Written on: 10/05/2011
I've only used Paint Runner for ONE room so far.
The fully loaded roller was heavy and gave me arm ache. My brother joked that it would give me muscles. He did not find it heavy though.
The paint MUST be thinned, the instructions recommend a ratio of around 3/4 paint to 1/4 water. Coverage was poor. I ended up having to use sevaral coats fo thinned paint instead of just using TWO with standard rollers.
Good news is you don't need a ladder apart from doing ceiling corners. Also you don't... (read more)
Written on: 28/11/2009
Bought 2 of these...complete waste of time..paint wont come out, leaves
awful seam marks..you have to water paint down so thin to get it to come out
and then it wont cover, you have to go over the walls 4 or 5 times..a load of rubbish, resorted to using ordinary rollers to finish job off.A waste of money (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2009 by paintrollerguide (1 review written)
To ensure best results while using the Paint Runner Roller you need to prime the roller before painting any surfaces. Priming is done by rolling the filled roller on a newspaper until the paint is coming out smoothly. It really does work well, and doesn't drip. Cleaning can be a bit of a pain. What I do is run it under the tap until most of the paint is out, then leave it overnight in warm water. The next day I run it under the tap again and find that this works very well.
At the moment you... (read more)
Written on: 07/07/2009 by j bain
i have justed used my paint runner found it very good and quick very clean to use no paint to be seen on the me or my glasses (read more)
Written on: 12/11/2008 by steveb68
Got this Paint Runner Roller and I don't rate it. Paint takes ages to come through. Paint has to be so thin to work you have to paint over and over.
Cleaning is a nightmare. you're meant to run it under a tap but it doesn't clean it even with really thin emulsion. Advice: stick to normal rollers. (read more)
Written on: 12/10/2008
I would recomend the Paint Runner Roller for big jobs where a consistant colour is to be used .
It can be frustrating to get the paint to flow in the first instance Diluting the paint with small amout of water speeds up the process .
The cleaning process is time consuming and would recomend that
you keep to the same colour for the whole room or have two rollers with two different paint colours to interchange (read more)
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