I'm looking for a paint edging product.
So far I've come across two products that I found on the web:
1. SHUR-LINE Paint Edger - Has 2 tiny wheels that guide along the
trim/baseboard to ensure a straight line.
2. WONDER ROLLER EDGER EASY PAINTER/PAINT ROLLER - Roller has a metal shield
that blocks the roller from touching the trim/baseboard.
I want to use this for painting the drywalls in rooms.
The Paint Edger with the 2 tiny wheels works well and eliminates masking
tape, but you generally have to coat the edges twice with this device since
the first coat is not thick enough. I found the thing works best if you dip
a regular brush into the paint can, and then paint the pad with a good
amount of paint, then apply the pad to the wall. If you dip the pad into a
paint tray directly you end up with a mess quickly.
The "Wonder Roller" "as seen on TV" is junk - I got suckered into that.
The problem is paint ends up wicking under and onto the other side of the
"shield" and you end up with messy trim, thus defeating the purpose. You
spend more time wiping clean the shield after every application -- it's not
The others are correct, learning good, patient, technique with a brush is
the best bet and saves time in the long run.
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