Are things like brush cleaners really necessary why not just use white spirit?

The leading brush cleaners such as Polycell Brush Cleaner do a better job of cleaning and conditioning than white spirit, removing any chance of a colour transfer when you next use the brush.

Find your nearest Polycell stockist:

You can find Polycell products in many supermarkets, major DIY stores and smaller independent stores throughout the UK. The range they stock may vary, so it's a good idea to check product availability with them in advance to avoid disappointment.