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Old 03-25-2013, 11:35 AM   #1
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painted coffee table

my coffee table paint rubs off when I dust it or even just rub a dry rag over it. What can I put on it to keep this from happening.


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Old 03-25-2013, 11:45 AM   #2
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Sure sounds like someone painted it without the proper prepping.
Anything you apply over it still would have nothing to keep it stuck on.


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Old 03-25-2013, 01:27 PM   #3
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If you painted it with a regular latex paint, it may be sticky, which is called blocking. Provided that it has very good adhesion, applying a waterborne clear varnish can help. Cleaning a painted surface is done with a cellulose sponge and water, no abrasives or ammoniated cleaners. Most manufacturers recommend allowing the paint to cure for 30 days before cleaning.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:19 PM   #4
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Rubs off as in a little color , or are chunks of paint peeling off?
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