08/03
1 lifetime posts
I need to touch up yearly. Southwestern exposure is tough on wood windows, door frames and trim. But paint does not last in a can; it turns to "cottage cheese", and the can rusts, with flakes falling in. Are there storage tricks? Vaseline the can rim, perhaps? I haven't tried but will storing upsidedown. Any other tricks or tips out there? Do y'all open the can with a screw driver, or is there a gentler way? Thank you for sharing.


06:00PM | 09/10/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
When you store the paint it only has a certain amount of pot life.Depending on quality of paint.
If your paint is chunky when you go to use it,bring it someplace that has a shaker,this will help,also use a paint strainer when you want to use it will strain out the chunk and flakes and give you good paint when you use it.


04:04PM | 09/12/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
True...........also - store your paint somewhere you would be comfortable - it will be too - and last a long time.........

Mr. Paint


09:30AM | 09/13/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
Well....then I will move it to the sofa in front of the TV and bring it some beverages.


01:38PM | 09/13/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
That is just the idea!!

LOL :>)

Mr. Paint



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