Preserving Canned Paint

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Preserving Canned Paint

Postby MochetVelo » Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:41 pm

Enamel and water-based paints can "skin over" in the can, especially when partially used. This is due to oxygen in the half-empty can. One trick is to add marbles or clean stones to your partially-empty cans to raise the level of the paint.

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Re: Preserving Canned Paint

Postby ccolby » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:30 pm

I find that using Bloxygen is a better solution for preserving partial/openned cans of paint (ecept latex paints). It is relatively cheap, easy, effective, and doesn't cause you to lose your marbles. Google it! Clark.
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