Painting Doors with a SMART roller

Learn how to easily paint pocket doors using the Wagner SMART Roller. These old, brown doors were refreshed in no time with this paint roller.



Meg from Green With Decor used our SMART roller to freshen up old doors!




Prep and prime doors

Prep your doors. Remove the door hardware, fill holes with wood filler, and sand the entire door. Use painters tape to protect your trim.

Prime your doors if needed.


Assemble roller

Put the SMART Roller together.

Rub some petroleum jelly on the SMART Roller's fill tube.

Clip the fill tube to the paint container.

Put the fill valve onto the fill tube.


Fill roller with paint

Pull the plunger, filling the roller with paint.


Paint doors

Paint your doors. Push the plunger until paint comes through the roller. Work in 3’x3’ sections.


Refill roller

Refill your SMART roller if needed.


Complete final steps of project

Take down your painters tape.

Clean your SMART roller.

Let the doors dry.

Put the door hardware back on.


More info

The doors look great with a fresh coat of paint!

This sponsored post was created by Green With Decor. For more details on this project, head to Green With Decor’s post: How to paint pocket doors.

Products Used


Drop cloth

Painter's tape


Wood filler


Tack cloth



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