Crusty dried paint or finish on the edge of cans is just a horrible waste of money. It causes air gaps to form around the rim when trying to close the can and accelerate the life of the product. It causes pointless drips and mess. It’s also just not fun.

It’s also really easy to avoid… Just follow the pictures.

Do this

Then this

Followed by this

Now you have this

Rip off the tape when you’re done. No mess. Accurate pouring. Easy life.