Painting Tips: Reduce Drips with a Paint Can Lid and Pour Spout

Article Posted By: Caroline Inge

of The Home Depot

Painting Tips | Use a paint can lid with a pour spout

One of the quickest ways to track paint through your house is to place a drippy paint can on the ground. You will step in it, and track it all over your hardwood floors, area rugs, or carpeting. That’s just how it goes, isn’t it? The paint can lid seen above runs about $3, and that’s a pretty good insurance policy if you ask us. So here’s your tip:

Use a paint can lid with a pour spout to keep your paint cans clean and drips off of your floor.

We used the Shur-line Paint Can Lid in the photo above. Be sure to browse all of our painting tools here.

Get more painting tips from our Painting Quick Tip series here on the Apron blog, and shop The Home Depot for all your paint and painting supplies.

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