Almost all new paint brushes have a protective paper covering which ensures the bristles stay straight at the point of sale. These paper cases quickly wear out and before long the brush is left with no protection during storage and transportation.
New to the UK, from the USA, is the Brush Shield cover. It’s a form fitting lightweight polypropylene sheath to wrap around your paint brush while you are not using it, or while you are transporting it between projects. This material is resistant to most cleaning chemicals, paints and stains.
Available in the UK from topdecbrush.co.uk, the brush shield comes in 3 sizes, 2”, 2.5” and a 3”.