Magazine article USA TODAY

Painting Is So Easy with Just a Twist

Magazine article USA TODAY

Painting Is So Easy with Just a Twist

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A relatively easy and inexpensive do-it-yourself project is repainting. Selecting just the right color can produce dramatic results. Do you want to make a bold statement or create a serene oasis? Indeed, a fresh coat of paint can change the feel of your entire home.

Our favorite tool for such transformations is Black & Decker's PaintStick EZ-Twist, distributed by Home Right, Minneapolis, Minn. This system significantly cuts the amount of work time by eliminating the use of the paint tray. Paint is pulled directly from the can into a reservoir in the handle. As you roll the color onto the wall or ceiling, exert slight pressure on the handle to push the paint into the roller cover. It's that simple. You can continue to work until the handle is empty, without having to stop every couple of feet to re-dip the roller. It features a longer extension handle to reach high areas.

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