Think you know the best way to clean a paintbrush? Learn how to increase the longevity of your brushes in this video with pro painter Scott Burt.

In this JLC article, professional painter Scott Burt provides everything you could ever need to know about paintbrushes, including purchasing advice, brushing techniques, and how to maintain them for the long haul.

In the video below, Burt shares his technique for cleaning and storing paint brushes. He doesn’t run the brush under the faucet, but uses two separate buckets filled with water instead. He also has some interesting insights into using a wire brush vs. brush combs. Check out Burt’s video below, and please share any of your own brush-cleaning techniques in the comments section.