Ryobi Paint Sprayer Reviews

protip by ryobi - handheld sprayer
Ryobi products are generally really good. But when you look at their handheld paint sprayer called the 18 Volt One+ Protip, there are other great options out there that can easily get the job done and have many loyal followers.

Besides, the One+ Protip has been discontinued in most stores. If a newer version of the sprayer comes to market, I will update this review. [Read more…]

Simpson Pressure Washer Review

simpson Removing dirt and grime, and even scaling off old paint can be a difficult task to do. Certain tools have been introduced to make the job easier. This is where the pressure washer comes in handy.

A pressure washer is a high pressure sprayer to do these types of jobs. With the large number of  pressure washer manufacturers today, it helps to know which one is best to buy. [Read more…]

Best Heat Guns – Paint Removal Tool Review

heat gun stripping paint from a doorDid you know you can use heat guns for removing all sorts of things including old paint?

Preparing a surface for paint is a process not worth overlooking. There are really two ways to best strip off paint. You have the heat gun which is not the same as a typical hair dryer (the temperature is much higher) or there are chemical solvents that dissolve paint. Each one has their pluses and minuses.

The biggest benefit to using a heat gun over chemicals is you don’t have to inhale the solvents and strong smells that an industrial strength paint stripper emanates. This is especially important if you have children living inside the house.

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Extension Poles and Wands

Extension Wands and Poles for Paint SprayersAn airless paint sprayer wand or extension can make your painting job for crown molding, ceilings, patio or stairwells a lot easier.

When you attach one of these to your paint spraying system, it extends the reach of your paint apparatus, thus allowing you to stay in one place without having to go up and down a stair system or ladder to get those hard to reach areas.

Think about the last time you had to paint the eaves, trip or ceiling in a house. These difficult areas become easily accessible with an extension wand, cutting down time and effort needed to complete the job.  [Read more…]

Best Safety Glasses You Can Use for Painting

Painting is a simple enough task that anyone can do. But just like any other task that involves tools and chemicals, extra protection is needed.

Some people think that all they have to do before painting is put some old newspapers down to shield the floor from rogue drops or wear old shirts and jeans just in case you spill paint on yourself.

Goggles can give you extra eye protection because you never know what can happen when you’re painting. [Read more…]

Buying Guide: Painter Clothes – What Kind Should You Get?

painter clothes overallsNow that you have found some excellent options for airless paint sprayers, you might be wondering “what kind of painter clothes work well” to compliment this new piece of equipment? It’s true that getting an old pair of jeans and a t-shirt from the closet can be sufficient enough for a single paint job, but there is clothing specifically designed to make life easier for you throughout a project that lasts and is comfortable to wear throughout the work day. [Read more…]

Top Rated Airless Paint Sprayer Respirators

A paint respirator is a simple yet essential part of the painting process. While you are working among paint particles it is important that you have something comfortable to wear that provides a good amount of protection. Make sure that you look at respirators that have replaceable cartridges which help keep your long term costs down. The great part about most of the respirators covered here is that they can be used for all sorts of projects around the house and yard. [Read more…]