Like this easy hack: coat paint brushes in fabric softener to keep bristles soft.
A DIY painting job doesn't have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin's egg blue.
Use these easy painting hacks, to make the process faster and less messy — and ensure a fresh, modern look for your home.
#1 Soak Brushes in Fabric Softener to Keep Brushes Soft
Every DIY painter has been privy to the horrors of a day-old brush with stiff bristles that makes round two nearly impossible. Try this painting hack instead:
To keep paint brushes soft:
- Rinse thoroughly (no soap).
- Mix half a cup of fabric softener with a gallon of warm water
- Swish brushes in the mixture for 10 seconds or so.
- Lay them flat or hang