How to Care For Your Paint Brushes

 

Following these easy steps before, during and after using your paint brush will help you achieve impressive results and optimise brush performance, in addition to extending its useful lifespan: 

Before first use: PRE-WASH and COMB to remove debris / stray filaments from production.

For best results: PRE-WET with a suitable thinner† and remove excess for a slightly damp, primed state. Avoid using water-based and solvent-based coatings with the same brush.

Cleaning: † Wash with a suitable thinner. For water-based coatings, use water. For solvent-based coatings, use coating recommendation or white spirit. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and remove excess with a with a clean towel. Comb to shape and hang dry naturally. Never soak, use hot water, apply direct heat, or put chemicals in drains.

Storage: Once dry, place your brush in a protective cover* and store in a dry, dust-free place to keep it in top condition for your next project.

 

* We recommend: Coral Seal & Save Wrappers