Cleaning Instructions for our Brushes
thorough cleaning after each use, our paint brushes will last for years.
If you have used oil paint or varnish, follow these tips:
the brush with mineral spirits.
- Dry the bristles/filaments with a clean
- Now, take a natural soap and ladder the bristles/filaments.
and repeat the soap step a few times. Dry again with a clean cloth.
the non sticky side of a piece of duct tape and wrap the bristles with
the tape. You do not want the tape to stick to the bristles/filaments.
- You will have the sticky side out. Take another piece of duct tape and
cover the sticky side.
- Hang the brush to dry.
This paint brush cleaning process will maintain the bristles/filaments
in excellent shape and can be repeated over and over again. Natural bristles
tend to bend out and can loose its shape when in contact with water, this
is the reason for the duct tape treatment. A brush used for only water-based
can be stored with a little bit of natural soap in the bristles. If you
have used water-based/acrylic paint, skip the cleaning step with mineral