Paint Storage Tips
Proper storage will help your paint last longer.
1. Cover the opening with plastic wrap and replace the lid, making sure that it fits securely on the can.
2. Store your paint cans upside down. This creates a tight seal around the lid and minimizes evaporation.
3. Store paint in a location that is not subject to freezing temperatures.
Is Old Paint Still Usable?
Old paint can still be used, if the paint will mix well when you stir it. You can also test to see if it is usable by brushing it on newspaper to see if it has any lumps. If there are no lumps, the paint is usable