How to Transfer Spray Paint Into Another Can

Have you ever ran out of spray paint in the middle of a project? Or maybe you want to mix colors together. Whatever the case, here’s a quick and easy tutorial on how to transfer spray paint into another can.

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Transferring spray paint from one can to another is a simple process that can be done with a few household items. With a little care, you can easily transfer your paint without wasting any.

Tools and Materials

-Spray paint can
-Empty spray paint can
– funnel
– Hammer
– nail


-Take the lid off of the can of paint that you want to transfer the paint into.
-Put the can of paint that you are transferring from upside down into the can of paint that you are transferring to.
-Wait for the paint to transfer.
-Enjoy your new can of paint!


-Wear gloves when handling paint cans.
-Work in a well-ventilated area.
-Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If contact occurs, wash immediately with soap and water.


-Start with a clean, dry can. If your can is old, rusty, or has any build-up on the inside, it will need to be cleaned before you start.
-Remove the lid from the can of paint you want to transfer.
-Turn the can of paint upside down and insert the end of the funnel into the opening.
-Slowly pour the paint into the funnel, being careful not to spill.
-Once all of the paint has been transferred, remove the funnel and replace the lid on the can.

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In conclusion, you can transfer spray paint into another can by following the steps outlined in this article. By doing so, you will be able to save money and time, as well as avoid wastefulness.

Further Reading

-Why not just keep the paint in the can it came in?
-Can I use a funnel?
-What if I don’t have a funnel?
-Can I just pour it in?
-How do I know how much paint is left in the can?

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