Friday, November 2, 2012

LHD Paint Tip #1

Through my years of painting and repainting, I have found a few tips along the way that have made my painting experiences easier and I thought I'd share a few with you.  Most are very basic but I'm surprised at the number of people who have never heard of them. So, here is my first....

Nothing is more frustrating than having paint drip everywhere when you are pouring it.  The best way to avoid those messy spills is to prevent them before you even begin to pour.

LHD Tip #1

Remove the lid, with your trusty hammer and always handy Phillips head screwdriver, light tap 3 or more holes into the rim of the paint can top as shown below. more paint spills or dripping!

Let me know what you think....




  1. I'm going to have to try this!! Thanks :)

    1. Thank you, Helen for following. Let me know how it works for you and come back to see more painting tips over the next few weeks.