How to Choose a Paintbrush

When you’re choosing a paintbrush for you next project you’ll want to consider the size of the brush and the type of material it’s made with. Watch this video to find out more.  ...More

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How to Choose a Paintbrush

Natural bristle paintbrush

Use a natural bristle paintbrush only for painting with oil-based paint.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right paintbrush for your painting job:

  • The size of the brush used is based on how large a space you’re painting.
  • Choose either natural or synthetic bristle brushes when applying oil-based paint.
  • Use only a synthetic bristle brush when applying water-based (latex) paint.

Watch this video to find out more.

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