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fithawk 05-12-2012 05:49 AM

Painting Coving

Whats the best paint for painting coving. Its been painted before so should be sealed.

joecaption 05-12-2012 10:31 AM

If your talking about cove moulding then any quality acrilic latex paint will work.
Make sure to just clean it first.

Brushjockey 05-12-2012 12:14 PM

Most the time cove is painted with a trim paint- a satin or semi gloss.
If it is presently painted with a hard shiny paint- sand it lightly to dull the shine for adhesion.
If you know the paint is an oil enamel, and you are going to a waterborne finish, I recommend also priming it with a good adhesion primer after sanding. A good grip is really essential- and the first thing to hit it is what will give that.

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