Create a Paint Station
I can't tell you how many times I've stepped on the lid of a paint can as I step back to appreciate my work! I've left my footprint on a rug and had toss a cool pair of shoes from stepping on paint can lids. To avoid this messy step, open and store your paint cans on a drop cloth in the corner of a room and refill your paint trays at that location. Don't forget to quickly cover your paint can between refills to keep the air out and your paint fresh.
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