Simple Way to Keep Spray Paint Spraying
Don't waste paint by clearing the nozzle after every use–do this instead.
It’s always frustrating when I try to use a partially empty can of spray paint and find that the nozzle is clogged. Conventional wisdom is to hold the can upside down and spray to clear the nozzle after each use. I have found this method to be unreliable and wasteful of the needed propellent. My solution is to spray the nozzle with Goof Off after each use. I have been doing this for two years and have never had a clogged tip.
—Brian Flynn, Overland Park, Kan.
Edited and Illustrated by Charles Miller
From Fine Homebuilding #281
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