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Best 9 in. x 3/8 in. Microfiber Roller Cover (3-Pack)

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Microfiber roller covers pick up and release 50% more paint than a standard roller cover allowing you to paint faster. Specially constructed for use with today’s low VOC and premium paints. 3/8 in. nap is perfect for painting smooth and semi-smooth surfaces.

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What is the best way to clean and dry the roller to use it again?

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March 31, 2016
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Another great, one-time investment to keep brushes and roller covers like new is a Brush & Roller Spinner. SKU 116-295. Use it prep or help clean an applicator after painting.
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Saint Paul, MN
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May 12, 2015
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If you have a laundry sink, continually rinse the roller until the water runs clean then give it a few spins to fluff it up again. Yes, you fling water everywhere by doing this, so that's why it's best to do it in a laundry tub or outside. I have heard of some people fluffing them in a dryer but i wouldn't recommend it.
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Suffolk, NY, USA
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May 4, 2015
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don't clean just put in a ziploc bag and put itin the fridge and use again the next day...
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Olathe, KS, USA
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April 12, 2015
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Lacy,
I have two ways of cleaning the roller cover.
1. If the weather is warm, I take the roller outside and turn on the hose, adjust the nozzle to a stream, hold the roller down in the bucket and spray the roller cover so that it spins and it throws the paint and water off and after several times of this it is clean. I set it aside to dry.
2. In side I run the roller cover under warm water and use a Read More
Lacy,
I have two ways of cleaning the roller cover.
1. If the weather is warm, I take the roller outside and turn on the hose, adjust the nozzle to a stream, hold the roller down in the bucket and spray the roller cover so that it spins and it throws the paint and water off and after several times of this it is clean. I set it aside to dry.
2. In side I run the roller cover under warm water and use a grease breaking detergent to wash up and down on the cover to get all of the paint out. I wash it over and over till no paint comes out of the roller when run under clean water. I set it aside to dry.
3. If I am going to use the same roller over the next day, I get a quart size zip seal bag and place the cover inside and burp it so I have most of the air out and seal it up so The air is out and it will be ok to use the next day.
Hope this helps you. I use mine 4 or 5 times after washing them out. Great tool. Read Less
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March 10, 2015
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I don't think there is a good way, or one that isn't messy. I usually use the roller twice, first coat, put the roller in a zip lock bag, second coat and throw it away. With the high cost of paint and the low cost of rollers and time; it doesn't pay to try and wash them out. Just my opinion..
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February 23, 2015
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I've heard of 'spinning it rather fast, using a drill, while holding in a bucket and rinsing it with water, but I can tell you that you'll use a lot of water and still never get all the paint out. It's better to get another roller.
If you are just stopping your painting for a bit, you can wrap the roller in plastic wrap. That will keep the paint and roller wet for when you are ready again.
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January 28, 2015
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I have never had success cleaning and then reusing rollers. But, if you want to stop painting and take a break for several hours or a day and then use then reuse the roller, then try these tricks. Place wet roller in gallon sized zip lock bag or a tube from pringles or lays type chips and reseal. The roller will stay moist and be ready for reuse later.
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Brockport, NY 14420, USA
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January 6, 2015
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I immediately wash with water until clean. I also let them air dry in laundry sink.
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Austell, GA
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December 11, 2014
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I have always used soap and water. Since middle school to clean all my paint brushes and rollers. I do not like using paint thinner. Nothing wrong with paint thinner I just do not like to use it.
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November 11, 2014
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If your gonna use it for same color again soon it will keep for several days wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in a ziplock.
To clean latex paint hold under faucet* and scrap with a painter's 10 in 1 tool(looks like 3" putty knife with a half circle cut out). Continue until you remove all visible paint and water runs clear. Squeeze out excess water let air dry.
*only latex paint can go down drain. Do Read More
If your gonna use it for same color again soon it will keep for several days wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in a ziplock.
To clean latex paint hold under faucet* and scrap with a painter's 10 in 1 tool(looks like 3" putty knife with a half circle cut out). Continue until you remove all visible paint and water runs clear. Squeeze out excess water let air dry.
*only latex paint can go down drain. Do not put any type of paint in a septic system! Read Less
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September 3, 2014
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Warm water and Dawn dish soap. Make sure all the paint is out of the roller when you can run your hand all hold it tightly going up and down the roller and no more paint is coming out in the water. Then I use 14-in-1 Painter's Tool to run it over the nap. The gets all the water and any paint that I didn't get by hand. Then I run my hand over the nap to make sure the nap is up and not laying down. Just Read More
Warm water and Dawn dish soap. Make sure all the paint is out of the roller when you can run your hand all hold it tightly going up and down the roller and no more paint is coming out in the water. Then I use 14-in-1 Painter's Tool to run it over the nap. The gets all the water and any paint that I didn't get by hand. Then I run my hand over the nap to make sure the nap is up and not laying down. Just put it out to dry. Once dry store it and it will be ready to to use the next time you want to paint. I used my over 4 times now and still looks like new. It's a great roller cover. Read Less
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The best way to clean and store a roller cover is to first paint out the excess paint. Next (assuming latex paint) rinse the cover under luke-warm water (not hot) and rinse out most of the paint. Then work a small amount of liquid dishwashing detergent thru the fabric and rinse thoroughly. For the final step, it is best to use a Brush & Roller Spinner. Slide the roller over the end of the spinner and use Read More
The best way to clean and store a roller cover is to first paint out the excess paint. Next (assuming latex paint) rinse the cover under luke-warm water (not hot) and rinse out most of the paint. Then work a small amount of liquid dishwashing detergent thru the fabric and rinse thoroughly. For the final step, it is best to use a Brush & Roller Spinner. Slide the roller over the end of the spinner and use the plunger/crank to spin out all excess moisture inside an empty 5 gallon bucket. This will remove the moisture and fluff the fabric back up. Once it's dry, you can store the roller cover back in the original plastic bag. The Spinner can also be used to prep or clean brushes to ensure their long-term durability. Read Less
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why roller slides

