5 Alternative Uses for Canvas Drop Cloths

Drop cloth with paint on it during home renovation
Canvas drop cloths aren’t just good for catching paint — you also can use them to enhance your home. (DepositPhotos)

The humble drop cloth doesn’t get the respect it deserves.

These canvas sheets protect floors, appliances and furniture from paint, dust and debris, and they’re destined to be spilled on, rolled up, reused and thrown away.

At least, that’s one option.

Drop cloths are one of the most versatile home improvement items because you can use them to keep job sites clean, or to make everything from curtains to room dividers.

And best of all? They’re affordable.

Here are five alternative uses for drop cloths to enhance your home’s décor and function.

Puppy sleeping on sofa with slip cover
Don’t want Fido messing up your sofa? Cover it with a drop cloth! (DepositPhotos)

1. Pet Covers

People love their pets just as they do any other family member, but each day, they face a dilemma.

They know upholstered furniture isn’t cheap, and they don’t want to replace or repair theirs anytime soon.

At the same time, they want Fido or Fluffy to feel right at home, and wouldn’t want to police their fur babies whenever those paws hit the upholstery.

Fortunately, there’s a happy medium: Cover your

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