The Quickest Way to Remove Lint From Paint Rollers

Running a paint roller against tape to remove lintConstruction Pro Tips

Roll some tape on it

Here’s a quick and efficient way to remove lint and other small debris from the polyester on a paint roller cover. Stick the end of a roll of tape on the bottom of the toe of your shoe and roll it out to about waist level. Now, with the sticky side of the tape facing you, just roll the paint roller repeatedly up and down the tape. Any lint should be caught on the surface of the tape and your paint roller will be left fluffed and spotless. To see this tip in action, watch the short video below.

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