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A Push Broom Handle Reaches New Heights
You can spend $10 to $70 on an adjustable extension pole for rolling paint in high places. But if adjustability isn’t important or you just want to save a few bucks, try a push broom handle. Most fit perfectly on a paint roller. — Dave Moran. Long handles are also great for yard tools. Check out these 23 yard tool hacks.
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Trim Off Ragged Roller Edges
Those ragged edges and tiny beads of dried paint on your paint roller may seem harmless, but they’ll leave ugly tracks in your paint job. Trim them off, leaving a slightly tapered edge, and your roller will be as good as new.
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Use Takeout Chopsticks to Stir Finishes
Save unused chopsticks that you get with your takeout because they make great stirrers for small cans of paint, stain, varnish, etc. You can also buy disposable chopsticks to have a stash ready to go in your workshop.