There’s nothing worse than having to constantly retighten a tool that keeps spinning off while you are trying to use it. For example, if you’re constantly having to stop painting a wall to tighten the roller frame back onto the pole, or if you’re sweeping the garage floor and the broom head continually falls off the pole, it’s not only time consuming but irritating. To solve this problem Mr. LongArm’s Heavy Duty and Professional extension poles come equipped with a special feature on our standard ¾” metal threaded ends. It’s called a Lok-thread and was designed to prevent threaded tools from loosening during use. No more stopping what you’re doing; attach your tool and get to work!
About the author: Mark Kirby is a homeowner who shared these helpful tips he learned while painting with a Mr. LongArm 3-section extension pole. Thanks for sharing these Mark!
By Mark Kirby
1 – Do not over load the paint roller and always make sure the paint is evenly distributed on the roller. Less paint makes the pole less top heavy and makes the roller easier to control at long extensions. Lighter paint loading of rollers give better painting results and fewer runs and drips. Just be sure to avoid dry rolling which can cause an uneven paint job.
About the author: Mike Johnston is a home improvement blogger and DIY enthusiast from Sydney. He is a regular writer at Smooth Decorator and contributor on several interior design, lifestyle, real estate and eco-friendly blogs. Mike’s goal is to create and share meaningful content that helps and inspires people.
By Mike Johnston
People often tend to look at home renovation like a holy grail of all DIY projects. The prize you will get at the end of the journey is awesome, but the trouble you need to go through along the way makes the whole thing seem pointless. Here’s the good news, Sir Galahad – this quest is only as complicated as you want it to be and your good old home can get a breath of new life even with the slightest of efforts if you know where to put it. Here are a couple of ideas.
At Mr. LongArm we continue to do extensive testing with our WoodMates tools (in our R&D Department and in our own homes). We’ve experimented and put these applicators through their paces. So now it’s time to share with you eight tips for getting the most out of your WoodMates.