Your suggestion costs $2.49 whereas a soup ladle from the dollar store
costs, well, a dollar.
Not only that, but the soup ladle can be used as a soup ladle between paint
There is. Spend 59c at HD or Lowes for the plastic lips that snap on
the rim. The ones that bend 1/2 way around the rim. They keep the
lip clean. Buy a few! Just clean off before the paint hardens on
them. Few other tips...some have already been mentioned...don't use
a screwdriver to open the can or a regular hammer to seal it. They
deform the lid. Use one of those paint can keys and a rubber mallet.
Keep the rim clean and store your paint upside down. When ready to
re-use, give it a good shake for 15 seconds. My paint lasts for years
like this...no skinning or black gunk.
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