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Paint a Room with SMART Sidekick Paint Roller

Learn how to easily paint a room using the SMART Sidekick paint roller, which pulls paint directly from the can for quick, mess free painting!



Though painting is something I really enjoy, lack of time is always an issue for me. There are only so many hours in a day to get everything done so anything that saves me time is a worthwhile investment for me!

For example, my living room was in need of painting. Though I love my paint sprayer (which saves so much time) this was not a project I wanted to use it on. I’m a bit of a lazy painter and usually do not take all the furniture out of a room before painting. I also live in a smaller house so there really isn’t anywhere to put it if I wanted to take it out.

Fortunately, I recently discovered the Smart Sidekick from Wagner. To be honest, I was a bit skeptical to try this one. The idea of it seemed to good to be true. A paint roller that auto loads with the touch of a button? Seriously?

I’m SO glad I didn’t let my skeptism stop me from trying this one, because it’s brilliant and it works!


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Get familiar with the sidekick

And it’s easy to use. The little Sidekick has two hoses. One that goes into your paint can.

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Attach hose to paint bucket

It easily attaches to a gallon of paint but also comes with an extension piece that allows you to also attach to a five gallon bucket for larger jobs.

smart sidekick attached to can

Attach other end to paint roller

The other hose is coming out of the machine attaches to a paint roller handle. You simply slide the roller onto the handle and press the button to load the paint. It’s really very cool actually. With this feature, you do not have to stop painting to reload the roller.

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Start painting

No need to climb up and down your ladder a hundred times. You’ll only need to get off to reposition. It truly makes painting the walls go so much faster. Plus, it’s just fun to use!

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Clean and enjoy the new look

I love the new wash of color on my walls in contrast to the bright white board and batten trim.

To clean the machine, you simply run soapy water through it until the paint is cleared out. For oil based paint you will want to run mineral spirits through it instead.

Easy peasy! I’d definitely recommend trying this one out!

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