If you’ve ever grabbed a can of spray paint
only to discover the nozzle is clogged then you’ll appreciate this
tip. Paint that remains in the nozzle after you use the can dry and
clog the opening .
clean the nozzle, pull it off the nozzle and drop it in a small
container of paint thinner for a few hours. (You can use the spray
paint can's plastic top)
take a small pin or wire and clean the inside of the nozzle from
the end that connects to the can (not the nozzle tip).
any paint off the nozzle tip with a cloth or brush.
the nozzle again in paint thinner to remove any particles you just
the nozzle on a can of WD-40 and spray a little through the
In the nozzle is still clogged repeat these
steps. To prevent this problem in the future, turn the can upside down
and spray until the stream becomes clear. Then wipe any paint off the
You might also want to save the clean nozzles of used
can of spray paint to avoid this cleaning regime in the future.