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Old 04-04-2011, 08:00 AM   #16
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JS- he's using lambswool. Now that is a cover even most pros will clean out.
Cost twice what a microfiber does, cleans very well and keeps being usable for a very long time.
I am a pro who will clean a cover a couple of times.
I use Wooster super fabs mostly, and feel they are at there best on the 2nd or 3rd use.
So there are other opinions.

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Old 04-04-2011, 08:18 AM   #17
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I think she more trying to penalize you for not getting the finish coat done.
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:05 PM   #18
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JS- he's using lambswool. Now that is a cover even most pros will clean out.
Cost twice what a microfiber does, cleans very well and keeps being usable for a very long time.
I am a pro who will clean a cover a couple of times.
I use Wooster super fabs mostly, and feel they are at there best on the 2nd or 3rd use.
So there are other opinions.
I use wool from time to time, when I need to put some paint on and an eighteen isn't justified. I still wouldn't clean it out though. I've made my money on it with the increased production. However, if it was ceiling white, I'd wrap it in plastic and take it forward. I usually do that with all ceiling covers. Now, that's where you'll pick up five bucks! It isn't about opinion Brush, it's about economics. You're paying to clean something that you didn't pay for to begin with, when you "resell" it, you're only recouping the cost you put out to clean it. there's no benefit to it, only increased labor. If you feel that the cover reaches its prime on the second or third go around, that's a benefit to you. I'll just never get to experience it. No offense.

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Evil, I spent some time in Port Richmond. I worked on a union sandblasting crew at the turd pools off the river. (the sewage treatment plant). We'd spend the morning there and a very loooonnnnggggg lunch at some of PR's finest corner establishments, then rush back at the end of the day to clean up. My father used to spend a lot time there as well with PECO. He used to bring home a lot of that good Polish Kielbasa, hmmm. Are you polish? If not it must be a very small scottish section there. Moving to Holmesburg huh, what the poles kick you out? Holmesburg, the prison? They did recently remodel that place. How long you plan to live there, 7 1/2 -15 years? I'm here every Friday folks, tip your waitress.
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JS, not Polish but there are Germans in the area too! haha (that claim I can make) hahaha BUT the best damn Kielbasa ANYWHERE! lol Yes the corner establishments are abundant! (Where everybody knows your name!) When I leave this house they will be taking me out in a box! We are a little further up from the prison, closer to the Blvd. Nice size yard, expecially compared to our 6 concrete block yard we have now! LOL My grandmother use to have a house in the Villas, spent LOTS of time down there, until my Aunt stole it, but that is another story not worth repeating! So IF I am painting a ceiling or another room the same color instead of tossing the roller I wrap it in plastic (saran?) and it will stay fresh? For how long? Overnight? 24 hrs? THANK YOU!
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JS, not Polish but there are Germans in the area too! haha (that claim I can make) hahaha BUT the best damn Kielbasa ANYWHERE! lol Yes the corner establishments are abundant! (Where everybody knows your name!) When I leave this house they will be taking me out in a box! We are a little further up from the prison, closer to the Blvd. Nice size yard, expecially compared to our 6 concrete block yard we have now! LOL My grandmother use to have a house in the Villas, spent LOTS of time down there, until my Aunt stole it, but that is another story not worth repeating! So IF I am painting a ceiling or another room the same color instead of tossing the roller I wrap it in plastic (saran?) and it will stay fresh? For how long? Overnight? 24 hrs? THANK YOU!
So the germans invaded the poles again?
Any type of plastic to keep the air out. I buy painter's plastic by the box and that's what I use. I've even used wawa bags. Depending on how you wrap it, it could last years. I found one on a job that was close to five years old and it was still soft, it was black from mold, but it was soft. Take care buddy.
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I'm a homeowner and I use a lambswool roller. I've had it for years. Use it every so often. It only takes a few minutes to clean it out with a fiveway knife to get the paint out and then out to the hose. Much better than the cheap ones. Those hairs on the wall drive me nuts.

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