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How do I mix paint before using it?

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I know I need to mix the paint first, is there a right or wrong way?
I just grab the handle, and shake it back and forth about 100 times. It makes the can swing back and forth vigorously enough so the paint mixes just fine. Or you could get an electric paint mixer, stick it on a drill and let it spin away for 5 mins or so.
Here's a hint: If you go down to your local Benjamin Moore paint store or Sherwin Williams paint store or even your local Sears and ask real nicely, and look like you're going to buy some nice Purdy brushes or rollers or other supplies, they might shake the cans for you!


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