Paint Sprayers vs Rollers: Which to Choose?

paint sprayers vs rollers

Painting your home has traditionally been a task that is destined to take all day (if not many days) to complete. In the past, paint brushes, and, more importantly, paint rollers, have been the do-it-yourselfers’ only option for reinvigorating a room with fresh color. However, paint sprayers have been around for some time now, and […]

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Fuji Semi Pro 2 vs Earlex HV5500: Which is Best?

painting chair

Earlex makes high-quality HVLP paint sprayer systems. Fuji also makes high-quality HVLP paint sprayer systems. Both companies have well-established reputations for quality, and both companies do well to live up to those reputations with each new product that they release. It makes choosing between them kind of hard, doesn’t it? We certainly thought so. That […]

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Wagner Flexio 590 vs 570: Which is Best for You?

Wagner Flexio 590 outdoor

At a glance, the Wagner Flexio 590 and the 570 both look very similar. They do have quite a bit in common. As two tools from the same line, there are many components we see in both. The 570 and the 590 each feature the iSpray nozzle that is easily adjusted to suit the pattern […]

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Graco 395 vs Titan 440: Which One’s Best for You?

Titan 440

We are comparing a pair of top-tier airless sprayers in this review, the Graco Ultra 395 and Titan’s Impact 440. Both are manufactured and marketed by two of the leading companies making airless sprayers and both hail from the State of Minnesota. Nothing like a little in-state rivalry to keep things interesting. Both sprayers are […]

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Graco 390 vs 395 – Which One’s the Best Choice?

holding Graco 390

Minnesota-based Graco produces a wide range of high-quality fluid-handling equipment. A key line in their product offering is airless sprayers for the professional painting contractor market segment. These are definitely pro-grade pieces of equipment and are not recommended for the typical homeowner/DIY enthusiast, unless they have experience with airless sprayers. Why? Because to produce the […]

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Graco SG2 vs SG3: Which One is Best?

Graco SG3

Graco makes some of the best personal use paint sprayer systems on the market. If you are looking for something that will be able to reliably address the needs of a large-scale painting job, you would be wise to give their product line a close look. While it can sometimes be easy choosing a Graco […]

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How to Paint Spray Like a Pro in 4 Steps

man using paint sprayer

Congratulations on your new paint sprayer! If you have ever painted without a sprayer, then you will quickly see how much quicker and more efficient this method is compared to the traditional brush and roller method. And, if this is your first venture into the world of painting, you deserve a further congratulations, because you […]

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The History of Spray Painting: When & Where Was it Invented?

the history of spray painting

If you are a painter, or just a do it yourselfer, you probably use spray paint all of the time. However, you may not have ever stopped to wonder where exactly it came from. Knowing all about spray paints humble origins won’t improve your technique, but it will make for an interesting anecdote at the […]

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Painter’s Putty vs Spackle: Which is Best for Your Needs?

painters putty vs spackle

To use paint’s putty or spackle (or both). That is the question. Sometimes it is the smallest questions that are the hardest, isn’t it? If you are starting on a do it yourself paint job, you have probably encountered the need to choose between spackle and putty. If you are finding it hard to determine […]

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How to Paint Spray Your Car like a Pro


No one is thrilled when their car needs a new paint job. After all, repainting a car is expensive, challenging, and time consuming, right? Well, partially right. Repainting your car probably will be a little bit time consuming. But with patience comes good things. As to the other two points, no. Repainting your car does […]

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