As a remodeling contractor, I go through 100 to 150 gallons of paint per year. My early efforts at painting with consistency and efficiency were frustrating, and my first attempts to use a paint sprayer only made things worse. Dealing with thick clouds of overspray, runs, clogged sprayers, and impossible cleaning chores nearly convinced me that spraying was better left to the full-time experts.

It wasn't until I actually watched a real pro carefully spray around windows with almost no overspray that I realized how much more there was to choosing and using the equipment than I'd thought, and how powerful a tool this could be for a remodeler.

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