Where was the RapidRoller™ paint roller when I needed it?

The last 2 weeks the hubby and I have been painting. We got the bright idea to paint our entire home and decided we could tackle the project ourselves (since we pretend we are pro DIY’ers). I’ll admit, I normally would hire a professional painter, but in an effort to save money, we decided to do it. I mean, how hard could painting a house really be?

I can honestly say that after we painted the entire downstairs, I was banging my head on the wall! My arms were tired, my back hurt (from bending over to re-roll my roller), I had paint dabs all over the floor (where I dripped paint and knocked over the paint tray), and I was sick to death of paint rollers. I could care less if I never saw another can of paint of roller.

So, today while doing the normal press release search, I see Black & Decker has rolled out a new paint roller. The new  Pivoting RapidRoller™ Paint Roller, could have saved me so much time and a lot less frustration! The new paint roller is designed to alleviate consumer frustrations commonly associated with traditional paint rollers and trays, the RapidRoller provides a convenient, easy-to-use solution for painting projects, and helps consumers complete those projects up to two times faster than with traditional rollers.

Where was the RapidRoller when I needed it!

“Painting has been among the most popular DIY projects for decades. Black & Decker is proud to provide a painting solution that solves common user frustrations,” said Steve Wiezorek, group product manager at Black & Decker. “The RapidRoller Paint Roller was designed with the customer in mind and helps speed up painting projects, eliminate trips to the paint tray and much more.”

The Black & Decker RapidRoller Paint Roller will be available for $34.99 in the spring of 2011. So, it looks like I may just be waiting until the spring to finish this painting! Unless the hubby wants to do it alone!

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  1. Please, please, please do a review (and giveaway) when this is available. My house needs painting and this is probably the only way it will get it!

    • Tara V., TheFabShoppingMom says:

      I will see what I can do! From the description it looks like the solution to my paining issues.

  2. Another advantage to a log home… No interior walls to paint! The outside of the logs have to be oiled, to prevent them from becoming weathered, which is no picnic. At least I only have to maintain half of each wall…. mtdoonmeister at gmail dot com