Published on October 19th, 2010 | by Greg0
Paint in Volumes with the HomeRight Pro 8.0
Already in the throes of fall, with winter around the bend, it’s a prudent time to make home improvements. Your house will thank you for a good coat of paint before weather makes that task a pipe dream. Enter HomeRight’s Pro 8.0 Extra Heavy-Duty Power Paint Sprayer, which makes painting quicker, neater, and easier. HomeRight touts the paint sprayer as their most powerful sprayer availableâ€”it can spray 1 gallon of paint at a time in just 8 minutes, and up to 8 gallons per hour. Not limited to the use of paint, it can spray sealers, stains, varnishes, and water proofers. The sprayer can apply liquids and densities from light to heavy and everything in between.
I gave my homeowner friend the device to try out for herself, and she was very pleased with the results- our office landlord likely would have frowned upon our testing it out at work. Weighing 7.5 pounds, the sprayer wasn’t too heavy for her, and the ergonomic design made the job an (almost) pleasurable experience. The paint sprayer’s motor sits over the hand, which makes the device more balanced and results in less hand fatigue compared to other paint sprayers on the market. My friend reported that the paint sprayer’s features â€“ including a volume control knob that ensures the best paint flow, two speeds, and 12 inch extra-wide spray nozzleâ€”really did make that chore of adding a new coat of paint to her abode a simpler task. The sprayer’s high speed can be used for wide-open coverage, while the low speed is useful for smaller areas. The fan nozzle did not leave any brush marks, which earned high marks from my friend. The paint sprayer was also reasonably easy to clean after use.
The sprayer is specifically designed for heavy duty paint projects. For projects of this size, simply connect the sprayer to a paint can with a five-foot suction tube and clampsâ€”helpfully includedâ€”which will draw paint directly from the can and eliminate the need to refill the sprayer after every gallon of liquid is used. Other tools included with the sprayer are a cleaning brush, petroleum oil, a 0.8 mm heavy premium latex fan spray tip, two replacement atomizer valves, and a one-gallon plastic backpack that is perfect for covering larger areas and can be taken on ladders. Smaller jobs might be simpler with a different model, and they do make a variety to suit many needs.
The HomeRight Paint Sprayer retails for $139.99, a fair price given the sprayer’s solid performance, setting options, and accessories. Savings can be found from online at Amazon, among other retailers.