How To Use A Paint Roller – Dipping The Paint Roller - Home Decorating & Painting Advice

How To Use A Paint Roller – Dipping The Paint Roller

The sooner you start your paint project, the sooner you’ll be done. So, to get rolling right just follow the directions below and check out a helpful video on How to Dip a Roller.

You don’t need much to get started:

  • A paint roller.
  • A paint tray.
  • A paint tray liner.
  • A damp rag.
  • A gallon of Glidden paint.

Step 1 — Take a deep breath

 
You’re doing it. You’re finally starting that paint project. We, everyone at Glidden, are super proud of you. Like really proud. Good job. Seriously. Now, let’s get started.

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Step 2 — Prepping the Paint Roller

  • Prep roller with a damp rag
  • Squeeze roller 3-4 times with rag
  • Make sure the entire surface area of the rag is moist and ready to apply paint
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Step 3 — Prepping the Paint Tray

  • Insert a plastic paint tray liner into the paint tray
  • Make sure the liner is completely secure in the tray
  • Position the tray in an area that’s easy to reach and close to the surface you are paint
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Step 4 — Prepping Your Paint

  • Pour paint into the deep pocket of the tray
  • Fill the pocket of the tray roughly a quarter of the way up with paint
  • Don’t overfill the tray

Step 5 — Dipping The Paint Roller

  • Position the roller at the beginning of the grooved part of the paint tray
  • Starting at the grooved part of the paint tray, roll the paint roller back and forth a few times
  • Make sure the roller is evenly covered with a layer of paint

With this knowledge, you can stop procrastipainting and finally get started on that paint project. Learn more tips and tricks with our helpful How-To videos.
 

Note - Please refer to the product label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.
 
 

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