Need advice on cleaning your paint brushes? After any DIY project you undertake, correctly cleaning and storing your paint brushes may be the last thing you want to do. However if you want to ensure your paint brushes have a long life, the cleaning process is essential. We have created this step by step guide to help you correctly clean and store your paint brushes.
In the middle of a painting project and want to keep your brushes fresh overnight?
In this case, there’s no need to give them a thorough clean.
Once you’ve finished painting
It’s now time to give your brushes and rollers a proper clean.
First, scrape off as much paint as you can.
You shouldn’t pour solvents down the sink, so after you’ve finished cleaning your brushes, pop a lid on your jar or container and leave for 24 hours.
Once the paint has sunk to the bottom;
Try to use as small a jar or container as possible to keep the solvent use to a minimum – the planet will thank you!
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