Spray Paint Clean Up
Question: I love spray-painting because it is easy and convenient, but I hate the clean up. How can I make the clean up easier?
Answer: Clean up becomes less of a hassle if you follow these simple steps before you begin spray-painting:
1. Mask off exposed areas where you do not want any paint. Tape, newspaper, and a drop cloth will help protect your work area.
2. To avoid overspray onto other surfaces, create your own "spray booth" to make clean up easy. Select a cardboard box large enough to fit your project. In a well-ventilated area, set the box on its side on top of a drop cloth (to catch any accidental overspray). Place your project inside and spray.
3. Be sure to wear old clothes and gloves. If you do not like to wear gloves when painting, protect your hands with a barrier cream or other hand lotion before starting your project. If you get paint on your hands, it will be easier to wash off.
For the easiest clean up we recommend using Krylon H2O™ Latex spray paint which is sprayable indoors and outdoors. The overspray can be cleaned with just soap and water!