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How to Use a Paint Sprayer with an Air Compressor

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Using a paint sprayer with an air compressor is often a fairly basic component of most do it yourself paint jobs. However, just because something is basic doesn’t mean that understanding it is self-apparent. Learning how to use a paint sprayer with an air compressor is easy, but it can help to have someone willing […]

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How to Clean a Paint Sprayer After Use

how to clean a paint sprayer after use

If you aren’t cleaning your paint sprayer after use, you are setting yourself up for a true disaster. Paint sprayers are excellent pieces of equipment, but they do have an Achilles heel.  Clogs. Not only do clogs kill your productivity but they also just aren’t good for the tool. While you will bump into them […]

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Safety Precautions You Should Take When Paint Spraying

safety precautions you should take when paint spraying

You will be glad to hear that paint spraying really is not dangerous work. However, there are hazards, and if you allow the presumed safety of this task to lure you into a false sense of security, you may run into problems. Today we aim to help you protect yourself against the hazards of painting. […]

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Paint Spraying Uses More Paint than Brushing: True or False?

paint spraying uses more paint than brushing

You have probably heard before that sprayers use more paint than brushes. You probably also just accepted this as truth. Why wouldn’t you? But is it true? While paint sprayers do use paint much faster than brushes, that is not necessarily to say that they use more of it. Today we will explore the question […]

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Spray Painting in Cold Weather: 5 Steps to Overcome the Challenges

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Painting in cold weather is no one’s favorite thing. An unfavorable climate just makes painting harder. There is no way around it. Air and moisture factors have a huge impact on spray painting, and the bottom line is that these factors are not working in your favor when it comes to painting in the cold. […]

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