Long reach paint pad keeps tight spots neat: If you have a tight spot to paint, remove the pad from a paint edging tool. Hot-glue the pad to a stir stick, and you've got a painting tool that will fit behind toilet tanks and radiators.
Storing Paint Cans ~ Puncture and drain the can rim. Use a small nail to drive four holes in the rim of the paint can. Let the paint drain back into the can and seal the lid with a block of wood and a hammer. Store the can upside down.