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Old 05-06-2009, 06:10 PM   #1
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Cutting / Edging very high walls


Hi I am painting a two story family room and two story foyer (must be about 20-22 ft high). I'm trying to figure out how to best edge aka 'cut in' the top of the wall... without an extension ladder/scaffold

I tried the small edger that Home Depot sells (that has a pole attachment) and found that the paint easily goes on the top plastic tabs by the wheels and hits the ceiling (their normal cheap one w/o the tabs does great normal edging but doesnt have the pole attachment)

I have an old, large edger (maybe 4" x 8") which gives me no marks on the ceiling and is decently consistent (considering I am standing 16 feet away or so), but it is all 1/2" from the ceiling. It's quite visible from a 2nd story walkway.

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I'm trying to figure out how to best edge aka 'cut in' the top of the wall... without an extension ladder/scaffold

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Or rent/buy a ladder or some scaffolding. Only way to do the job properly other than hire a pro....
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