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October 25, 2015
Roller slides as much as it rolls what could be wrong. could it be me, paint or roller cover
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November 28, 2015
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I'm not sure I understand your question. Is it sliding on the roller holder? If so, it may be the roller holder. I didn't experience any sliding when I used it. I put it on a standard roller holder.
If you mean the microfiber cover slid on the roller itself, I can't tell you why that happened to you. Again, I didn't experience any sliding.
Sorry, I can't be more helpful.
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October 26, 2015
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There are a couple things that could be causing this to happen, but the most probably would be a roller frame that is sticking or catching instead of rotating freely. That could be caused by a faulty frame or a frame that has some dried paint or debris causing friction. As long as the paint is a decent quality, it should be interfering with the performance of the roller cover. I hope this helps. Thanks,
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 110 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by "Best" Micro Fiber Roller I bought two 3 packs, returned one pack. The roller fibers came off in the paint, now I have a wall with cloth fibers in the paint. Had to waste my time going back, standing in line for a refund and then getting new rollers, Wooster, they were very good. I will make it a point to not buy any "Best" products. April 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by High Quality Paint Roller Cover I've done a lot of painting, but I've never seen a roller cover like this. The microfiber is very soft and seemed to be completely lint free. The cover is well crafted with a plastic core and tapered edges. My cover was rated for "smooth to semi smooth surfaces," and my application was on a smooth surface. The paint application was even, but it was a bit textured due to the nap of the microfiber, so I gave it an overall rating of four stars. April 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best quality tools = best result I'm a big one for saving money where I can, like everyone else, but quality is important in tools, and good paint tools are as essential as good paint. I recommend this line and this cover, as it cover walls perfectly, even dimples or wavy walls. It washes well, so if you clean it and wrap it, you can use it over and over again. Invest in a good roller and you'll be happier with your job. April 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very good roller cover, washes out well. I have used one of these roller covers four times now, with three different color paints, and for mostly good sized projects (a bathroom, a hallway, a repair in mudroom). I like to wash out my rollers, but it can sometimes be tedious and futile; some rollers just don't wash out well or don't work well after being washed and dried. This roller washed out quite well and I was able to re-use it. It's finally getting a little used, and I think the last time it was washed it may not have been thoroughly cleaned, but that's my issue, not the roller's! Paint applied very well and it seemed to hold a lot of paint. There is a green line sewn into the roller. While you are painting, that stitched line will start to show up, letting you know it's time to add more paint. It's a good cover. I would buy more of them. July 8, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Bad experience with microfiber roller pads The microfibers on this roller pad started to separate from the pad onto my walls. and unfortunately onto my cathedral ceiling. As I applied with a extension rod I could not remove these pieces. April 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Sheds on the wall. Used for approximately 15 minutes. Roller kept shedding on the wall. Had to keep wiping wall clean. Threw away the remaing 2 from the 3 pack. April 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Worst rollers ever Leaves tons of fibers in your paint. I got about 2 square feet painted and had to pick 20+ clumps of fibers out. Won't be using these again even if they paid me to. April 2, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Very linty... We were very disappointed and frustrated with these roller covers. We've never had so much lint come off of a roller cover and stick in the paint on the wall. We were constantly removing chunks from the wall. March 15, 2016
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