If you plan on taking on such a big project as painting your home, or hiring a painting contractor to do it for you, you will need to give your house a visual inspection for any rotted wood that will need to be replaced before painting can begin.
During your lifetime, you will probably pick-up a paint brush and do some dabbling of paint.
Whether it be working on your own painting project, or helping out a friend. Before you head down to your local paint or hardware store, let’s take a look at some of the painting tools available that will make this a more enjoyable project, rather than a painting nightmare.
June is National Safety Month and the American Ladder Institute (ALI) is encouraging all companies and workers who use ladders to learn about proper ladder practices.
Paint Bucket Holders
If you have done any painting over the years, you can relate to carrying around a bucket of paint, dripping paint from around the rim, leaving paint drips everywhere we go. After a while, you get tired of carrying the container and leave it next to you, only having to bend over repeatedly to reapply paint to your brush.
In mid-June 2013, a painting contractor was hurt in Maryland when a paint bucket fell and struck him in the neck. Emergency responders assisted the injured worker where he was removed by ambulance and then transferredto a Medevac helicopter to be flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.