How to Attach Sandpaper to a Pole Sander
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You can create a smoother more even surface finish by using a pole sander on walls and ceilings. Designed to hold sandpaper on a swivel head connected to a extension pole, a pole sander makes it easier for sandpaper to reach high and out-of-reach locations.
Removing excess compound around fasteners and smoothing drywall seams is a typical use of a pole sander.
Cut the sandpaper to the size of your universal swivel head.
Press and open the two heavy duty spring-loaded clamps located at either end of your swivel head. Slide your sandpaper piece into place. Close the clamps. The sandpaper should not slip when you close the clamps.
- You can create a smoother more even surface finish by using a pole sander on walls and ceilings.
- Designed to hold sandpaper on a swivel head connected to a extension pole, a pole sander makes it easier for sandpaper to reach high and out-of-reach locations.
Connect the extension pole to your universal swivel head and lock it into place.
Begin sanding. Replace the sandpaper with a new piece the moment you notice you have lost effectiveness with your current sandpaper sheet.
- Pole sanders extension rods If you do a lot of sanding, consider purchasing a pole sander with a vacuum attached to suck up the dust particles.
- Strain on your arms and back increases when using a sandpaper pole sander.
- Some sanders do not have anti-flip built in so your universal swivel head can flip over and damage your wall, ceilings or furniture.
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