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Tip: Clean paint brushes

If you don't want to clean brushes with latex paint in the middle of a paint job and don't have a plastic bag handy, fill a five gallon bucket about two-thirds full with water. Then suspend your brushes in the bucket with a wire coat hanger or something similar.