Curb Numbering Tools I Recommend
If you want to go out and make money as a curb number pro, you're going to need curb numbering tools and supplies. On this page you'll find everything you need in one place.
Before jumping in, you should go check out my article on how to paint curbs before buying any supplies. Watch the video at the bottom of that post to see how I use many of the tools listed here. It'll help you to get clear on what you need right away to get started painting curbs.
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Basic Curb Painting Tool Kit:
4" Paper Stencils
Paper stencils are inexpensive & flexible for curvy curbs. Have several packs handy.
3" Paper Stencils
3" stencils are more suited for lower curbs. Paper stencils can last many uses with care.
Under spray is a common problem. Stencil adhesive can help.
1" Masking Tape
1" Masking tape is for all those things that 3/4" tape is too skinny for. I keep both sizes handy.
Flat White Enamel
Make sure you get Rustoleum brand flat paint for the best and longest lasting results.
Flat Black Enamel
Having several cans on hand is a great pro tip. Never run out!
A wire brush knocks off the big crud so paint can stick to the curb.
Soft Bristle Brush
Brush away small particles and dust from the curb after using a wire brush.
Masking paper is for protecting the area around your curb number from overspray.
3/4" masking tape is "just right" for taping stencils together.
When you don't want to leave tape residue, use blue painter's tape.
Follow my "one glove per day" rule and a box of gloves will last a long time.
For getting everything centered and balanced.
Impossible to list its many uses. A toolkit must-have.
Touch-ups make a good curb number great!
Lacquer thinner cleans everything from brushes to tools.
A Few Rags
You can use any old rag, but just in case you don't have any...
Pro tip: Fanny packs keep cash safe & organized!
Cut away weeds and treat the area before painting your curb.
Plastic stencils may last longer than paper. Best for flat surfaces.
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Advanced Curb Numbering Kit:
The main ingredient in reflective curb paintings, glass beads are the industry standard.
Put some glass beads in, shake and squirt airborne particles.
Blue tape is easy to remove from your stencils.
This is a very good option for hand cutting stencils.
This stencil cutter makes intricate stencils easy to create.
Exacto is the best knife for precision manual stencil cutting and trimming.
The best Exacto blade for intricate trimming you need to do.
10 mil is a good thickness for hand or machine cut stencils.
This manual knife may be an option for you. Easier for some people.
Great for keeping your stencils organized. I use one envelope per design.
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