Remove Paint, Cleaning and Safety

If you need to remove or clean up paint, then you’ve come to the right place.

Got paint where you don’t want it? We love paint but we must admit, sometimes, paint is not welcome. Examples of this are paint on your shoes, paint on jeans, paint on your beautiful hardwood floor, or god forbid, paint on the carpet. We explain how to remove paint from clothes, floors and wherever else it doesn’t belong.

Finished painting and time to clean up? Or maybe need to clean before painting? We explain how to properly clean and prepare your walls and surfaces before painting to make sure the paint adheres properly, including recommended product reviews. We also explain how to clean your paint sprayer and air compressor post-painting, including how to remove dried up paint from your tools.

We explain proper paint disposal methods so you can responsibility get rid of those decades-old paint cans stacked up in your shed. Lastly, we discuss general paint safety, such as how to get rid of paint fumes and deal with upper back pain from a weekend of house painting mania.

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How to Get Rid of the Paint Smell & Fumes after House Painting

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You finally finished house painting, but you're now left with a headful of nasty fumes. Find out how to get rid of the paint smell after house painting, so you and your family can rest safely.
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How to Remove Paint from a Paintbrush and Paint Roller

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Wondering how to clean the mess on your brushes and rollers after a day of house-painting? Sara explains how to remove paint from a paintbrush step-by-step, and how to clean the paint roller.
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Can You Paint When Pregnant? House Paint Safety for Expectant Mothers & Babies

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In this article Sara discusses how safe it is to paint when pregnant, which house paints are safest and important precautions to take.
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How to Get Paint Off Of Clothing & Shoes

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In this article, we explain how to get paint off of your clothing and shoes, whether wet or dried, spray paint or house paint.
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How to Dispose Paint Cans Safely

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Unsure how to get rid of old paint cans? Sara explains how to dispose paint cans safely and correctly, inc latex paint and spray paint cans.
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Best Heat Guns to Remove Paint for Under $40 [2023]

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Need to remove paint? Check out these excellent, cheap heat guns to remove paint cleanly, quickly & easily. Plus paint removal tips.
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How to Get Paint Off a Wood Floor, Laminate Floor or Vinyl (Quick Guide)

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Got wet paint on your floor? In this fast action guide, we explain how to get paint off a wood floor, laminate or vinyl (wet & dried).
Cleaning an HVLP Sprayer

How to Clean HVLP Spray Gun? 5 Step Guide

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HVLP spray guns are great, but tricky to clean. Learn how to clean your HVLP gun properly, to keep your gear in top shape for many years.
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How to Clean Dried Latex Paint from Paint Sprayer

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Learn how to clean dried latex paint from sprayer, step-by-step. Cleaning is easy, but necessary to ensure your gear lasts for years and operates correctly.
Cleaning Furniture before Painting

How to Clean Furniture Before Painting

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Clean furniture properly before you paint, with this step-by-step guide. Easy instructions, suitable for old, recycled and new furniture.
Knowing Air Compressor Parts

How to Clean Air Compressor After Painting

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Air compressors are important tools for painting. In this article, you'll learn how to clean an air compressor after using a paint sprayer.