If you store latex or water-based paint in an airtight container for two to three years, you should be fine. When it comes to storing water-based paint, either PET or HDPE plastic bottles work well. Our little paint pots are perfect for finishing minor work. To view the complete response, please click here.
There are various restrictions on how paint can be stored. If you store latex or water-based paint in an airtight container for two to three years, you should be fine. We recommend storing water-based paints in either PET or HDPE plastic bottles in order to achieve the best results possible. When it comes to minor chores, we have several small paint pots that are perfect.
Can you store latex paint in a 5 gallon plastic container?
- Heck, most of the 5 gallon containers of latex that are now on the market are made of plastic.
- I use the quart-size containers that come with wonton soup from a restaurant; they are lovely and strong.
- Thank you to everyone!
- The reason why most home improvement businesses don’t sell paint in plastic containers is because of the code requirements for storing flammable liquids in plastic containers.