Despite your best efforts, paint can and sometimes does go bad. When it does, there are a few options. First, you can let it dry up and put it out to be picked up with your garbage. You have to dry it up first, though, because it can be toxic.
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Does spray paint expire or go bad?
Spray paint is one of those items that鈥檚 useful to have stored away for any future DIY projects. However, it can often sit in storage for long periods between uses and you can鈥檛 be sure if it鈥檚 still ok to use. So, exactly how long does spray paint tend to last, and can it be used effectively past its expiration date,
Does paint go bad after a project?
If you have extra cans of house paint after a project, your best bet is store it properly and use the paint as quickly as possible. Paint can go bad in different ways, depending on the circumstances of storage and the type of paint.
Does acrylic paint go bad?
Acrylic paint can go bad in a number of ways; it dries in the tube, becomes chunky, develops mold, or gives off unpleasant odors. The individual components can begin to separate, but that alone doesn鈥檛 necessarily mean it鈥檚 bad.
Does paint go bad if mixed with liquid?
Liquid on the top and solids on the bottom do not necessarily mean that the paint is bad. All paint will separate over time. Instead of stirring by hand, take the paint back to the store where you purchased it and have them shake it up on the mixer. Manufacturer estimates of paint shelf life are usually on the conservative side.