Wagner Universal Sprayer W590 Flexio Review 

Thanks for taking your time to read our review of the Wagner universal paint sprayer W590 model.  As you can see from the image below, this is an electric paint sprayer that is a good choice for small to medium sized painting jobs.

It can cover around 15 square metres in about 6 minutes, which is of course going to be a huge time saver. This can be used to paint ceilings, walls, and fences.

It can be used with water or solvent based wall, ceiling, wood and metal paints That includes emulsion, vinyl, matt, silk, wood preservative, gloss, smooth masonry, primer, enamel, satin, enamel, lacquer, undercoat, stain, varnish and specialist coatings.

The benefit of a sprayer is you get an even application of paint, which means perfect coverage and a top class surface quality.

There are lot of paint sprayers on the UK market. This particular Wagner model is a popular choice. Like any paint sprayer, as long as you take your time, and do the right preparation, this will give you a top notch finish.

- geoff magee

How Online Buyers Rate This Paint Sprayer

Rate it highly


Percentage of Buyers

Very High








What Online Buyers Say


  • The majority of online buyers found this easy to use, but if used inside, you do need good room preparation
  • Most buyers said that the sprayer is a little fiddly to clean but you can get it done with a little patience
  • Most buyers said this saved them hours of time and they have never had a finish like it
  • Buyers who used this for long fences said it turned a 2 day project into a few hours


  • A few buyers said it clogs up too much
  • One or two buyers Said it is too much hassle so stick to a roller and brush


This sprayer gets good consistent online reviews. As Geoff mentioned earlier, all paint sprayers are designed to give you a better finish and save you time. This Wagner model, according to buyers, is good as long as you take the time to get the air flow rate and the direction and distance right.

Wagner Universal Sprayer W 590 FLEXiO Key Features

Here we summarise what we believe the key features to be.

  • 28.5 x 15.5 x 39 cm; 3.1 Kilograms
  • For small to medium-sized projects
  • Water/solvent based wall, ceiling, wood and amp; metal paint
  • Flexion Technology, single coat coverage
  • Patented I-SPRAY nozzle for extra-fine atomisation
  • X-Boost high-powered turbine for rapid paint application
  • Light weight airless spray gun with two-finger trigger - for greater precision and to work longer without fatigue
  • Direct intake / lightweight Airless gun with two-finger trigger / pressure regulation
  • HEA reversible nozzles for high and low-viscosity liquids and filter kit

Video Review of the Wagner Universal Sprayer W 590 FLEXiO

We found this excellent video of this saw, it's only around 5 minutes so it is worth a watch as it goes into some detail.

Main Features

Airless Spray painting

The Control Pro 250 R is one of a new generation of Airless paint sprayers, which have the latest High Efficiency Airless, or HEA technology. They use an innovative nozzle technology along with a very efficient and low pressure pump. The reduced pressure allows simple and clean working with an Airless device, providing maximum control with up to 55% less overspray

Paint application

Using a spray applicator like this gives a much more even application of paint. It also gives perfect coverage every times and the surface properties are maintained.You are much more likely to get irregular paint application with brush strokes or roller marks still visible on the surface. Air spraying eliminates these marks ane leaves for a much better finish.

Our Verdict on the Wagner Airless Paint Sprayer

It is very easy to recommend this great airless sprayer. As far as we can see it combines great functionality with ease of use and is good value for money if you are doing large painting projects.

If you do a lot of painting work, or even if you just have a very large single job, then it will suit you.

Compared to other models, this is the top of the range so you will easily be able to find a cheaper sprayer, but if you are looking for the best then this is it. If you are not sure that this is the model for you then check back to our Painting and Decorating Tools article for some more ideas.

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