How do you paint edges and corners without tape? 

How do you paint corners neatly? 

What can I use instead of tape when painting? 

How to Paint Without Taping
  • Don’t skimp on the supplies.
  • Invest in a metal paint tray, and buy cheap liners in bulk.
  • Use old shower curtains, bedsheets or towels as drop cloths.
  • Buy a good large angled brush for edging and you’ll never need to tape an edge again.
  • Prime everything first.

What is the shortcut to paint without taping? The key to achieving a clean line when painting a room without using tape, is to have an angled brush. An angled brush gives more control, and allows you to easily cut in paint along any area. I prefer an angled brush with a short flexible handle because it fits in my hand nicely.

How do you edge a wall without tape?

Should you paint walls or trim first?

Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls

Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That’s because it’s easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls. And you certainly don’t want to tape them both off!

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How do you paint trim fast?

Do paint edgers work?

Even with an edger, rushing can result in less-than-perfect results. Do paint edgers really work? Yes. Paint edgers eliminate the need for taping along surfaces and can even be used to paint clean edges around circular objects like smoke detectors.

How do you paint a straight line between ceiling and wall?

Can we paint without masking tape?

Should You Paint Without Tape or Not? Generally, most do-it-yourselfers can expect to see the cleanest results by using painter’s masking tape rather than cutting-in the paint. While the painter’s tape method loads you up with more work on the front end, it delivers less aggravation and mess on the back end.

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