My Review of the Goose Neck Extendable Paint Brush

Updated on February 25, 2020
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Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews.

5 stars for Richard Goose Neck Bendable and Extendable Paint Brush

Paint Brush Extender vs Extendable Paint Brush

I've used paint brush extenders throughout my painting career for various types of painting projects. Brush extenders are very useful in different situations, whether it's to paint high walls above a staircase, or to cut-in ceiling corners faster.

These tools are awesome for high walls if you're scared of extension ladders, or if you don't own one. No need to tape your paint brush to a painting pole with this tool.

Goose Neck Brush vs Shur-Line Extender

I use the Goose Neck brush for high corners whenever I'm painting a ceiling and hard to reach cutting. Before using this tool, I used the paint brush extender by Shur-Line for many years.

The Shur-Line extender includes metal prongs that hold the paint brush in place. Two wingnuts allow you to adjust the angle of the brush for your cut-ins.

If you've ever used metal brush extenders with wingnuts, you know how annoying they can be to work with at times. The wingnuts on mine would come loose under pressure, even after hand-tightening them with a wrench. Having to stop and re-tighten the nuts in the middle of cutting-in is very frustrating.

The Goose Neck brush eliminates the problems I had with my rusty metal brush extender I used forever.

Bendable Paint Brush

The bendable handle is what makes this tool awesome. With this brush, you simply bend the handle to whatever angle you want without having to worry about nuts and bolts coming loose while working.

I find it a lot easier to get the precise angle I want with this tool. The handle doesn't bend back under pressure.

The Paint Brush is the Extender

This is both a negative and a positive. Most paint brush extenders, like the Shur-Line one I used previously, you have to forcefully insert the handle of the brush in between tension prongs, but with this tool, the handle of the brush itself is threaded to screw onto any painting pole.

The downside of the one-piece design is that you can never replace the paint brush since the brush cannot be removed from the handle.

Like I do with all of my brushes, I clean this one carefully and store it inside of its brush cover to protect the bristles. I expect mine to last a long time because I don't use it every day. I've painted dozens of ceilings and the brush is still in good shape.

Cutting-in with the Goose Neck

The bristles are more flexible and bouncy than the stiff bristle brushes I normally work with, but I can cut-in straight lines with this brush. You have to be careful with your cut-ins, but this tool is a huge time and energy saver.

The brush is made of a polyester/nylon blend and cleans up well. The 2 1/2-inch size is good for filling corners and cutting-in, and for a smaller brush, it holds a good amount of paint.

Is the Goose Neck Extendable Paint Brush Worth Buying?

I'm always on the lookout for painting tools that make my job as a painter easier and faster, and adding the Goose Neck paint brush to my tool collection was a no-brainer. When painting ceilings, I can paint the corners with my brush on a pole, instead of having to climb up and down a ladder.

If you're looking for a paint brush extender, this is a game changer over metal extenders with annoying wingnuts that loosen under pressure. With the bendable brush, I can get more precise cut-in angles than my old metal extender.

Richard Tools could improve this paint brush by offering a stiff bristle version for those who prefer that over a softer one. This brush won't replace my best brushes for cutting-in, but for painting ceilings, or hard to reach areas, this is an awesome painting tool that saves a lot of time and energy.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 Matt G.

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