When spraying paint on your house, such as priming the metal flashing under a roof, it’s important to use a shield to keep overspray off nearby objects you don’t want painted.
While you can buy metal paint shields, a less expensive solution is to cut a cardboard box into strips, and slip it under the roofing. Cardboard shields work well for other spray paint applications as well, since they can be cut to any size and are free.
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Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.
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