Old cans of interior paint may remain usable for several years if they have been
kept tightly sealed and stored away from freezing temperatures. Test old paint by
May 31, 2007 ... I have been having a long overdue sort out of my DIY cupboard and found a few
tins of paint, gloss and emulsion, that are either partially used ...
Feb 2, 2013 ... I'm in the midst of cleaning out the basement. I have cans of paint from every
room of the house, the trim and outside. Some of them are ten ...
Sep 16, 2012 ... I have several buckets of four-year old latex paint leftover from finishing our
basement. Many are still in unopened original containers, ...
Jun 13, 2014 ... It's easy to buy a gallon or more extra for a paint job; most of us do. ... gallon
immediately after the job is done--so long as you haven't opened it.
Oct 29, 2010 ... Did you know that oil paints are considered good for up to 15 years ... Remember
, paint can have a very long shelf life, so proper storage is key.
Not sure what to do with old paint cans cluttering up your basement or garage?
Follow this ... If it has been subject to freezing, it may not be usable. Test by ...
Getting good re-incorporation of the latter is the key to reinstating a usable paint.
First decant the supernatant liquid; break up the 'cake' in the bottom of the can ...
Jan 23, 2013 ... This allows you to discard any debris you see and it won't get mixed in with your
usable paint. A thorough mixing should only take place at the ...
I have a 5 gallon bucket of paint that is 6 years old and about half full. ... paint
freezes in many cases it is still usable and if there is any doubt ...