How to Clean Acrylic Eggshell Enamel Off of a Brush
Enamel paint is composed of a solvent (water, oil or latex), a pigment and a polymer that acts as a binder to the paint. Enamel is a hard-surfaced paint commonly used by high quality paint brands, spray paints and floor coatings to produce a high gloss finish.
Acrylic eggshell enamel paint is water-based, making it easy to clean and remove with just the use of water and few common household items.
Wipe excess acrylic eggshell enamel paint onto the painted surface.
Hose the brushes off outside. Run the hose on the brushes until the water runs clear.
Rinse the brush off in the sink using warm water and liquid dishwashing soap.
Dry the brush using a soft cloth. Pat the brush to remove any remaining soap or water.
- Don't rinse brushes filled with paint in household sinks. Paint will clog the drains and pipes. Brushes should first be rinsed outside to remove as much excess paint as possible.