Smart Sidekick Roller

$ 89.99
The SMART SideKick multi-room powered roller is ideal for large or multi-room projects.

Wagner's innovative direct-feed roller system pulls paint directly from a the container to continuously feed the paint roller for productive drip-free, non-stop painting.

You will complete your large project faster than a traditional roller with the SMART SideKick.


Smart Sidekick Roller Overview
Smart Sidekick Roller Overview Video
Smart Sidekick Roller Setup
Smart Sidekick Roller Setup Video


  • Direct-feed delivery eliminates the tray
  • Innovative Click-Attach Arm fits all paint containers from one to five gallons
  • Extension connection handle accepts common threaded extension poles to reach high walls and ceilings
  • Easy clean-up in about 10 minutes
  • Auto-Feed Control provides continuous paint flow on-demand for fast, even coverage
  • Quick-Release Handle easily attaches rollers and accessories to the SideKick
  • For use with oil and latex based coatings
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Parts and Accessories

P/N 0514118
9 inch Roller Cap and Core Replacement Kit

9 inch Roller Cap and Core Replacement Kit

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P/N 0514112
9 inch Roller Arm Seal Kit

9 inch Roller Arm Seal Kit

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P/N 0155206

9" X 3/8" Roller Cover

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P/N 0155208

9" X 3/4" Roller Cover

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SMART SideKick Roller is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to set-up and use I have 12ft Pop corn ceilings and have to use a latter. This make it easy to reach and roll them without getting up and down the latter a lot. It works well with a short extension. I did have to change rollers about every gallon of paint. The rollers would get clogged up from the pop corn and start leaking paint out the sides. It was easier to change rollers then to clean them. Clean we fast and easy.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Long time fan Well,,, I had your older version that took 4-D batteries and it finally died. It served me well since 2000 and I have probably sold more of them than most of your salesman I liked it so much. So I bought this one and there are some serious pros and cons. 120v ac, awesome. Long roller cord, awesome. Direct paint bucket feed, awesome. No speed control? Sucks, this thing puts out more paint than I could cover on a driveway. Handle extension option, half cool, would only be usable with a remote kill, this thing dumps too much paint. The only way I have found to tame this thing is a 1/2" nap roller and never use an extension... What I would like to see to make it awesome? 2' handle with switch or a switch extension. flow/volume control. everything else is awesome but it's very hard to use with it's brute force approach.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and Easy This is a great product. It delivers plenty of paint with the touch of a button. You can paint a room so much faster then the conventional way. I'm never going back to the old way of painting, never. The delivery tube is nice and long. It cleans ups really easy.
Date published: 2017-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from did lower level painted my lower level, took about 1 1/2. 5 years ago without sidekick took 4 hours. clean-up was slick
Date published: 2017-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works awesome! Have used my Roller on 3 occasions so far. It works great and clean up is easy. A very good investment.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from don't paint without it i have painted a lot of houses. I will never paint another without my sidekick. time is money and this saves so much time.
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Wagner Sidekick is one awesome tool! This was a great purchase for me. Saves tons of time and super easy cleanup! Painted a three bedroom Two and a half bath townhouse today with this produced. Just want to say i love, love, love it! Super easy to use and clean after use. This roller system prevents you from dripping paint on the floor and wasted time going back and forth to refill your roller in a paint pan.
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product This power roller works great. You can fly through a paint job with this unit. Painted my master bedroom and bathroom in an hour. Second coat took 15 minutes. Never dripped even once. No need for drop cloths. Clean up is automatic, just be sure to put lots of Dawn dish soap in the first bucket of warm water and do it outside. I prefer to trash the rollers instead of cleaning them. Just depends on your budget.
Date published: 2016-05-23
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I am in need of a replacement for the 5 gallon plastic adapter, but cannot find the product listed anywhere. Is this available?

Asked by: jclark
Yes, the fill tube extension for use with a 5 gallon bucket is part number #0284432 and can be ordered from us at 1-800-328-8251.
Answered by: Technical Support
Date published: 2018-05-04

Hello, I would like to know if there is also an additional extension for painting in the set.

Asked by: Blazej
Any standard extension painting pole should fit, we do not include one with the kit.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2018-03-28

Does the hose have some kind of strainer in case of dirty paint?

Asked by: Jc88
It does not have a paint strainer built in.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2018-03-07

Hi I have used the power roller and love it. I want to purchase one for myself. Howeever, my house needs to be primed with kilz original oil based product before painting. Can I put kilz in the power roller? If so, how do I clean it?

Asked by: Mickie
When cleaning up oil based paints just use mineral spirits instead of water and follow the directions in the owner's manual. It should take about 15 or so minutes. Then rinse it out with water for 5 more minutes. It's that easy. Good luck with your project.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2018-02-21

I am from India, our country current voltage 230 & frequency 50 Hz. please give me SMART SIDEKICK ROLLER power supply details: current voltage,frequency. WAGNER other product how can purchase from India. please give a guide line

Asked by: manoj sebastian
Here is a link to our international website that can direct you to your nearest retailer. Thanks for your interest in Wagner products.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2018-02-05

Is there a roller attachment for my flexio 990?

Asked by: Steven1
There is no roller attachment for the Flexio 990.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2018-01-26

would it work in spain

Asked by: richxrh
No, but we sell tools in Spain also.
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2017-12-04

Can this be used for exteriors?

Asked by: Cahill
It sure can be used for exterior painting. Good luck with your projects!
Answered by: Wagner
Date published: 2017-12-01
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