A reader of Mother Earth News has a suggestion for reusing paint thinner. After cleaning up, Doug Sloane of St. Joseph, Louisiana suggests pouring the used paint thinner into a new container. After a few days, the solids settle to the bottom and the thinner at the top of the container can be reused. For more painting tips, read our article on how to paint a room or watch our how-to video on preparing a room for painting.

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