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    Can I use the same paint brush with different paint?

    Painters & Decorators

    Is it okay to use the same paintbrush for different types of paint? Or do I need different brushes for different paints? Thank you!

    Asked by Jackie on 5th Jan 2021
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    FL FACADES LTD

    "Hi, yes you can use the same brush if you don't have another. But there are certain types of brushes for certain types of paints, depending on the composition of the paint."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    Tj ball roofing and property maintenance

    "To be honest there are different types of brushes gloss brush masonry brush loads of different types but to answer your question yes you can make sure it’s been cleaned out properly"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2018 - report
    Paulellis painter and decorating

    "It's best to use different brushes for water based paint and oil based paint"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    SAM BC Ltd

    "No you will need another paint brush as using different colours with one paint brush will change the colour finish on on the wall."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    colin Potts

    "No keep your brushes clean oil brushes can only be used for oil and water base brush for water base paints"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Zev’s Painting & Decorating Service

    "I use different paint brushes for oil based paint from the ones I use for emulsion paint. Zev."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Eaton Handyman Services

    "Yes you use the same brush, you just need to make sure you clean the old paint from it first"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Pawfect Interiors

    "Yes you can use the same brush with different paints as long as you thoroughly clean it and dry it between uses.

    Water based paints can be cleaned with soap and water. Oil-based paints require paint thinner, turpes or white spirit."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Jarvis Decor

    "Hello Jackie
    You can only use brushes for set paints,
    We use set brushes for water based paints and those we can just wash out with water when the job is done
    And then set brushes for oil based paints, these don’t wash out as easy as you need white spirits to clean them out but they never come perfectly clean to them put in water based paints, so I’d advise you to have a set of each of you have on going work."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    Ps decor

    "You need different types of brush for each paint. When you buy the paint ask them what brush would you recommend."

    Answered on 13th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    turners touch ups

    "There are many brushes for painting but yes you can use the same brush just give it a good clean before use of next paint"

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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