Safety and Warnings
Read all instructions before using this tool.
- Always wear appropriate gloves, eye protection, and a respirator or mask when painting.
- Do not operate or spray near children. Keep children away from equipment at all times
- Do not overreach or stand on an unstable support. Keep effective footing and balance at all times.
- Stay alert and watch what you are doing.
- Do not operate the unit when fatigued or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Be aware of any hazards presented by the material being painted and consult the markings on the container orinformation supplied by the manufacturer of the material to be painted, including requirements for the use of personal protective equipment.
- Do not paint any material where the hazard is not known.
- Read warnings to know the specific hazards of the fluids you are using.
- Store hazardous fluid in approved containers, and dispose of it according to applicable guidelines.
- Ensure paint is thoroughly stirred before use.
- If paint is too thick, mix in the appropriate thinner as per the paint manufacturer's instructions to achieve the desired consistency.
- Apply two coats for a quality finish. Apply second coat when first has dried.
- As with all DIY activities, take appropriate safety precautions.
- The edger head may require some force to secure. It should not be loose.
Preparing Paint Roller for use
- Before use, rinse the roller under a tap and allow to dry.
- Remove the Cap from the Paint Roller.
- Pour up to 900 ml of paint into the Paint Roller using the Easy Pour Jug.(Fig. 1)
- Replace the Open Cap and make sure it is thoroughly secure: it will click into place.
- Prepare the Paint Roller for use by rolling on old newspaper for 2-3 minutes or until paint is visible all over the roller. (Fig. 2)
Using the Paint Roller
- Ensure the weight of the Paint Roller is comfortable. If not, carefully remove the Open cap and pour paint back into the can until weight is comfortable.
- For ceilings and high walls, you can extend your reach with a threaded pole or broom handle.
- When working at height, always ensure you have a firm footing and both hands on the pole.
- When using the pole, always ensure you are positioned directly under the weight of the roller (Fig. 3)
- When applying paint, do not press too hard: let the Paint Roller do the work for you.
If taking a short break, place the unit on a resting tray. If your break is likely to be longer than 2 hours, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and store in a cool, dark place (preferably the refrigerator) on top of a piece of cardboard or old newspaper to prevent drying out.
Washing and changing head
Remove the Open Cap from your Paint Roller and flush with warm running water until clean. Dry out for immediate use by rolling the Paint Roller on paper or cloth or air-dry for later use.
To change the head on the Paint Roller, remove the Open Cap, then the Safety Cap and pull the handle to release the head. Replace with the new head and then the Safety Cap and Open Cap. (Fig. 4)
- Insert taper pole with thread firmly inserted into handle. (Fig. 5)
- Threaded Pole to be used with pole adapter as below. (Fig. 6)
Preparing the Flocked Edger
- Before first use rinse the roller under a tap then dry.
- Lift the Open Cap handle and turn anti-clockwise to open.
- Pour the paint into the Edger Head using the Easy Pour Jug. (Fig. 7)
- Replace the Open Cap: twist clockwise to lock. Put the Open Cap handle down.
- Clean any paint from the Edger Head.
- Prepare the Paint Roller for use by rolling on old newspaper for 2-3 minutes or until paint is visible all over the roller (Fig. 8). The Edger Head is now ready for use.
- When painting, ensure that the Edger head is tilted at an angle from the adjacent wall. The sponge portion should be seated fully on the painted wall (Fig. 9).
Cleaning the Flocked Edger
- Lift the Open Cap handle and twist anti-clockwise to open.
- Dispose of paint responsibly.
- Remove the Open Cap and Preventer Plate from your Edger Head and rinse until clean. Dry for immediate use by rolling the Flocked Edger on old newspaper or cloth or air-dry for later use.