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When left lingering on prepped surfaces, even almost imperceptible traces of dirt and other particles can result in a bumpy or poorly adhering finish after painting. Ensure a smooth, long-lasting finish by keeping the 18-inch Tack Cloth in your tool belt. When wiped over metal, wood, or plaster before painting or refinishing, the chemically treated cheesecloth traps dirt, sawdust, and sanding debris, helping you achieve a professional-quality job. Available from HYDE; $2.36.
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