Paint

Latex Paint

How to Dry Out Latex Paint

  • Line a cardboard box with plastic and pour a thin layer of paint on the plastic and allow to dry. Continue to pour layers of paint until all paint is dry and hard. The box, plastic, paint can and lid can all go in the trash
  • Mix in kitty litter, sawdust or crumpled newspapers to speed up the drying time
  • Pop the lid off of the can of paint and allow to air dry (works best for small amounts of paint)
  • Purchase a paint hardener (found at most home improvement or hardware stores) and mix in

Oil Based Paints, Stains & Varnishes

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