tip learned this fall in my painting project was wetting the brushes and
rollers before using them. Wetting before use apparently keeps the paint
from soaking into brush or roller material.
run them under the faucet and shake the excess water out.
run them under the faucet and then put them in your 'roller-spinner' to
remove the excess water. By-the-way, I highly recommend the use of a
roller-spinner, I had never used one before, but with the all the
painting I had upcoming I invested in one -what an easy way to clean