If you have a sizable paint job around your home you may consider buying your paint in a 5-gallon bucket. There are definitely advantages of doing this: you won’t have so many individual cans to carry around, and it’s more economical. The problem is that it is harder to mix the paint when it’s in a large container.
Many homeowners will attempt to use a mechanical mixer but end up with more paint on their clothes and on the floor than anywhere else. Here’s how to go about it without making a mess:
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