To Rent or Buy a Paint Sprayer? Here’s How To Decide

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To buy, or to rent. That is the question. If you have a do it yourself paint project on your hands, and you have wisely identified the need for a paint sprayer, the question then becomes whether it will be best to buy or rent one. There are pros and cons to each option that […]

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5 Different Types of Paint Sprayers: Which is Right for You?

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The paint sprayers below have been evaluated based on their ability to perform day-to-day painting tasks. Our objective was to compile a list that profiles each of the mainstream types of sprayers, to ensure that professionals and amateurs alike are able to get something that will perform as well as possible. Below, we look at […]

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16 Different Types of Ladders & Their Uses – Which is Right for You?

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Ladders themselves aren’t a tool, really. You can’t use them to connect two pieces of wood. You can’t use them to shape metal. You can’t even use them to paint the side of your house. A lot of these jobs, however, would be impossible without a ladder. There are lots of different kinds of ladders, […]

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Parts of a Ladder – Explained with a Diagram

parts of the ladder

The ladder is a ubiquitous tool that just about everyone can find a use for. Whether you are a roofer, or just someone that needs to figure out a way to get the Christmas tree back up in the attic, you will need a ladder. But for as common as these products are, they are […]

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Paint Sprayers vs Paint Brushes: Which to Choose?

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When taking on a home paint job, choosing your equipment is the DIY’ers first step. You have two choices: the paint sprayer, or the paintbrush. Choosing can be a real challenge. The difference in price and performance is immense, and the truth is, different people will benefit from different approaches. Today we will take a […]

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Graco Magnum X5 vs X7: Which is Best for Your Needs?

Graco Magnum x5 painting wall

At a glance, there are very few discernible differences between the Graco Magnum X5 and the X7. Both tools feature the same range of pressure settings, and they are cleaned the same way. They even have the same built-in flaw: both spray systems require more cleaning than average because they are prone to clogs. Indeed, […]

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Fuji Mini-Mite 3 vs 4: Which is Best?

Fuji 2804-T75G Mini-Mite 4 PLATINUM

Today we’re taking a look at two near-commercial grade finisher spray systems. Fuji is known for making industrial quality equipment at prices that, while certainly not low, are more affordable than many products of similar quality. Both the Fuji Mini-Mite 3 and the 4 hold true to this standard. They’re extremely versatile, able to work […]

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HVLP Paint Sprayers vs Airless: Which to Choose?

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When looking for a paint spray system, most shoppers are going to find it immediately apparent that there are a lot of factors that go into the decision. Forget for a moment that there are loads of options out there. There are also just different system types that you are also going to have to […]

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DeVilbiss StartingLine vs FinishLine: Which One’s Best?

DeVilbiss StartingLine 802342

This review puts two DeVilbiss paint spray guns against each other; the StartingLine 802342 versus the FinishLine 4 FLG-670. This is a closer competition than you might think, given that both come from the same manufacturer and address many of the same requirements. They’re not even that far apart in terms of price. The StartingLine […]

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Wagner Flexio 890 vs 590: Which one is Best?

Wagner FLEXiO 890 on hand

Today, we are taking a look at the Wagner Flexio 890 and the 590. Both tools can be used indoors or outdoors, for large projects, or for more refined finishes as well. Both also feature the iSpray nozzle, a component common to all tools in the Flexio line. This feature allows users to adjust spray […]

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