A paint sprayer has advantages that go beyond the abilities of conventional painting aids like rollers or brushes.
Construction experts say that a sprayer is up to 10 times faster than a brush as well as 4 times faster than a roller. While these two have the obvious benefit of coming in at a cheaper price point, sprayers are far more efficient overall.
In addition, due to the atomized nature of the paint sprayer, it can convert liquid paint into a mist, which gives a mirror-like, flawless look over surfaces that are uneven, for example, window areas.
Finally, you can use paint sprayers in tight spaces because of their flexibility. If you are looking around, below are some clues on selecting the best paint sprayer.
Nature of the Project
The scope of what you are trying to do will define your needs. If you are looking for a sprayer that you intend to use for one quick job and never again, then you could go for the very basic sprayers. They do not cost that much and they get the job done pretty impressively.
If you intend to use it on a highly complex project that goes well into the future, you will find it more beneficial to go with a high end type model that can stand the test of time as well as the challenge of intensive use. For the most part, the higher end the model you select will provide you higher quality, more features and cleaner professional result.
You do not want to keep refilling the sprayer after every few minutes, as it destroys your rhythm and consistency and generally just wastes your time. After all, part of your entire point of using a sprayer is to lessen the time you have to spend on the job. A large hopper is good.
However, if you are painting for long stretches of time, you might need to consider looking for a type that comes with a can. Since at some point you will have to move the unit around, while making sure you do not go over the top with the can capacity. If you really do need a large paint volumes per fill, it will be best to consider getting a container that’s a backpack or unit that has wheels.
It all depends what the unit can do for you. You do not want to be constantly buying new supplies every time you have a new project. Some sprayers may be okay when you are working on the windows and become an absolute nightmare when you have to work on complicated projects like ceiling painting.
There are other hard to reach places that will require some degree of sophistication from the sprayer you use. To avoid buying a new unit for each job you are going to take on, make sure you select an option that will be able to handle multiple job types if you know you will be using the … Read More