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thodrick 02-05-2013 08:30 PM

Paint coming off door.
Hi, I'm new here and maybe it's been covered. I couldn't find it so sorry if this is a repeat question.

I completely sanded down my front door. I then used a latex primer and painted over that with latex. Everything looked good. Hung the door and a couple days later I noticed the paint peeling where it rests against the weather stripping. Anyway to prevent the peeling? Without getting rid of the weather stripping.


joecaption 02-05-2013 08:36 PM

How long did you let it dry before rehanging it?

jsheridan 02-05-2013 08:36 PM

Rub some vaseline on the weather stripping and it will solve it. Don't glob it on. Take a rag and little dabs and just give it a shiny appearance, an oily film. I carry a little travel size of it in the truck for that very reason. I also remove the weather stripping for a day to give the door time to dry and then reinstall. However, some paints will continue to stick long after.

thodrick 02-05-2013 08:40 PM

I let it dry for 12 hrs.

chrisn 02-06-2013 03:05 AM

what js said or wd 40 works

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